*SOLD* Italian Baroque Style Inlaid Walnut Bureau SecretaryAutomaton Vintage Furnishings
Impressive Italian Baroque style walnut secretaries or bureau that has been intricately inlaid, displaying expert craftsmanship and tonal wood. This grand piece is comprised of three (3) pieces that stack on top of each other.
The upper half features an arched cornice over two doors that can be locked, which open to reveal a section consisting of shelves flanking a central arched door. These shelves both include a letter slot, two shelves and pencil drawer. The small central door also can be locked and when opened unveils a petite storage space. Also included in this central section are two shelves as well as two pencil drawers and is finished off with decorative finials.
The middle piece includes a hinged writing flap that rests at a sloping angle when closed. When opening the writing desk there is a smaller storage area containing three drawers and five shelves. This desk can also be locked.
The bottom section contains three drawers that all lock and feature sturdy ring pulls for opening and closing. All the ornately decorative escutcheons and the other items of hardware are finished in a naturally patinated bronze. This piece comes with two identical keys that work on all the locks in a drawstring leather pouch.
Being multifunctional this opulent dresser can be incorporated in to a dining room, living room, study, or bedroom. It would also be Apt in a hospitality or corporate location, such as a boutique hotel lobby or members club.
Measurements: 95.5" H x 49.5" W x 24" D
Very good vintage condition. Some small nicks and chips. Small chip on right corner. Some scratches on the drop down desk. Please contact us for a full condition report.