• Circa: Mid – late 20th Century
• Provenance: England, UK
• George III period styling
• Wood: Mahogany veneer
• Size: 4ft wide x 2ft deep
• Brown and gold tool leather
• Rectangular pedestals
• Dovetailed drawer construction
• Partition filing drawer
• Working locks & key
• Gun metal swan neck handles
• Georgian bracket feet
• Freestanding desk
• Attractive proportions
• Good condition
• Dismantles into 3 sections
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is an attractive, good quality and sought after size antique George III style mahogany leather office desk, circa mid to late 20th century. Boasting a block design, the desk features a good quality single panel ochre brown and gold-tooled leather insert. Below, the desk sits on rectangular pedestals, which house a bank of graduated drawers. The drawers have cock-beaded fronts with gunmetal swan neck handles and lovely flame mahogany veneer fronts. The drawer linings are dovetailed. The top three drawers feature a working lock and key; the other drawers were not designed to have locks. The bottom right hand drawer features a useful partition-filing drawer. The sides and back of the pedestals feature polished panels, which means the desk can be freestanding in the centre of a room (or if you prefer, against a wall). The pedestal exteriors feature decorative panel beading. The desk sits on Georgian style bracket feet. The pedestals, frame and drawer bottoms and sides are constructed of engineered timber with a flame mahogany veneer.
This is a sought after desk having a serpentine design and popular size. The desk can be dismantled into three sections (top and two pedestals)for easy transportation and access through the narrowest of doorways to its intended location.
This item features a rich dark brown mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a good 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 a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 77.7cm or 30⅝” or 2ft 6⅝”
External Width = 123.3cm or 48½” or 4ft ½”
External Depth = 62.4cm or 24½” or 2ft ½”
Knee Height= 61.8cm or 24⅜” or 2ft ⅜”
Knee Width (Pedestals) = 55cm or 21⅝” or 1ft 9⅝”
Knee Width (Plinths) = 52.8cm or 20¾” or 1ft 8¾”
The desk and leather is in good original condition. The leather is clean and free from damage or rips but there are some old use marks (see photos). Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the desk and pedestals but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are some small marks inside the drawers, but nothing significant. The desk has a working key, which operates the top three drawers only. The other drawers were not designed with locks. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Repro Desk 44