Antique Pre Civil War American Empire Flaming Mahogany Bookcase Secretary
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For more information and photos, please visit http://www.aardvark-antiques.com/Antique-American-Empire-Bookcase-Secretary-p/pa1979jh.htm.American Empire bookcase secretary in flaming mahogany. This is a lovely antique piece from pre Civil War era. Topped with a moulded cornice over a conforming case with 2 hinged glass doors. There are 2 adjustable shelves inside. The upper case back is painted white over 3 drawers. The drawers are hand-cut dovetail, all with brass locks with the original brass key findings.
The bottom case with slant front door opens to a writing surface with pigeonholes and locking drawer. The original felt has been replaced. The door is supported by 2 pull-out lopers, over 2 hand-cut dovetail drawers with locks over a 2 door cabinet with 1 full length shelf. The entire cabinet is supported by carved bracket feet. Overall measurements are 22"D x 46"W x 87"H.
The sides of the bottom case have 20"W planks. Each side has a stress crack but this doesn't affect the strength or stability of the piece. It is in very good antique condition with minor wear. Circa 1830.
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- PreCivil War
- Width: 46 inches
- Height: 87 inches
- Depth: 22 inches
- Weight: 0 pound
- Very Good Antique Condition - See Listing for Details
- American Empire
- Flaming Mahogany