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$3500 Swedish Secretary Desk #DS134

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Height 43 1/2"

Width at top molding 41 1/2"

Depth at top molding 18 1/2"

Depth with flap down 29 1/4"

Drawer depth for interior drawers 5 1/4"

Drawer depth exterior drawers top to bottom 4" | 7" | 7"

Writing surface 36" x 17"

Height to top of flap 30"

All original primitive Swedish secretary desk from the Gustavian period, c. 1760-80. Original working locks and keys. We could not get the one drawer lock to function with the large key, so made another key for it.

And after all these many years, perfect for a laptop:

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The brass hardware is unique and handsome.

antique Swedish secretary desk

The drawers are not only dovetailed, but pegged.

antique Swedish secretary desk

Borge made a special effort to save the charming turned feet. He reinforced them:

antique Swedish secretary desk

Like all Swedish desks, the flap is solidly attached to the body:

 

antique Swedish secretary desk

The desk is basically fully restored, but we plan to fuss a bit with the lower right inteiror drawer, so that it appears balanced in its space. Otherwise, excellent condition and awaiting your choice or finishl

 

Price includes delivery in our delivery district, full restoration, a tassel for the key and your choice of a waxed finish.

Other finishes are extra - please ask us for a quote.

Do you live more than an hour from us? We ship to the continguous 48 states and larger cities in Canada - please email us with your delivery address and I will get you a trucking quote.