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Luxurious Mahogany and Rosewood Secretary Desk with Over 45 Drawers

Item# DR OTTS

19 Pigeon Holes, Slant Lid Desk with Multiple Secret Compartments

Theodore Alexander Althrop Secretary Desk AL65003
 
Luxurious mahogany secretary desk with rosewood and flame mahogany inlays
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Back of storage box is a trap door which also slides out to reveal more secretive compartments
 
 
 
 
Secretary pull outs
Brass tracks on top and bottom of pull out
 
 
 
 
Fold out tray
This wood trim will hold an i-pad, note pad, papers, or pens
 
 
Althrop Secretary Desk
Brass astragals, key hardware and raised paneled doors with brass trim
 
Theodore Alexander Althrop Secretary Desk AL65003
When it comes time to do paperwork, you can spread out on many leather inset trays
 
 
Luxurious secretary interior
Every shaped drawer adds significant time to manufacturing
 
concave drawers
Concave drawers add to the complexity of this build
 
 
 
 
drawer pulls
Engraved brass drawer pulls
 
 
Althrop Secretary Desk
Flame mahogany secretary drawers with rosewood crossbandings
 
 
 
secretary with many drawers
Notice the sides of this small drawer was inlaid to match cabinets profile
 
Secretive secretary desk
Behind the two large doors, this pull out box exist with a trick backside
 
 
 
Secretary drawer
Each drawer is made from solid oak interiors
 
 
Leather tooling on Althrop desk
Two slide out trays with leather tooling and lion head drawer pulls below glass doors
 
pull out tray
Pull out tray rides on brass slides to minimize wear and tear over the years
 
Mahogany secretary door
This box with two brass trimmed doors pulls out on brass slides
 
 
Theodore Alexander Althrop Secretary Desk
Architectural columns can be pulled out for more storage
 
 
Mahogany secretary door
Notice all of the brass hardware on this door's edge. These drawers are hidden behind a false back.
 
Althrop Secretary desk drawer
Behind the two small opening doors, there is another cabinet that slides out on brass tracks
 
 
Althrop Secretary Desk
The two slant lids open and reveal a pull out for more functionality
 
Theodore Alexander Althrop Secretary
Gilded architectural cornice and columns
 
secretary drawer
Even the smallest drawers are built with18th century methods
 
Antique reproduction secretary
The two columns below slant lid can be pulled to reveal an oak mail holder and drawers
 
secretary drawer
The side of this small drawer is finely inlaid with pin striping to match the cabinet
 
 
 
 
Item#:  DR OTTS
Price: $17,200
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Description:

Luxurious mahogany secretary desk with over 45 drawers and pigeon holes.  Every drawer is dovetailed, even the smallest drawers within the cabinet are tongue and groove. This secretary desk was manufactured by skilled artisans with traditional methods and it is a true high end 18th century antique reproduction.  This desk is loaded with details.  It is a high end desk built for a stately home. Desk is made from mahogany solids and fancier rosewood and flame mahogany Veneers.  Architectural cornice and gilt crest above two locking glass doors which enclose 45 drawers and 19 pigeon holes.  Below this is an opening slant lid desk with leather inset slides.  The bottom of cabinet has two more locking doors in front of many secretive compartments which traditional secretaries are known for.  We took plenty of pictures of this cabinet. The more we inspected the cabinet, the more we found.  As you browse these pictures, read the captions below each thumbnail to get a full understanding of the cabinet and its features.

 
Measurements: 44 x 26 x 96
 
Condition: new, only artisen imperfections. Mild factory distressing
 
Price: $17,200
 
Lead Time: - 2-4 Weeks
 
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