A genuine and rarely seen example of an Antique French Biedemeier Secretaire Chest which our experts have dated from around 1820.
At almost two hundred years old this Secretaire Chest is offered for sale is excellent condition for just £1750. As you can see from the images provided, it is made from the very best quality materials and is destined to both look good and be extremely useful, wherever you may choose to place it.
As you can see from the above, the beautiful flame mahogany that has been used has only improved over the two centuries since it was made and the finish is so good that, even if you never actually used it, it would justify its existence a a piece of beautiful furniture to just look at and admire.
Here at Desirable Desks however, we hope that you will really get the maximum benefit from any desk or other piece of furniture we sell to you and this one certainly has a lot to offer, including:
A slide out secretaire writing surface
Six small but useful drawers in which to store stationery and precious things (see above) plus three further, larger, drawers at the bottom:
A beautiful top surface for a great appearance:
An arched cubbyhole for storage:
To summarise, this is truly a really old, charismatic and beautiful example of the timeless Biedermeier style of furniture.
The secretaire chest measures 101cm high x 107cm wide x 57cm deep. If you prefer your measurements in inches, that would be: Height 3 feet, 4 inches x Width 3 feet, 6 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches.
For those of you unfamiliar with the term “Biedermeier” – it was a term used to describe a style of furniture that became very popular in Vienna in the 19th century. It can be characterised by its simple, graceful curving lines. Biedermeier furniture usually features attractive veneered wood and, often, dark, decorative inlaid decoration.
Please feel free to call us on +44 20 8809 9605 to talk to one of our experts about this chest. Please mention our stock reference 07197 when contacting us in order to avid confusion as we stock several items of a similar nature at any given time.
You can have this antique secretaire chest packed and shipped to you wherever you may be but please request a shipping quote before placing your order. UK mainland shipping is free of charge.