• Circa: 1940
• Period: Art Deco
• Wood: Burr & Figured Walnut
• Item: Art Deco Desk
• Size: wide 4ft 7”x 1ft 7¼” deep
• Superb burr & figured walnut veneers
• Burr veneer top
• Moulded top
• Stepped design & clean angular lines
• 7 working drawers
• Hardwood lined & quarter beaded drawers
• Dovetail drawer joints
• Original turned knobs
• Recessed walnut plinths
• Inset side panels
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Single piece desk
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14-day free UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr & figured walnut pedestal office desk, circa 1940, in excellent condition. Decorated with stunning burr walnut veneers on the top, with a small gallery upstand at the back, the desk boasts a fantastic breakfront angular front design. Below, there is a small central drawer, flanked by two larger drawers either side, resting on two pedestals. Each pedestal comprises two large figured walnut working drawers. The drawers feature dovetail construction, are hardwood lined and quarter beaded (sign of quality). The drawers also retain their original knobs. The pedestals terminate on recessed figured walnut veneered plinths. This desk boasts classic Art Deco styling in the clean angular lines, handles, feet and geometric design. This is a single piece item.
The desk boasts a mellow walnut colour. It has a fantastic colour and patinaton; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This desk would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office. It would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr & figured walnut pedestal office desk, circa 1940, in excellent condition, which has been adapted from a dressing table. The desk has been French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshop, therefore the mellow colour and patination are of an excellent standard. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and insides of drawers, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no marks, stains or scratches to the top of the desk. There is no damage to the desk. The drawers retain their original turned knobs. The drawers also feature dovetail construction, hardwood interiors and quarter beading, closing flush to the frame. This is a single piece desk; it does not dismantle into sections. The desk boasts a mellow walnut colour. It has a fantastic colour and patinaton; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 80.5cm or 31¾” or 2ft 7¾”
Width = 132cm or 52” or 4ft 4”
Depth (including handles) = 54.8cm or 21½” or 1ft 9½”
Writing Height = 75.6cm or 29¾” or 2ft 5¾”
Knee Height = 63.4cm or 25” or 2ft 1”
Knee Width (pedestals) = 69cm or 27⅛” or 2ft 3⅛”
Knee Width (plinths) = 71.8cm or 28¼” or 2ft 4¼”
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