The Moore Combination Superior Grade Secretary, executed in Walnut and Burl, is a massive desk, and with two 4-hinged Cabinet doors concealing a drop down writing surface with gold tooled leather top. This desk has and does it all— it rolls, locks, rotates. It has a filing cabinet, a letter box, and a writing surface. A beautiful example of how the Victorian Cabinet makers achieved function and efficiency while embracing the aesthetic. An elegant desk is beautiful condition, with ebonized details, original hardware, all drawers have bird’s eye maple veneers and incised decorations.
Very RARE and Important Moore Combination Patent Secretary desk, c. 1878, SUPERIOR GRADE