Here for sale is a unusual and rare 19th Century Secretaire. This wonderful piece has a set of pigeon holes behind folding doors and a folding desk area perfect for use in a home office. The stunning glazed cabinet below with adjustable shelf is perfect for added storage and has a key. This fabulous desk has an amazing craftsmanship and not only is a stunning piece of furniture but a really useful one too.  


Some marks and scratches to the top surface due to use. Damage to the small handles on the internal drawers. Part of lock missing to glazed lower doors. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

Please look at photos closely as they form part of the item description.


83 cm width, 46 cm depth, 116 cm height

Open 67 cm depth, height of desk area 78 cm

Desk area depth 39 cm. 

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Antique Rare 19th Century Writing Desk Secretaire Home Office Storage Cabinet