Antique Secretary Desk

Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions

Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions

Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions    Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions
We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present, for your consideration, this Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Roaring Lion Heads (Circa: 1870). This outstanding Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk weighs approximately 225 pounds, and measures 98 ¾" in total height (from the floor to the top of the crown), 50 ¾" in total width, and 22 in total depth. Top Bookcase section (without crown) 48 ½" in height, 49" in width and 14 in depth. Top Crown 9 ¼" in height and 50 ¾" in width.

Bottom Section with Cylinder Roll 41 ½" in height, 45" in width and 22 in depth. 3 shelves 42" in width and 9 ¼" in depth. This Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Roaring Lion Heads (Circa: 1870) is in excellent condition for its age, has many splendid details and is just waiting for its place of prominence in your home or office! The gorgeous bookcase top is graced with a fancy carved Crown that is adorned with powerful roaring lion heads with foliate scroll ornamentations that form the stylized body of the roaring lion.

These powerful lions are guarding the elegant beautifully carved center fleur-de-lis scrolled crest that resides above a handsome elongated oval raised burl panel accent with foliate carved scroll detail beneath to complete this lovely roaring lion head crown. You will note that this lovely crown is. This gorgeous bookcase top is adorned with fluted edge crown moulding above a horizontal recessed area that is graced with winged scroll-carved corner adornments, petite turned half-columns and a center winged scroll-carved fleur-de-lis adornment. These design details are the perfect accent for the fabulous bookcase doors.

Luscious raised rectilinear and vertical-linear burl panels grace the tops, sides, and bottoms of the doors. Dimensional raised geometric carved appliques adorn all four top and bottom corners of the doors. Behind these beautiful doors, you will find three adjustable walnut trimmed shelves that measure 9 ¼" deep by 42" long.

The wavy glass in the doors appears to be original. You will also notice the elegant braided ribbon carved cornices on the top corners of the doors. The right door has an intact lock and working tasseled key and the left door has a center brass hook closure on the inside for security. The phenomenal desk base is adorned with a beautiful recessed double burl panel cylinder roll door with wooden knob pulls and additional raised burl accents on the sides and petite incised fan carvings above on each corner.

Behind the cylinder roll door, there are six open pigeon-hole compartments, a larger center slot compartment, two small compartments and two petite drawers graced with ebonized knob pulls, and a pull-out black leather writing surface. Next, you will see a large center drawer beneath the cylinder roll. This large center drawer is adorned with a raised rectilinear burl panel, has an intact lock (no key) and fancy roaring lion head brass pulls and key escutcheon.

Raised burl panels are also found on each side of this large center drawer. You will notice additional storage opportunity is found in the two smaller drawers on the left that are graced with the same design details as the large center drawer.

Each of these smaller drawers has an intact lock (no key). A handsome burl adorned bottom door on the right side also provides organized storage by way of shelves and file slot compartments. This handsome bottom door has a wooden key escutcheon, an intact lock and the tasseled key that opens the bookcase top door works with this bottom door as well. Finally, this phenomenal desk base is adorned on the sides with lovely foliate carved top sconces and bottom pediments that encase the luscious burl panel accents with incised carvings. This piece is beyond spectacular and more than speaks for itself! If you love luscious burl accents and phenomenal design details, then don't miss out on the opportunity to own this Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Roaring Lion Heads (Circa: 1870). It would make a lovely statement 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-Bay's 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 shipper's names.

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The seller is "dandkantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.

  • Antique: Yes
  • Style: Victorian
  • Type: Secretary
  • Color: Walnut
  • Item Height: 98 3/4 inches
  • Material: Walnut
  • Item Length: Depth is 22 inches
  • Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
  • Item Width: 50 3/4 inches


Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions    Spectacular Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk w Roaring Lions