Swedish Gustavian Style Two-Part Secretaire Bookcase


Remarkable two-part secretaire bookcase featuring a slant drop front desk. Made in the Swedish Gustavian taste with a gorgeous painted lacquer finish having a distressed patina. The bookcase has three shelves behind wire grilled doors. The case is fronted by two large drawers below the drop front which houses a fitted interior consisting of four small drawers and pigeon holes. The interior is painted in a robin’s egg color or tiffany blue. The desk is supported by elegant cabriole legs and the framework is accented with a black painted trim. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.

Dimensions: 58.5"w x 27"d x 82"h

Circa: 20th Century, United States

Materials: Wood, Brass, Lacquer

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good joinery with a beautiful distressed lacquer finish and age appropriate wear.

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