It has four serpentine drawers in the base, which are all dovetailed and they retain the original Chippendale hardware. It is all finished off with a multiple molded applied bracket base, ending in a ball and claw foot. The overall size of the desk 36" wide x 21" deep x 84high to top of the flame finials. The two glass doors on top open to expose a dual shelf interior with inside dimensions of 32" wide x 9" deep x 29" high with shelves at a fixed height of 10.5" and 19 high.
It is a beautiful desk - it comes with a key, the locks work. As the slanted surface is moved down the support brackets extend. When fully horizontal, you have a stable surface with almost no play.
The writing surface is 31-3/4 wide and 13 deep with an additional 10 before the drawers for a total of 23. The item "Vintage Governor Winthrop Desk/Secretary" is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1900-1950". The seller is "rabvw81" and is located in Haddam, Connecticut.This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.