19th c. French Cherry Desk with Bookcase Top

ORIGIN: France
AGE: 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 43.5” wide x 24.25” deep x 72” h
MATERIALS: Cherry wood, glass
CONDITION: Very good; wear consistent with age and use; see authentic wear near drawer pulls; oilcloth desk surface is a bit uneven and worn, but intact; couple ink stains.


Attractive 19th century French cherry desk raised on slender turned legs with a single, wide, locking drawer, canted corners and an old oilcloth desk surface. The bookcase top features two wonderfully wavy glass doors opening up to two adjustable shelves. Below the cabinet is a central open storage area flanked by two small drawers and two open cubby holes.  The ebonized details set off the decorative accents and the rich cherry wood.   A handsome piece offering functionality and presence.

Additional dimensions:  desk surface height is 29.5” with 21.5” knee clearance; interior depth of hutch is 8”