Mitchell & Rammelsberg Antique Butlers Desk W/ Bookcase. Mitchell & Rammelsberg was a Cincinnati-based firm best known for manufacturing a variety of different high-class, Victorian-style furniture items such as bedroom suites, bed frames, dining suites, dressers, sideboards, desks, sofas, tables and much more. The items are typically made of fine mahogany, rosewood or walnut, and feature “elaborate decorative elements” as well as three-dimensional carved fruits and animals. The firm was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio by Robert Mitchell (an Irish cabinet maker) and Frederick Rammelsberg (a German immigrant). The firm was one of the first in Cincinatti to use steam-powered machinery, and by 1870 the company was using 30 steam-powered woodworking machines whilst employing 250 workers to help manufacture their furniture. The firm changed their name to The Robert Mitchell Furniture Company in 1881, however, the firm closed in 1940. Good Condition Considering Age. The interior compartments are loose. In addition there is some light marking from years of use. Some staining on the inside cabinet backing as well. See Pictures for best description. 41.5″ x 25″ x 86. (L x W x H). The sooner you pay, the sooner you get your item. We do are very best to package and secure all our items so they make safe trips to their new homes. We strive to get your items delivered in the most safe and cost effective manner. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. Add a map to your own listings. The item “Mitchell & Rammelsberg Victorian Butlers Secretary Writing Desk and Bookcase 86″ is in sale since Tuesday, January 31, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899″. The seller is “designersconsignment” and is located in Dayton, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Style: Victorian
- Maker: Mitchell & Rammelsburg
- Material: Mahogany
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Bookcase
- Color: Medium Wood Tone
- Age: 1800-1899