The Slant Front shows a upper beveled motif, which is unique for its kind, this area also displays a brass lined escutcheon. An aged brass knob was added below this area, likely because there isn't a key included. The secretary area opens and closes as it should, although it's not stable enough to lean on. Newer style hinges have been added to the writing surface, and only one arm support is shown along the side. Because of this, its considered to be more of a decorative piece verses a sit down and work secretary.
The includes a series of different sized pigeon holes with an additional storage drawer found below the drop front area. The solid oak legs adds a seamless look, practically protruding through the secretary, this adds a unique Arts & Crafts look. The backside of the Secretary does have a manufactures paper label, although it is heavy warn and is illegible.
Condition: This Secretary was exceptionally well made. It does show areas of wear, which includes surface scratches, minor chips and blemishes to the finish. A split along the slat front is shown in our photo gallery. This area does not have any movement, although it's a notable area of wear. Dimensions: Overall: 28.5 wide x 40 tall x 14 deep Floor to Writing Surface: 28.After purchasing, well take your piece to our local UPS Store where itll be professionally packaged. This is a premium service that we pay for. The item "Antique Arts & Crafts Quartersawn Oak Drop Front Secretary Desk" is in sale since Thursday, September 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "scranton_antiques" and is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.