North German Empire Secretary, circa 1810

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Product ID : SEC00158

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46 1/4" wide x 22" deep x 80" high

From the Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein region of Germany, once part of Denmark, a handsome Empire secretary in ash with tiered bureau bookcase with bowed doors. Interior writing desk is in birch and kingswood and consists of ten small drawers and one closed compartment which houses two interior drawers. Desk top offers two sliding door panels in oak with an adjustable lift-up writing or reading surface, also in oak. Three long storage drawers follow underneath desk top. Denmark, circa 1810.

Period: Empire

Place of Origin: Germany

Date of Manufacture: 1800-1810

Period: Early 19th Century

Materials and Techniques: Polished Ash,InlayKingwood,Birch,Oak

Condition: Excellent. Secondary wood is oak. All locks are original and hand made in the old style with very complex cut out key patterns . (2) original keys Lower back panel was replaced..


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