We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present, for your consideration, this beautiful Tall Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Lovely Floral Crown (Circa: 1880). This elegant Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk weighs approximately 175 pounds, and measures 95 in height (from the floor to the top of the crown), 43 ¾ in width, and 23 in depth. The space from the floor to the underside of the pull-out writing surface measures 30 ½ in height.This beautiful Tall Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Lovely Floral Crown is in excellent condition for its age, has many wonderful details and is just waiting for its place of prominence in your home! The bookcase top is graced with a beautiful incised leaf scrolled crown adorned with lovely large carved flowers that are accented with dimensional carved pyramidal geometric ornaments. This beautiful removable crown sits upon the crown moulding on the bookcase top.
The bookcase top has two large adjustable walnut shelves that measure 10 deep by 36 ¼ long and the wavy glass in the doors appears to be original. An intact working lock with key is found on the right door. Elegant vertical linear raised burl panels accent the sides of these doors while lovely scalloped scroll moulding is found beneath them.The handsome burl cylinder base is accented with fluting on the sides and the burl clad cylinder roll door is graced with ebonized knob pulls which appear to be original. Behind the burl clad cylinder roll door, there are 7 open pigeon-hole compartments and a pull-out black felt writing surface. Two petite drawers beneath the pigeon-holes provide some storage opportunity. All of the drawers on this cylinder roll desk are constructed with dovetail joinery. Speaking of drawers, there are a total of three (not including the two petite interior drawers). Each of these three larger drawers is adorned with raised rectilinear burl panels and period brass hardware. Additional storage opportunity is found in the file slots behind the burl clad bottom door with an ebonized knob pull. Finally castors are found on the feet to provide ease of movement.
Novice antique collectors should be aware that any antique over 100 years old will have some type(s) of slight or minor imperfections or marks of character. It is exactly these time-acquired features that intrigue collectors to ponder about how the piece must have been used and by whom. Such marks of use and character only add to the authenticity, charm, and desirability of the piece.
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The item "Tall Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk Bookcase w Floral Crown" is in sale since Friday, January 23, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "dandkantiques" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.