This is an attractive and top quality antique Edwardian rosewood leather ladies writing table, circa 1901 – 1910.
• Circa 1901 – 1910
• Classic period styling
• Wood Rosewood
• Single panel brown and gold leather tooled skiver
• Three flush drawers
• Satinwood string inlay throughout
• Marquetry inlaid central drawer
• Mahogany drawer linings
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Original brass fretted handles
• Internal letter compartment
• Tapered spade legs
• Original brass & mug castors
• Working lock and key
• Attractive proportions
• Very good condition
• Very Functional
This is an attractive and top quality antique Edwardian rosewood leather ladies writing table, circa 1901 – 1910. The writing table features a single panel brown and gold leather tooled skiver on the top. Each drawer is hand dove tailed with mahogany drawer linings (a sign of good quality). The exterior of the table boasts profuse satinwood string inlay to the top, front, sides, back and legs. The front of table features a central drawer which features detailed marquetry inlay and a working lock and key. The right hand drawer features a useful internal letter compartment. The drawers feature the original brass fretted handles. The table sits on four tapering inlaid legs which terminate with a spade foot and sit on the original brass & mug castors.
This writing table would compliment any home office. This item base would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height 73.5cm or 2’ 4¾”
Width 96.5cm or 3’ 2”
Depth 54cm or 1’ 9¼”
Knee Height 61.3cm or 2’
Knee Width 48.5cm or 1’ 7”
In very good condition commensurate with age. The leather is in good clean condition without any rips or damage. The table boasts the original polish. Nominal old use marks and minor scratches to the leading edges of the wooden desk but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There is a very old small repair to the back left hand corner of the desk which is hardly noticeable. There has been some minor fading to the polish to the back right hand corner or the desk. Free of wood worm, solid in joint and ready to use.
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