It is our pleasure to present, for your consideration, this beautiful Tall Victorian Empire Period Flame Mahogany Secretary with Bookcase Top, Fold out Desk and Secret Drawer (Circa: 1850). This gorgeous two-piece Secretary weighs approximately 160 pounds and measures 96 in total height (from the floor to the center top of the crown), 43 in width, and 23 in depth. Each of the 4 shelves for the bookcase top measures 38 5/8 in width and 9 ¾ in depth. This fantastic Victorian Empire Period Flame Mahogany Secretary is constructed of mahogany, and flame mahogany over secondary wood and the details are lovely! The flame mahogany bookcase top is graced with a beautiful scrolled crown adorned with a heart scrolled applique in the center and flanked with foliate scrolled appliques on the sides that are found above the fancy original wavy glass doors with arched cornice details, and fancy foliate winged escutcheons. The right door has an intact lock with a working key that is included. These doors open to reveal four display shelves (only 3 are pictured) that measure 38 5/8 in width by 9 ¾ in depth. Beneath the bookcase top are three petite dovetailed flame mahogany drawers with fancy foliate winged escutcheons and intact locks and working key. These three petite drawers sit above the fold down flame mahogany writing surface that is dressed with a new black felt writing surface. Additional storage opportunity is found in the three larger lovely dovetailed flame mahogany drawers that are adorned with beautiful foliate appliques, wooden knob pulls, and fancy foliate singed escutcheons. These three larger lovely flame mahogany drawers have intact locks and a working key is included (same key works the 3 petite drawers). Finally, some secret storage is found in the narrow hidden bottom secret drawer that simply appears to be a fancy apron. If you adore luscious flame mahogany and elegant Victorian Empire Period design, then dont miss out on the opportunity to own this phenomenal Secretary! 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. All Sales are Final. Due to e-Bays 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 shippers names. Rick Ships (Rick Hill, owner) located in Hickory, NC Blanket Wrap service. Serving areas East of Mississippi. Maas Transport (Bobby Maas, co-owner) located in , FL. Please visit our e-Bay Store for additional fine items and feel free to stop by our facility to see any of our items in person if you are in our area. Our excellent customer feedback record is a testament to the fact that this philosophy works extremely well for everyone. Beautiful Tall Victorian Empire Period Flame Mahogany Secretary with Bookcase Top, Fold out Desk and Secret Drawer (Circa: 1850)! The item “Tall Fancy Victorian Empire Flame Mahogany Secretary Desk with Secret Drawer” is in sale since Saturday, March 5, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899″. The seller is “dandkantiques” and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type: Desks & Secretaries
- Style: Empire
- Region of Origin: America
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Age: 1800-1899