A stunning 19th century figured mahogany secretary bookcase. With an overhanging top over two inset glass paneled doors accented with fretwork that open to reveal a floral lined backing and two adjustable shelves. The base with a rectangular top over a faux-double drawer that rolls out and reveals a writing desk. With button hinges flanking the front panel that, once pressed, release the panel exposing a flat writing surface with inset leather below various small drawers and pigeon holes. The three remaining drawers in the bay are graduated and provide additional storage. Each drawer accented with later brass pulls. Keys included.
Provenance: Purchased from The Furniture Vault, Islington, UK for 3,500 British Pounds in the 1980's.
Overall good antique condition with expected signs of use including some lifting and loss to some areas of veneer. A stunning piece.
Measures 88" h. x 45" w. x 22 3/4" d.
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