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Unusual Chinese Import Padauk Antique Secretaire Campaign Chest

£2,450.00 or Best Offer 16d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: j.driscoll1 (1,320) 100%, Location: Clitheroe, Ships to: GB, Item: 161784239253 Driscolls Antiques Ltd Unusual Chinese Import Padauk Antique Secretaire Campaign Chest A Spectacular And Very Rare Mid Nineteenth Century Chinese Secretaire Campaign Chest, made from padauk wood with a beautifully figured top above a deep sectetaire drawer with drop down front and attractively fitted interior with central cupboard and several small drawers and pigeon holes. The lower section has two over two graduating drawers with decorative brass handles and wonderful ebony string inlay. Other exquisite features include the original backboards and the original side brass carrying handles. This wonderful piece stands on beautifully turned feet and is full of the charm and character that you would expect from a true antique. The padauk has aged to a warm shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing. Approximate Dimensions are: Height:107cm / 42 inches Width:102cm / 40 inches Depth : 55cm / 21.5 inches Ref No : 05518 Items of this age and quality are becoming very rare to find, they are not just a beautiful piece of furniture but also a very good investment. A piece of furniture of this quality should sell for around £5000. In a London antique shop it may have a price tag of well over £8000. See 100s more pieces of quality antique Furniture at www.stores.ebay.co.uk/Driscolls-Antiques-LTD Please add us to your favourite seller list as we add new stock on a regular basis. If you would like to see this item before bidding you can view it at our huge Antique Furniture warehouse in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Or you can telephone for more details on 01200 425 443 Here at Driscolls Antiques we are well known for stocking a large selection of ever changing quality antique furniture competitively priced. As Members of LAPADA Driscolls Antiques Ltd are committed to upholding high standards of practice and the sale of good quality authentic antique furniture. A purchase from us can be made with complete confidence. Payment details Please note, all items must be paid for within 5 days of the auction ending. We accept most major credit/debit cards, personal cheque, bankers draft or cash on collection. Delivery details This is an approximate price guide.Standard one Man delivery - England, Wales and Scotland £60+VAT.Two man assembled delivery – Quote upon RequestRest of the world – quote upon request. Delivery in very busy times can take up to 28 days or alternatively you would be welcome to collect or arrange your own courier. We offer a 28 day money back guarantee, see terms & conditions. Product Type: Chests, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Dutch/ Flemish, Age: 1800-1899, Material: Padauk

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