Fine antique American figured walnut fall front Empire desk, with fitted interior, columns and carved eagles claws, circa 1880 .Very nice antique Empire desk, made of figured walnut and mahogany, circa 1880. The fall front folds down to provide the writing surface, the interior is fitted with drawers and pigeon holes, below are two long drawers, below this are three graduated drawers all with the original bun shaped pulls. To each side of the drawers is a column which terminates in a carved eagles claw or talon. The graining on this desk is beautifully pronounced, condition is very good, d imensions are 41" tall x 42" wide x 22" deep closed and 35" deep when writing surface is open, a very nice antique fall front Empire secretary circa 1880. This is a true auction starting at $0.99 and sold without reserve. Do not be daunted by shipping, we ship at cost via the most economical carrier, for larger items of furniture I use Mike Caldwell Transport, who provides a door to door blanket wrapped service, at affordable rates. Item can be collected from me directly or you are welcome to use your preferred carrier. I only sell quality antique items and guarantee all items as described, feel free to call me directly with any questions on .