Antique Military Secretaire Glazed Bookcase

Price: $4900

Dating to the late 19th century, circa 1880s, this English military secretaire glazed bookcase is a superb find of excellent quality. Constructed from solid mahogany timbers, this fine example offers a glass encased bookcase (with he original glass), a writing desk and 3 lower graduating drawers. Separating into 2 pieces: a pair of original glass doors which enclosed 2 adjustable shelves, the enclosed glass door bookcase offers ample storage for book lovers!  The secretaire drop front drawer reveals a very well fitted area with the original tooled leather writing surface along with an individual central small cupboard and 12 circular hole compartments; perfect for storing bottles of wine! Below the secretaire are 3 graduating drawers all with recessed campaign handles. Original locks & key. With the most beautiful warm hues to the mahogany timbers, this antique military secretaire / bookcase is a handsome find.

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  • circa 1880s, English military secretaire glazed bookcase of excellent quality
  • solid mahogany timbers, a glass encased bookcase
  • secretaire drop front with the original tooled leather writing surface
  • 3 graduating drawers, all with recessed campaign handles
  • original lock & key
  • Total H 204cm Bottom Section H 110cm & D 52cm Top Section Height 92cm & D 38cm W 107cm