• Item: Desk
• Circa: 1890
• Style: Victorian
• Wood: Ash
• Size: 3ft 11⅞” wide x 1ft 10½” deep
• New green & gold tooled leather
• Original brass handles escutcheons
• Hand Dovetailed drawer construction
• Ash lined drawer sides
• Original working brass lever lock to central drawer (with key)
• 9 working drawers in total
• Reeded moulding to pedestal sides
• Tapering baluster feet
• Solid brass collars & mug castors
• One-piece desk
• Lovely mellow colour
• Plenty of storage space
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is a lovely antique English solid ash & green leather 4ft wide office pedestal desk, circa 1890, in excellent condition. The desk incorporates a good quality new full grain green inset leather with elegant gold tool border, which is flanked by ash banding and a thumb moulded top. If you prefer a different colour leather, we can replace it with a colour of your choice for an additional £125. The desk comprises of a top section with two fixed pedestals. There are 9 graduated working drawers to the front of the desk, all of which feature cushion fronts and original shaped brass handles on elegant geometric escutcheons. The drawer sides are ash lined and constructed with hand dovetail joints. The central drawer incorporates the original working lever lock and key. The pedestals are decorated with reeded moulding to each corner at the front and inset panels to the sides.
The desk is raised on 8 tapered baluster feet, which in turn rest on solid brass mug castors with brass collars. The one-piece desk is freestanding which means it can be situated in the centre of the room. This is a single-piece desk.
This desk features a mellow ash colour. It has a lovely mellow colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and the years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This pedestal desk is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the desktop frame, pedestals and feet, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The desk has been professionally fitted with a top quality new green and gold tool leather inset single leather. Therefore, the leather is clean and free from any wear, damage, or stains. If you do not like the colour of the leather, we can replace it with different colour leather, for an additional £125. The top central drawer retains the original working brass lever lock and original key (the others were not constructed with locks). All drawers run smoothly and close flush to the frame. The desk sits on 8 solid brass and mug castors, which are in excellent condition. The desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 73.7cm or 29” or 2ft 5”
External width = 121.5cm or 47⅞” or 3ft 11⅞”
External depth = 57cm or 22½ or 1ft 10½”
Knee height = 58.8cm or 23⅛” or 1ft 11⅛
Knee width = 50.1cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
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Ref: Desk 56