Antique Side by Side Secretary Desk

Antique Secretary Desk – Antique Drop Front Desk

Antique Secretary Desk

Beautiful inlaid mahogany Antique Secretary Desk and curio from circa 1915. This antique secretary desk demonstrates a high level of craftsmanship. The antique drop front desk design is historically situated between the end of the Victorian period and the beginning of Art Deco design.

Antique Drop Front Desk

The antique drop front desk or often called a side-by-side desk is a late 19th Century Victorian period furniture invention. The desk combines a bookcase or curio with a small writing desk and drawers. Indeed these types of antique secretary desks are often seen in oak. This antique model is elevated with solid mahogany, a prime and rare wood valued for its strength and beauty. This antique drop front desk is rare too, because of its intricate inlay work of satinwood, rosewood and mother of pearl within the desk surface. Feathered glass on the cabinet door, fitted with a fine mahogany overlay, also adds drama and interest to the piece of antique furniture.

Antique Victorian Desk

First of all, this antique Victorian desk has detailed woodwork that abounds on the top of this piece of antique furniture. Furthermore it has fine carvings and attenuated columns throughout. A beveled looking glass (original glass to the antique secretary desk) finishes the antique desk in late Victorian flare. A truly feminine statement piece for any home decor. Beautiful bohemian style.

Dimensions: 43″ wide x 15″ deep x 77″ tall

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