Late Gustavian Secretary with Glass Fronted Library


Swedish secretary from the late Gustavian period, circa 1820, in two parts.  The upper library section has a molded cornice with dentil detail over a pair of glass doors.  Inside are two adjustable shelves.  The lower section has a fitted, slant-front desk over four drawers with brass pulls.  The interior of the desk features two banks of drawers, with smaller drawers on either side of a central compartment which has a small interior drawer.   The entire piece rests on a compressed bracket base.

  • Height: 89½" (28" to writing surface)
  • Width: 43½"
  • Depth: 23½"

Ref. # 11-06

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