This is a very good quality Edwardian 4ft oak Lebus roll top pedestal desk, circa 1901 – 1920.
• Circa 1901 – 1920
• “S” shaped fielded panel sides
• Period Edwardian
• Wood Solid Oak
• 4ft width
• Freestanding desk
• Solid oak inset panels to sides and back
• “Lebus” Working lock and keys
• Secret locking mechanism
• Original wooden handles and knobs
• 4 internal drawers (of which 2 are secret)
• 2 Pen trays
• 13 internal pigeon holes
• 8 graduated drawers to the base (right pedestal has a filing drawer)
• 2 pull-out writing slides for supporting paper work
• 2 Side desk posting slots
• Oak modesty board
• Very good quality
• Good colour
• Excellent condition
• Dismantles into three sections
This is a very good quality inset panel golden oak 4ft Edwardian Lebus roll top desk circa 1901 – 1920 constructed with the good quality oak. It has recently been restored and boasts four graduated drawers in each pedestal and a central drawer. The right hand pedestal features a filing drawer in the bottom drawer of the pedestal. The desk boasts solid golden oak inset panels throughout and features the original oak cup handles. The desk has an oak modesty board, two pull-out writing slides and the interior has 4 internal drawers (of which two are secret), 13 internal pigeon holes with 2 pen trays and 4 drawers in each pedestal. The internal drawers feature the original wooden handles with each drawer having the facility to fit a label on the front of the drawer. The desk features a locking mechanism when the roll-top is. The “Lebus” lock and key are in working order. The internal drawers are constructed of sycamore. The oak has an excellent tight grain with a wax finish. The desk dismantles into three sections for easy storage or transportation.
The sides of the desk are “S” shaped and have moulded panels allowing the desk to sit freestanding in the centre of a room. The desk is complete with a working lock and key which operates a secret locking mechanism for the fall and the pedestal drawers. It is rare to see a roll top desk displaying such quality in a great condition.
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 they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
The desk is in very good condition it has recently been restored and is in complete working order. There is no damage or cracks to the tambour (which is common in roll-tops). There are no drawers are all free running. Some nominal old use marks. The internal pedestal drawers are constructed of sycamore. Free of worm-worm, solid in joint and ready to use. It features a working lock and key. Please remember that this item is over 100 years old so there will always be some minor wear.
External height = 119cm or 3’ 11”
External width = 121cm or 4’
External depth = 68cm or 2’ 2¾”
Knee height = 70.5cm or 2’ 3¾”
Knee width = 49cm or 1’ 7¼”
Writing height = 80cm or 2’ 6¾”
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