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Antique Secretaire Sideboard, English, Correspondence Cabinet, Victorian, C.1900

Antique Secretaire Sideboard, English, Correspondence Cabinet, Victorian, C.1900

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Our Stock # 18.8595

This is an antique secretaire sideboard. An English, mahogany drop-front correspondence cabinet, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

  • Of excellent proportion and graced with Art Nouveau taste
  • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order throughout
  • Select stocks show fine grain interest and deep caramel hues
  • Quality bevelled mirror plates with a desirable light foxing and bright appearance
  • Breakfront pediment accentuated with dentil moulding over a pair of narrow alcove corner shelves
  • Upper cabinet hosts a pair of generously sized shelves behind the large mirrored doors
  • Wide sideboard surface with a tiered edge moulding sits above the cabinet base
  • Dressed throughout with working locks — key present
  • Superb secretaire front with carved frieze framing the pair of brass drop handles over shaped backplates
  • Accessed by push button to each side, the writing surface sits ahead of a suite of storage compartments
  • Inset green leather skiver with gold tooling in original order
  • Field panel lower doors catch the eye with striking Art Nouveau relief carvings
  • The sideboard raised upon a plinth foot, with bracket feet to the front and rear

This is a superb antique secretaire sideboard, with an attractive finish and suite of useful storage and features. Ideal for penning an occasional correspondence note, whilst offering a generous range of storage throughout. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 122cm (48'')
Closed Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
Extended Depth: 93cm (36.5")
Max Height: 185cm (72.75'')

Writing Surface Width: 108cm (42.5'')
Writing Surface Depth: 42.5cm (16.75'')
Writing Surface Height: 77cm (30.25'') 

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