Antique Eastlake Victorian Walnut Drop Front Secretary Desk
An Eastlake Victorian Walnut Drop Front Secretary Desk, c. This Walnut Drop Front Secretary would look exceptional while displayed in an array of interior styles. The solid walnut shows an aged deep finish which pairs nicely with many periods. Throughout the Secretaries design, you'll enjoy raised panels, burled veneers, and reeded accenting. The Drop Front area opens and closes as it should, a key is included to drop the surface down, since there isn't a handle, the locks do not operate. The secretaries interior leads you to a spacious writing surface, accessory drawers and pigeon hole file cubbies. The chest of the piece includes a single drawer which is embellished with aged brass pulls. This drawer opens and closes as it should and shows early pin & scallop joinery, dating this piece earlier than 1900.
The bottom of the piece offers open shelf storage, which is accompanied by two storage doors. The Secretary stands on original casters, each rolls smooth. Condition: This Secretary was exceptionally well made, it's both solid and sturdy.
The finish is nicely aged, showing a fair amount of scratches, minor chips, blemishes and early repairs. We'd say the piece is in overall good condition, considering its age.
Notable areas of wear includes a split in the wood along the writing surface, this area doesn't appear to have any movement. After purchasing your new piece, we begin the booking process by locating a White Glove Transporter who can accommodate the route. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries".
The seller is "scranton_antiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Antique: Yes
- Handle Finish: Antique Brass
- Color: Dark Walnut
- Material: Brass, Walnut
- Item Length: 21\
- Additional Parts Required: No
- Brand: Unsigned
- Mounting: Free Standing
- Type: Secretary
- Department: Interiors
- Number of Drawers: 1
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Assembly Required: No
- Item Height: 49\
- Theme: Victorian, Eastlake
- Style: Victorian
- Features: Solid Walnut, Burl Veneers, Raised Panels
- Time Period Manufactured: 1800-1899
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Finish: Satin
- Item Width: 39\
- Handle Material: Brass
- Item Weight: 100+ lbs