• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Item: Art Deco Desk
• Size: 3ft 8½”wide x 1ft 9”deep
• Superb burr walnut veneers
• Serpentine front
• Moulded top
• Curved corners, stepped design & clean lines
• Floral cartouches
• 6 graduated drawers
• 1 central blind drawer
• Mahogany lined drawers
• Dovetail drawer joints
• Original ruby red Bakelite drawer handles
• Recessed plinths
• 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 walnut serpentine desk, circa 1930, in excellent condition. The desk features a classic serpentine design, with two bow shaped pedestals. The desktop boasts stunning quality burr walnut mirror-matched veneers, flanked by a twin-moulded perimeter, with a blind central drawer below, flanked by two bow shaped pedestals. The pedestals are decorated with floral cartouches above the chamfered corners. The pedestals contain six graduated drawers, all of which retain their original ruby red Bakelite handles. The drawers are constructed with dovetailed joints, comprising mahogany drawer linings. The pedestals terminate on elegant recessed art deco curved plinths. This desk boasts classic Art Deco styling in the overall design of the curved corners, clean lines to the tops, the handles and the feet. This is a single piece item. It is unusual to see a desk of this design and shape in the marketplace.
The desk boasts a mellow walnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, 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.
This desk is in good condition. 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’ feature their original ruby red Bakelite handles, and they close flush to the frame. This is a single piece desk; it does not dismantle into sections. The desk boasts a mellow walnut colour. As it boasts the original polish, 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 = 72cm or 28⅜” or 2ft 4⅜”
Width = 113cm or 44½” or 3ft 8½”
Depth (including handles) = 53.5cm or 21”or 1ft 9”
Knee Height = 54.6cm or 21½” or 1ft 9½”
Knee Width (pedestals) = 55.5cm or 21⅞” or 1ft 9⅞”
Knee Width (plinths) = 58cm or 22⅞” or 1ft 10⅞”
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Ref. Art Deco Desk 33