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Date Listed 08-Mar-17
Address Waterloo, ON N2J2W7
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For Sale By Owner

Very Fine Antique Secretary Desk with unique provenance, owned by Emil Vogelsang, signed by Otto Vogelsang, and Louisa Vogelsang, and the maker E.A. Short, Emil is one of the founding fathers of Kitchener Waterloo, who founded the first button factory here. It is made of either mahogany, walnut or butternut, I believe it is butternut, with pine backing wood, Black leather lined writing surface, signed and dated piece made circa 1870. Original cylinder blown sheet glass in upper doors. large fixed shelves in lower section. Arched cornice mounding at the top. The secretary is built in two sections for easy transportation. It is about 89" high and about 48" wide and about 24" deep in the bottom section. Believed to be all original, including the finish. This piece of furniture is of superb quality, is in outstanding original condition, with a flawless provenance. This piece is rather valuable, and we are not giving it away. If you understand the value of this piece and are seriously interested in purchasing it please contact me by email. In addition we have available cherry lampstand sidetables, Cranberry Glass, Milk glass, blue glass, green glass, china, paintings, etc. Please see our other ads
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