• Item: Pedestal Desk
• Circa: 1860
• Period: Early Victorian
• Wood: Mahogany
• Size: 4ft 11⅝” wide x 3ft 5⅞” deep
• Black full grain leather with gold tooling
• Bevel moulded top & drawer fronts
• Later turned knobs
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Mahogany lined drawers
• Quarter beaded drawer construction (a sign of quality)
• Original working brass lever locks (with keys)
• 12 working drawers
• 2 cupboards (adjustable shelf height)
• Original moulded plinths
• Significant storage space
• Lovely colour & patination
• Superb quality
• Dismantles into 3 sections for easy transport
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is a fine quality antique English early Victorian 5ft solid mahogany partner’s desk, incorporating a new black leather, with drawers either side, circa 1860, in excellent condition. The desk boasts a top-quality full grain black inset leather, decorated with gold tooling, which is bordered by a mahogany bevel moulded top. There are three working drawers to both the front and rear of the top section, with each pedestal also comprising four graduated drawers to one side of the pedestals, therefore a total of 12 drawers. This includes a large central drawer to the top section, front and rear. All drawers boast moulded fronts and original working locks, with working key. The drawers are mahogany lined, constructed with hand-dovetails and feature quarter beaded interiors (a sign of quality). The drawer fronts are decorated with later turned knobs. Both pedestals also include a locking cupboard to the rear, each with a moulded panel door and opening to reveal a removable / height adjustable shelf. The pedestals sit on moulded plinths, whilst retaining the original castors underneath. The desk is freestanding which means it can be situated in the centre of the room. As this is a large desk, it means there is significant storage space available. The desk can be dismantled into three sections for easy transport and access into the home.
This desk features a stunning red-brown mahogany colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination; having been cleaned and French polished to a professional standard in our workshop.
This Victorian office pedestal desk 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.
Here is a fine quality antique English early Victorian 5ft solid mahogany partner’s desk, incorporating a new black leather, with drawers either side, circa 1860, in excellent 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. The desk incorporates a new top-quality full grain black leather, decorated with gold tooling, which is in excellent condition. The drawer fronts are decorated with later turned knobs. Nominal old use marks to the insides of the drawers, with ink stains visible in some drawers. The drawers run smoothly and close flush to the frame. The drawers incorporate the original working brass lever locks (and key) and feature hand-dovetail construction with quarter beaded interiors (a sign of quality). The desk terminates on its original castors. This desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 74.8cm or 29½” or 2ft 5½”
External width = 151.5cm or 59⅝” or 4ft 11⅝”
External depth = 106.2cm or 41⅞” or 3ft 5⅞”
Knee height = 59.8cm or 23½” or 1ft 11½”
Knee width (pedestals) = 70.7cm or 27⅞” or 2ft 3⅞”
Knee width (plinths) = 66.8cm or 26¼” or 2ft 2¼”
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