• Circa: 1905
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Mahogany
• “D” shaped cylindrical top
• 2ft 6⅛” wide
• Inlaid pediment / gallery
• Decorative marquetry satinwood & olivewood inlay
• Satinwood banding to whole of desk
• Sliding / pullout writing base
• Dark green leather
• 7 internal pigeon holes
• 2 internal drawers
• Original working locks & keys
• Original brass handles
• Hand dovetailed mahogany drawer linings
• Fine tapered leg with string inlay
• Original castors & brass collars
• Completely original
• Stunning original polish & patination
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a superb quality antique Edwardian lady’s solid mahogany and green leather marquetry inlaid cylinder desk, circa 1905, in excellent original condition. Incorporating a shaped pediment back above a sliding retractable cylinder front inlaid with a ribbon-tied urn with leafy scrolls and swags, enclosing a sliding plateau, with inset green leather writing surface, consisting of 7 pigeon holes and 2 small drawers. Below, the frieze consists of a pair of drawers, outlined throughout with boxwood stringing and constructed with solid mahogany hand dovetailed drawer linings. The desk stands on satinwood string inlaid tapered square legs, terminated on brass casters. The cylinder retains the original working brass lever lock and key. The desk has been traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore the patination and colour of an excellent standard.
The desk features a rich mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; 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. The desk would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as they it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This Edwardian mahogany cylinder desk is in excellent original working condition. The cylinder desk has been traditionally French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore it boasts a stunning colour and patination. Some nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no missing drawers or compartments to the interior. There are no ink or significant water stains on the top of the desktop (which is common on these desks). It also features a leather style inset, which is in good overall condition. The cylinder roll-top opens freely. The desk boasts hand-dovetailed mahogany lined drawers and its original external brass knobs and handles. This desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 113.2cm or 40⅝” or 3ft 4⅝”
External Width = 84cm or 33” or 2ft 9”
External Depth = 49.5cm or 19½” or 1ft 7½”
Writing Height = 79.2cm or 31⅛” or 2ft 7⅛”
Writing Width = 76.6cm or 30⅛” or 2ft 6⅛”
Writing Depth = 36.1cm or 14¼” or 1ft 2¼”
Knee Height = 76cm or 29⅞” or 2ft 5⅞”
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