18TH CENTURY CHINESE CHIPPENDALE SECRETARY BOOKCASE: Late 18th century mahogany Chinese Chippendale secretary. Lattice work crest with central pagoda form, figural Chinese maiden with antique ivory head, hands and feet, over dentil molding. 2 fretwork glass doors, interior shelves. Drop front secretary base, opens to carved figural Chinese man on door, pierced lattice valences over pigeon holes and drawers. 2 drawers over 3 graduating full length drawers. Carved and shaped skirt and feet. Overall measures approx. 102'' h. x 43 1/4'' x 23 1/4''.
CONDITION: Crack to slant front, missing interior trim, crest in need of repair. Other wear consistent with age and use. Ivory in this piece falls under the 200 gram rule and is over 100 years old, original to the piece. Please be aware of local laws when purchasing.