This Italian writing desk circa 1880 is covered with incredible inlays of exotic woods, producing a wonderful presence. The 5 working drawers on the front of the desk are repeated in an outline of decorative inlays on the back of the desk.
Large, freestanding five-drawer mahogany desk with elaborate marquetry inlay a
This lovely and elegant French antique bureau plat or writing table has a variety of veneers with 3 working drawers. The decorative brass ormalu and hardware is all original and create the "look" that made these French desks famous for their fashion around the world.
Beautiful English campaign style Desk with brass drawer pulls, brass casters and threaded legs that unscrew from the top. Constructed of elm, a mahogany colored finish has been applied to the wood.
The aged dark red mahogany compliments the clean mid-century style in this free standing desk with locking drawers and original brass pulls. A few unique features are the drawers and drop down cabinet doors on the back.
Antique Danish renaissance Revival table made of oak, circa 1880. The heavily carved apron is flanked by applied masks at each corner while the carved bulbous legs are connected by a molded stretcher. This could be used as a small dining table or as a gentleman or lady's desk.
This oak secretary reflects the refined grace and style of early 1800's Sweden. and has recently been given a black painted finish. The traditional interior has small drawers and 4 "hidden" compartments as well.
Stately and elegant, this tall secretary would have been a "signature statement piece" in a well to do country manor or large Swedish farm house. The white paint, which was added later, has been gently distressed fitting the age & style of the bureau.
The graceful lines of this secretary or "bureau" reveal its Swedish country heritage. The addition of a white painted finish also compliments its Swedish styling. The desk top drops down and rests firmly on 2 strong arms, so this secretary provideswork space to use as a functioning desk.
This lovely Swedish country pine secretary still maintains the beautiful original hand-painted finish. Date of 1828, along with the monogram of A.I.S. is clearly visible in upper crown indicating an important date in the family, possibly a wedding or anniversary date.
This pine drop front secretary is charming in every way, with a soft, satin wax finish that compliments the paneled doors, lovely bonnet and Swedish country styling. The pine patina has deepened through over 100 years adding to the aged grace of this traditional bureau.
This attraction of this lovely secretary (also known as a Bureau) is the deep patina that has grown richer with generations of use. Decorative carving crowns the bonnet, inlay trim outlines the panel doors and multiple small inside drawers fill the interior.
This truly lovely mid 19th century secretaire becomes a showcase thanks to the beauty of the natural pine, waxed to bring out the warmth of the wood. There are countless drawers for organization, including a hidden compartment which was often a design element in secretaries of the time.
This stately tall secretary is an elegant and classic statement piece. The entire secretary has been given a black painted finish, which has been gently rubbed off along edges to reveal an accent layer of burnt red underneath, adding both dimension and character to this lovely bureau
The wonderful proportions and symmetry are enhanced by the glowing mahogany in this magnificent Empire secretary made by a master craftsman in Copenhagen. The upper and middle section, are filled with numerous drawers with exotic inlays and secret compartments.
Outstanding early 19th century German Biedermeier secretary desk, circa 1830, with exceptional bookmatched mahogany drawer and desk front. The wood grain appears to glow from within with a shellac finish that brings the wood to life.
Antique mahogany secretaire a abattant from Denmark circa 1840-1860 made in 2 parts. The upper section features multiple rosewood front drawers and doors behind the drop front and a single drawer above. The lower cabinet has 3 locking drawers.
Extraordinary antique Empire secretary desk circa 1810-1820 from Denmark or N. Germany. The cabinet is made in 3 sections and covered in flame mahogany veneer with lighter inlays. Behind the drop front, the interior is fitted with a number of smaller drawers and secret compartments.
Rich dark wood and stately lines define this handsome Biedermeir drop front bureau secretary from Germany. Multiple interiors drawers and storage areas are accented by the turned columns of this elegant secretary.
Antique mahogany Biedermeir bureau made in Denmark circa 1830, made in three sections with a fitted interior and a tabernacle style top.
This handsome biedermeier mahogany drop front bureau is made in three sections with drawers below and a fitted interior above.
Antique flame mahogany Danish drop front secretary desk circa 1810-1830 made in 2 sections. The tabernacle style upper section has 2 drawers flanking a large center door. The lower section features beautifully crafted doors and drawers behind the drop front as well as 2 larger drawers below.
Antique mahogany cylinder roll top secretary desk from Denmark circa 1830, made in 3 sections with a pull out writing surface and multiple inlaid drawers inside. There are three drawers below the drop front and 3 concave cupboard doors above.
Antique Danish Biedermeier flame mahogany cylinder roll top secretary desk circa 1840 made in three sections. The top features a convex center door flanked by spiral columns with smaller concave doors on the sides. The lower cabinet has 3 drawers below the cylinder roll and a pull out writing surfac
Antique Swedish Karl Johan birch drop front bureau circa 1840 with three graduated drawers below and a single above the drop front. The interior is fitted with numerous small drawers and doors.
19th century antique Karl Johan birch drop front bureau from Sweden circa 1840-1860 with one upper and two lower drawers and a fitted interior.
It is the passage of many years that has deepened the patina with such richness in this pine secretary from Sweden. The simple lines of this country piece are complimented by the warmth of the waxed pine finish. Notice the 15 petite interior drawers and central cubie.
Antique Biedermeier birch secreatry desk made in Sweden circa 1840, with three lowers drawers and a top drawer that folds down to reveal a fitted interior.
This circa 1900-1920 ladie's secretary desk has a locking drop front with a fitted interior for documents. The two lower three drawers have brass harware and a band of inlay around the perimeter.
The birch glows with life in this remarkable secretary also known as a bureau. The upper cabinet interior holds the petite drawers and cubbies typical of a secretary, while the central square door has hand-carved flourishes adding to the refined elegance of this desk.
Antique birch slant front bureau desk from Sweden circa 1840, with three full drawers and a drop front with a fitted interior inside.