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Antique American Renaissance Revival Carved Walnut Secretary Desk Bookcase, 1870



A very grand antique American Renaissance Revival carved bookcase secretary, circa 1870. The bookcase in two parts, the top bookcase having an ornately carved crown with floral and architectural detail and flanked by twin turned finials. Below are twin glazed arched doors flanked with carved fruiting corbel brakets, the top of the door arches are surmounted with carvings of bunches of grapes, the doors enclosing four adjustable shelves. The base having a single fall front drawer enclosing a tooled and gilded inset brown leather writing surface, the sides of the drawer are finely pierced with carving, The base having twin cupboard doors with applied walnut leaf carving and flanked by accanthus leaf carved corbel brackets. The bookcase secretary is in very good condition.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 104.25 in. (264.8 cm)Width: 49.75 in. (126.37 cm)Depth: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)
  • Style
    Renaissance Revival (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C8471stDibs: LU4876122627512

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    Ships From: Portland, OR
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