Antique Mahogany Empire BUTLER DESK DRESSER Chest American Circa 1880 (PF). This Butler Dresser Chest measures a total height of about 46.5", total width x 44.5, depth 20.5". This cabinet was from Dan Farmer from Lancaster Pa. Parent's collection and stood for many years in their home amidst many antiques. The top of this beautiful Butler Desk has a one-piece wood top 1 thick x 44.5 x 20.5 See photos, The Dresser desk has decorated elements of classical style and fine artistry with nice wood veneer and craftsmanship.
A lovely cabinet that would accent any prominent home. Butler's Desk details: The details on this Butler's Desk are lovely. It is constructed of mahogany veneer.Four (4) drawers, Unique drop-down top drawer to reveal desk area. The top drawer opens to reveal a hidden desk compartment that consists of storage slots and numerous horizontal drawers with small knob pulls. When the panel is up, it conceals a network of small doors, cubbies, shelves and/or drawers used for organizing documents, and storing writing implements and paper. This Desks has fall- or drop-front for writing surface. Ample storage is found in the three bottom drawers with wood knobs. Condition: Shows appropriate use wear, markings, Some veneer distressing. See photos for condition and description Any antique over 100 years old will have some type of slight or minor imperfections or marks of character.
Such marks of use and character add to the authenticity, charm, and desirability of the piece. This is a very handsome desk and It would make a great addition to any home.