AGE: Early 20th c.
DIMENSIONS: 31.25” wide x 16.25” deep (26" deep when desk is open) x 55.5” h; desk surface measures 25.5” wide x 12.25” deep
MATERIALS: Walnut and birdseye maple veneers, brass hardware, leather
CONDITION: Very good; leather is newly replaced; small crack in veneer inside desk area (see photo)
This tall vintage French secretary chest features a convenient fall front desk, five locking drawers and beautiful walnut veneers. The desk area features a chestnut brown leather writing surface with a gilt Greek key decoration, two drawers and an open storage area fitted with birdseye maple veneers. The case has a molded top, canted corners, and is raised on bracket feet. Two original keys provided.