English Georgian Style Inlaid Walnut Slant Front Secretary, 19th c., the rectangular top over a slant lid with an inset gilt tooled leather writing surface, to an interior with drawers and cubby holes and two "secret" compartments, over two frieze drawers and two graduated long drawers, the whole on ogee bracket feet, H.- 43 1/4 in., W.- 42 in., D.- 21 1/4 in.
Condition consistent with age and use. Wear, dents and scratches are observed throughout the tops. Several watermarks are observed on the tops. Two approximate 5 inch hairline cracks are seen on the left and right edges of one example. Scuffs are seen on the edges of the slides. The middle and bottom drawers of one example protrude slightly. Heavy wear is observed to the feet. Trim is lacking on the right sides. 2/3 of trim is lacking from one left side and a ½ inch section of trim is lacking from the front. A pea-size chip is noted in one bottom drawer. Heavy wear, measuring approximately 3 inches, is noted on the back right edge of one nightstand. A separation is noted in the back of one example and one side is pulling away from the frame. Two vertical cracks are seen in the back of the other. A nice pair.
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