Seller: j.driscoll1 (1,353) 100%, Location: Clitheroe, Ships to: GB, Item: 162114332920 Product Type: Chests, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Art Deco, Age: 1800-1899, Material: mahogany, Details: Driscolls Antiques Ltd Unusual Scottish Figured Mahogany Antique Secretaire / Chest This Unusual Scottish Figured Mahogany Antique Secretaire / Chest circa, 1820 is Truly Unique and comes with full history that is quite remarkable and also apparently by the cabinet makers James Mein. With a beautifully figured top with half round moulded edge and unusual brass inlay with ebonized detailing. The central secretaire has a striking flamed mahogany central panel with key with working lock and the front falls down to reveal a writing surface with several pigeon holes and four unusually figured small drawers. The secretaire drawer is flanked by four oak lined cock beaded drawers with the original, well used brass handles. The lower section has two beautifully figured flamed mahogany doors with unusual beaded edge / cross banding and small brass inlaid detailing. The interior comprises of three oak lined sliding linen trays and stands on small turned bun feet. This wonderful piece is full of the charm and character of a true antique and the mahogany 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:100cm / 39.5 inches Width:124cm / 49 inches Depth : 59cm / 23 inches Ref No : 05962Items 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 £4000. In a London antique shop it may have a price tag of well over £5000. 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 443Here 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 usually takes around 1 – 2 weeks but 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.