Johannes Sorth Oak Bookcase / Secretary - Tønder
Designer: Johannes Sorth
Producer: Nexo Mobel Fabrik
Model: Oak Secretary / Bookcase
Time Period: 1950´s
Dimensions: 72" High x 39½" Width/Length x 17" Deep (24" Deep with the desk pulled out) Pull out workspace: 15.5
About the design:
Impressive quality hardwood oak secretary / bookcase by acclaimed Danish designer, Johannes Sorth, features a central tambour door that opens to reveal 3 tiny drawers with crossed circle pulls and various pigeon holes for sorting your paperwork.
The top section has two adjustable shelves with angled front edge detail to highlight the upward reaching tapering. The center desktop pulls out to serve as a writing desk and the lower section has 3 drawers with matching door pulls. Finally, remark the contoured and sculptural base with conical legs, the rare wood grain runners and the overall rich patina.
Please note that a hole was previously drilled in the back for wires. See photos.