19th C English diminutive secretaire desk cabinet

19th C - circa 1800 - English diminutive secrétaire desk cabinet. Mahogany, with highly figured drawer fronts which are flanked by oval reserves with satinwood string inlays. Same stringed inlays on tapered legs and base. Cross-banded drawers. Line inlaid legs. Good original glass in upper cabinet.

Good detail.

Felt replaced (could be redone in leather). Slide repaired and refinished.

Dimensions in inches, width, depth, height - 34 x 21 x 73.5
Bookcase alone is 34 x 10 x 33

$5,850 / SALE $4,750.

T. Reggiardo Antiques, located in the Presidio Heights neighborhood of San Francisco since 1998, specializes in 18th and 19th century English and Continental - Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish - furniture and works of art. The shop also carries select 20th century pieces of furniture and art.

Featured styles include Anglo-Indian, Baroque, Biedermeier, Chippendale, Empire, Expressionist, Folk, Georgian, Mieji, Modern, Neoclassic, Queen Anne, Regency, and Rococo.

The collection includes armories, benches, bookcases, bronzes, carpets, ceramics, chairs, clocks, commodes, desks, glass, ivory, lighting such as lamps and chandeliers, marquetry, mirrors, paintings, porcelain, silver, tables, tapestries and many small objets d'art.

The owner, Tom Reggiardo, has been in the antiques trade for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Antiques Dealers Association of California, which was founded in 1924 and whose members pledge "integrity and fairness in the buying and selling of antiques."

All inquires are welcome, whether about pieces on this site or other items you may be looking for.

Photographs by Tom Wacha of Stella Studio.

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