Desks & Secretaries
Victorian Walnut & Burl Drop-front Secretary Bookcase Circa 1870
Item #: AF1695
Description: 2 piece secretary bookcase. Upper section: Dramatic upper cornice crown with burl highlights. 2 glass doors with shaped paneled frames open to shelved bookcase interior. Paneled drop-front opens to reveal secretary interior and lined writing surface. Lower section: Single burl paneled full length drawer with "teardrop" pulls, 2 burl paneled cupboard doors for additional storage. Shaped bracket feet.
Materials: Walnut, burl walnut. Pine secondary
Dimensions: Height: 96". Width: 36". Depth: 21-1/2".
Locality and Period: Unknown maker. c.1870.
Comments: Elegant proportions and burl decorative design work.