Vintage secretary with bookcase, possibly walnut (but not certain) , manufactured by Skandia Furniture Co. This piece has many unique features: 3 curved drawers with serpentine front, pull down desk writing table and a bookcase with 2 shelves with decorative doors.
The fold down writing table has slide out supports. Inside are 3 pull out drawers, a fan motif decorates the prospect door.
There are column motifs on either side of the prospect door that pull out for hidden storage. The bookcase doors have decorative fretwork and close over 2 shelves. This piece also features eagle claw and ball feet, a broken pediment top and a carved finial. Beautiful antiqued brass hardware on the drawers.
There is obvious signs of wear, scratches, blemishes, some chips in the wood and some pieces of the woodwork are loose. There is no glass for bookcase doors. Dimensions: 77" H X 31" W X 17.5 D.Skandia furniture was known for making quality items. Many Swedish immigrant wood workers worked for Skandia after arriving in the Unites States. Most of their products were made out of walnut. The item "Vintage Skandia Furniture Co. Secretary Desk Serpentine Front Bookcase" is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1900-1950". The seller is "mstylilac_8" and is located in Sunderland, Maryland. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.