Here is an example of a fantastic quality antique Louis XV revival French walnut & leather carved centre room desk from the 2rd Empire period, circa 1850.
• Circa 1850
• Provenance France
• Style Louis XV
• Period 2nd Empire
• Wood Walnut
• Size 4ft 7” wide x 2ft 5½” deep
• Dark blue leather with gold tooling
• Moulded desktop
• Recessed drawer fronts
• Original brass fretwork handles
• Working locks & keys
• Internal locking drawer
• Elegant shaped apron
• Stunning floral carved cabriole legs
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Designed to be free-standing in the middle of a room
• Mirror matching dummy drawers to the rear of the desk
• Original colour & patination
• Excellent condition
• Superb quality
• Single piece desk (does not dismantle)
• Free 14 day UK returns period
Here is an example of a fantastic quality antique Louis XV revival French walnut & leather carved centre room desk from the 2rd Empire period, circa 1850. The desk features a top quality dark blue leather with a gold-tooled perimeter inset into a walnut surround. The edge of the desktop features an elegant moulded edge. Below, there are three working recess moulded drawers each with their original elegant brass fretwork escutcheon. All drawers, which feature a working lock and key, are oak lined and hand dovetailed. Please note, this desk was not designed to have handles the drawers are designed to be opened with the key. The desk was designed in this way to provide an elegant & minimalist look. The right hand drawer features an internal locking drawer, which is useful for storing private paperwork. Further below, the desk features a shaped apron, which is supported by four stunning carved cabriole legs. To the back of the desk, there is a set of dummy drawers. This desk was designed to be freestanding and sit in the centre of the room in order to show of its elegance and style from all angles this is why there is decorative detail on the sides and back of the desk. This is a single piece desk and is not designed to dismantle.
This desk boasts a mellow walnut 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 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.
The desk and leather is in excellent condition. There are no stains, rips or scratches to the leather the leather is stunning. All drawers feature a working lock and key. The drawer linings are constructed of solid oak. This desk is solid in joint (does not wobble) and it is ready to use.
External height = 76.4cm or 30⅛” or 2ft 6⅛”
External width = 130cm or 51⅛” or 4ft 3⅛”
External depth = 70cm or 27½” or 2ft 3½”
Knee height = 58cm or 22⅞” or 1ft 10⅞”