Victorian teak secretaire military chest
Here we offer you a Victorian teak secretaire military chest, one of the best you are likely to see on the market.
Having the rare feature of a narrow secretaire desk drawer which is the lowest thin drawer in the top half, that slides out in a telescopic action on runners. The drawer is fitted with a leather inset writing surface that is edged in satin birch. It lifts (on hinges) to allow a stationary rack to lift into place. There are multiple storage sections, cubby holes, a secret compartment with drawers and compartments.
This Victorian teak secretaire military chest brass is fitted shaped flush brass handles and strap corners. It was made in 2 parts for ease of movement when it was to be transported around the British Empire.
Teak was chosen to use for its timber in its construction, as teak is most resilient to sea conditions as well as for different climates.
When it was being restored the cabinetmaker removed the back and found the original owners name. Colonel Johnson and dated 1884
Imagine what wonderous adventures and stories this military campaign chest could tell.
99cms wide (39ins)
51cms deep (20ins)
109cms high (43ins)
All dimensions are approximate
We can arrange delivery nationwide or for it to be shipped overseas
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