Antique Early 1800’s Swedish Abbatant secretaire chest of drawers


An exceptional early 1800’s Swedish Biedermeier secretaire abbatant chest of drawers in excellent original condition with a beautifully book matched walnut front and inner drawers. Gilt ormolu key escutcheons and acanthus leaf carving make this beautiful piece of furniture sing. We love this statement piece of furniture. Original keys and also original Swedish 1960s magazine article featuring the unit for sale. In today’s money the cost then would have been approximately £4,000

148cm Height

52cm Depth

105cm width

81cm full width from back to desk open

Desk opening 37cm

As a genuine antique/vintage product there is wear and use commensurate with age.  Some wooden products may have signs of historic woodworm. As a precaution we apply a clear triple action woodworm treatment that also kills wet rot, dry rot and woodworm. Please look at all the images carefully and ask any questions pre purchase as we do not unfortunately offer refunds due to the size and shipping costs of our antiques/items.  All our items are available on line at Search & Rescued and other online stores.