Secretary ~ Bookcase, 19th Century Antique English in Mahogany

2805-85836 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

89H x 49W x 22.5D

Location: Dallas

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19th Century Antique English Mahogany Secretary ~ Bookcase is the essence of tailored architecture, with diamond shaped panes for display above, and spacious drawers below with the top one dropping down to reveal a wonderful work station!  Rosewood pull knobs, bird's eye maple facing on the drawers, and a tooled leather work surface combine with arched cubby holes and a central inlaid cabinet for a stunning interior.  Two huge drawers below add storage space, with wonderful display opportunities in the glazed bookcase section above.  Hand-crafted from exotic imported mahogany, such pieces were treasured by the burgeoning middle and upper classes during the period, displaying one's education and ability to afford expensive libraries!

Circa 1880s

Measures 89H x 49W x 22.5D