Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Table top desk secretary?

In Furniture > Desks > Show & Tell.
Desks593 of 620 Mother of Pearl Inlay Desk and Chair from Syria.Antique Sideboard
Love it
Like it

Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
bluemoonbluemoon loves this.
LS3232LS3232 likes this.
lawat56lawat56 loves this.
TamiaTamia loves this.
Mrj303Mrj303 likes this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 10 years ago

    (2 items)

    Hi, I am trying to identify this desktop or tabletop, secretary? Is there an "official" name for this style piece. I just picked this up on craigslist.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    See all
    Antique Secretary Desk
    Antique Secretary Desk...
    1920's Antique Spinet Secretary Desk Mahogany
    1920's Antique Spinet Secretary...
    Antique Secretary Desk
    Antique Secretary Desk ...
    Vintage English PIne Furniture Antique German School Desk Cabinet ~ RARE
    Vintage English PIne Furniture Anti...
    Antique Secretary Desk
    Antique Secretary Desk...
    See all


    1. jackofalltrades, 10 years ago
      I'd call it massively cool .
    2. Tamia, 10 years ago
      OMG! I love this piece! Wish I could help you identify it, but it's not like anything I've ever seen before.
    3. elizabethsestatefinds4you elizabethsestatefinds4you, 10 years ago
      This is why I love Craigslist! :)
    4. tikiray tikiray, 10 years ago
      My great-grandfather had a desk and the top of it was shaped just like your piece. I don't remember any details other than it was worth a small fortune. Sadly, 10 years after my grandmother died my grandfather remarried... for convenience sake (anyway.... thats a whole other Oprah show). His health was getting bad and about 3 years after he remarried he died and his new "wife" sold all of our family furniture, silverware, crystal and two houses without asking if we wanted any of it. I'm not bitter, can you tell? lol

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.