• Circa: 1860
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Item: Desk
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Size: 4ft x 2ft
• Sage green leather & gold tool top
• Davenport desk top
• Kidney shaped design
• Shaped moulded edge
• Floral carved bulbous pedestals
• Shaped down swept legs
• Ceramic brass castors
• No breaks to legs
• Excellent quality & condition
• Stunning grain figuration
• Ideal as a small writing table
• 14 day free UK return policy
Here is a stunning quality and unusual antique Victorian English burr walnut carved kidney shaped leather desk, circa 1860, in excellent condition. The desk incorporates a Davenport top, with a very pretty carved open fretwork gallery to the back flanked by inkpot stands either side. The gallery section is hinged and opens up to reveal a compartment storage area for pens constructed of birds eye maple. The front features a leather fall, which is hinged to reveal an internal storage area underneath for documents, which is lined with birds eye maple. The top is set with three sage green leathers and finished with gold tooling to the perimeter. The top is finished with a lovely shaped moulded edge and pretty bur walnut figuring. The top section of the legs features ring turned floral carved columns, which transcends into a floral carved bulbous section above floral carved splayed feet. The legs terminated on brass and ceramic castors. A floral carved ring stretcher connects the two legs.
This desk boasts a rich brown 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 item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the office, dining room, living room or the hallway. The desk would certainly grace any home or office and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Table Height = 92cm or 36¼” or 3ft 0¼”
External Width = 122cm or 48” or 4ft
External Depth = 61cm or 24” or 2ft
Writing Height (flat side surfaces) = 72.5cm or 28½” or 2ft 4½”
Writing Height (at bottom of the fall) = 79cm or 31⅛” or 2ft 7⅛”
This desk is in excellent condition. The sage green leather is clean, free from any marks stains or damage. There are no scratches, marks or stains to the top. As the desk retains its original polish, there is an excellent colour to the desk. The davenport section boasts its original working locks and keys. The pen section retains all its compartments and detachable lid. The fall hinges are in excellent condition. Importantly, there are no breaks to the legs. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Desk Kidney 22