• Item: Pedestal Desk
• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Wood: Mahogany
• Size: 3ft 5⅜” wide x 1ft 11¾” deep
• New burgundy red leather skiver with gold tooling
• Original turned mahogany drawer knobs
• Hand-dovetailed drawer construction
• Mahogany lined drawers
• Original working brass lever locks (with key)
• 9 working drawers
• Original moulded plinths
• Cleaned & French polished in our workshop
• Stunning colour & quality
• Dismantles into 3 sections for easy transport
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
This is a fine quality antique English Victorian 3ft 6” mahogany and leather pedestal office desk, circa 1870, in excellent condition. The desk incorporates a moulded top, which boasts a new burgundy red inset leather skiver, decorated with elegant gold tooling. Therefore, the leather is in very good condition. The top section features three drawers, including a wider central drawer, with a further three drawers to each pedestal blow, therefore a total of 9 drawers. The drawers are designed with straight fronts and retain their original mahogany turned knobs. The drawers are constructed with hand-dovetail joints, with mahogany linings and quarter beading (a sign of quality). All the drawers retain their original working brass lever locks. The desk comes with a working key. The pedestals sit on their original moulded plinths. The desk is polished on all sides, which means it can be freestanding and situated in the centre of the room. The desk can be dismantled into three sections for easy transport and access into the home or office.
This desk has been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office. This Victorian desk would certainly grace any home 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 is a fine quality antique English Victorian 3ft 6” mahogany and leather pedestal office desk, circa 1870, in excellent condition. The desk has been cleaned and French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. The desktop boasts a new burgundy red inset leather skiver, decorated with elegant gold tooling. Therefore, the leather is in very good condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the desktop frame, pedestals and plinths, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Old restoration to the back of the desktop moulding, which has been done sympathetically and to a high standard (please see photos). The drawers are constructed with hand dovetail & quarter beaded joints and mahogany linings; they run smoothly and close flush to the frame. The drawer fronts boast the original turned mahogany knobs along with the working brass lever locks, which are also original, come with a working key. Old use and ink stains present to some of the drawer bottoms (please see photos). This desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 71.5cm or 28⅛” or 2ft 4⅛”
External width = 105cm or 41⅜” or 3ft 5⅜”
External depth = 60.2cm or 23¾” or 1ft 11¾”
Knee height = 57.3cm or 22½” or 1ft 10½”
Knee width (pedestals) = 44.3cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Knee width (plinths) = 40.8cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
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