This is an attractive and good quality antique George III style yew wood leather pedestal desk.
• Circa 1950 – 1970
• George III period styling
• Wood Yew wood veneer
• Three panel green and gold leather tooled insert
• Dovetailed drawer construction
• Working key to top central drawer
• Mahogany drawer linings
• Lockable cupboard to right pedestal
• Swan neck handles
• Working key
• Georgian style bracket feet
• Decorate external panels
• Attractive proportions
• Sought after size (4’ wide x 2’ deep)
• Very good condition
• Dismantles into three sections for easy transportation
This is an attractive and good quality antique yew wood leather pedestal desk, circa 1950 – 1970 styled in the period of the George III era. The desk features a three panel green and gold leather tooled insert on the top, rectangular pedestals, dove tailed drawer construction, swan neck handles, decorated external panels terminating in Georgian style bracket feet. The right hand pedestal features a lockable cupboard door. The drawer linings are mahogany. The desk features a working key. The desk can either stand in the centre of a room or against a wall. The top frame and drawer bottoms and sides are constructed of engineered timber with a fantastic yew wood veneer. The pedestals are constructed of solid mahogany. The desk dismantles into three sections (top and two pedestals) for easy transportation.
This desk 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 77.3cm or 2’ 6½”
Width 122cm or 4’ 0”
Depth 61cm or 2’ 0”
Knee Height 61cm or 2’ 0”
Knee Width 56cm or 1’ 9¾”
Knee Width (Plinth) 54cm or 1’ 9¼”
In good condition which is commensurate with age. The leather is in good condition. There are no rips or tears. Nominal old use marks to the leading specifically the front central drawer where there are marks and some wear to the knee hole passage (see photos). Please note that the colour variation in the wood is unique to Yew Wood and is not a defect. Yew wood is actually a sought after wood. There are some small marks and stickers inside the drawers but nothing significant. The desk has a working key. The drawers below do not feature locks. Free of wood worm, solid in joint and ready to use.
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