We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present, for your consideration, this beautiful Walnut Victorian Slant Front Secretary Desk Bookcase with Burl Accents and Large Carved Sunflower Crown (Circa: 1870). This fine Victorian Secretary Desk weighs approximately 165 pounds, and measures 89 in height (from the floor to the top of the crown), 37 ¾ in width, and 20 in depth.This fantastic Walnut Victorian Slant Front Secretary Desk Bookcase with Burl Accents and Large Fancy Crown breaks down into three pieces for transport (crown, bookcase top with desk, and bottom base) , is full of character, has many lovely design details, original wavy glass, and a spectacular warm finish which appears to be original. The bookcase top is graced with a handsome, large carved sunflower crown with beautiful burl panel accents.
This fabulous removable crown sits on the gorgeous top crown moulding. The bookcase portion of the top is adorned with lovely fluting details along with petite square burl accents that surround the original glass doors. There is an intact lock on the glass doors and a decorative (non-working) key is included to assist in opening the doors. The left door has an older repair where the hinge was moved to a different position, none of which impacts the beauty or structural integrity of the door. Two adjustable shelves that measure 33 ¾ long by 8 deep provide display and storage opportunity.
The elegance continues on the slant front door which is graced with a lovely large burl panel. This elegant slant front door opens to reveal a black felt writing surface along with six pigeon-hole slots, two small front drawers, and three large file slots. A decorative (non-working) key is included to assist in opening the door. The burl panel detailing found on the elegant slant front door is repeated on the two side dovetailed drawers as well as on the bottom door.
These two side dovetailed drawers have intact locks and period brass pulls. The large center drawer has dovetailed construction and fluted detailing and is also graced with period brass pulls.. The lovely bottom door with burl detailing has an intact lock and opens to reveal three large file dividers. Finally, the sides of the secretary base are adorned with lovely incised carved sconces that are found beside of the large top drawer.If youve been searching for a lovely original finish Victorian Secretary with a lovely intact crown, then dont miss out on the opportunity to own this Walnut Victorian Slant Front Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Large Carved Sunflower Crown and Burl Accents. It would be absolutely beautiful in any room of your home or office! Novice antique collectors should be aware that any antique over 100 years old will have some type(s) of slight or minor imperfections or marks of character. It is exactly these time-acquired features that intrigue collectors to ponder about how the piece must have been used and by whom. Such marks of use and character only add to the authenticity, charm, and desirability of the piece. Due to e-Bays new policy regarding contact information, we are only able to provide you with the names of the shippers and you will need to do an internet search to find their contact information. We hope that e-Bay will revise. This very inconvenient policy change in the near future. Meanwhile, here are the shippers names. Rick Ships (Rick Hill, owner) located in Hickory, NC Blanket Wrap service. Serving areas East of Mississippi.
Maas Transport (Bobby Maas, co-owner) located in , FL. Please visit our e-Bay Store for additional fine items and feel free to stop by our facility to see any of our items in person if you are in our area. Our excellent customer feedback record is a testament to the fact that this philosophy works extremely well for everyone. Beautiful Walnut Victorian Slant Front Secretary Desk Bookcase with Burl Accents and Large Carved Sunflower Crown (Circa: 1870)!
The item "Walnut Victorian Slant Front Secretary Desk Bookcase w Large Fancy Crown Ca1870" is in sale since Thursday, January 30, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "dandkantiques" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.