Hand Painted Lacquer Chinese Style Antique Secretary Desk & Bookcase #32311. A wonderful traditional secretary desk and bookcase from the 1920’s has original black lacquer with hand painting and raised enamel in the Chinese manner or Chinoiserie. The interior is contrasting red lacquer, also hand painted. Ball and claw feet, double arched top and the serpentine curved front are authentic on this American made antique furniture. No maker’s signature survives. The original outside finish has been preserved with satin varnish, the interior desk area shows wear, see photos. There are secret drawers, and when the drop front is opened, brass mechanisms push out “automatic” supports. A key operates the locks on the bookcase and dropfront only. Measurements are 39″ wide, 22″ deep, 83″ tall and the desk top is 29″ high. Please view 30 photos at full screen size for best detail. The Harp Gallery 2495 Northern Rd Appleton, WI 54914. We are only happy with satisfied customers! Please reach out to us with any concerns or questions. The item “Hand Painted Lacquer Chinese Style Antique Secretary Desk & Bookcase #32311″ is in sale since Saturday, November 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1900-1950″. The seller is “harpgallery” and is located in Appleton, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Style: Chinese
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Desk
- Time Period Manufactured: 1900-1950