Antique Secretaire Bookcase, Scottish, Mahogany, Cabinet, Victorian, Circa 1880
This is an antique secretaire bookcase. A Scottish, mahogany cabinet dating to the late Victorian period of the 19th century, circa 1880
A fine and rare example in very good order
Crafted in choice cuts of quality mahogany
Good consistent colour and desirable grain interest
Working locks and keys throughout
Raised on beautifully carved hairy lion paw feet
Modest crown moulding with crossbanded frieze
Upper cabinet flanked by magnificent helically reeded pillars
A pair of plain field panel doors close with a brass dust strip
Brass keyhole escutcheon with working lock and key
Opens to reveal a single full-width shelf within
Locking secretaire drawer dressed with loop handles over lion mask back-plates
Inset, forest green leather writing surface before seven cubbies
Over three stationery drawers dressed with brass pulls
Six pane glazed doors featuring the original glass
Brass dust strip and keyhole escutcheon with working lock and key
A pair of removable bookshelves within
A very fine piece to grace any library or drawing room. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 120cm (47.25'')
Max Depth: 55cm (21.75'')
Max Height: 208cm (82'')
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Our Ref: 18.5933