French Antique Secretary Desk from 1830: Walnut Root Veneer and Exquisite Marquetry
Step into the past with this captivating French antique secretary desk dating back to the early 19th century, to the so called Restoration period around 1830. Immerse yourself in its timeless beauty as it showcases a stunning walnut root grain veneer on the front, creating an eye-catching focal point. The desk features three drawers beneath the writing flap and an additional drawer positioned above it, providing ample storage space.
Open the desk to reveal its inner charm, highlighted by the exquisitely designed floral marquetry adorning the 15 small drawers. Each intricately crafted detail showcases the craftsmanship of the era. The middle section is elegantly decorated with an open compartment, complemented by a mirror, adding a touch of sophistication to the piece. The writing surface retains its original leather covering, preserving its authenticity and adding a tactile element to the desk.
This secretary desk has been expertly refinished with a shellac hand-polish to restore its original splendor, ensuring it is in excellent condition for years to come. It measures Height: 63.78 in (162 cm), Width: 40.95 in (104 cm), Depth: 19.69 in (50 cm).
Embrace the allure of this remarkable secretary desk, a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of the 19th century. Its gorgeous walnut root veneer, intricate marquetry, and original leather covering combine to create a functional and visually stunning piece. Elevate your space with this extraordinary desk that seamlessly blends history and beauty.