This is a superb quality 4ft Victorian solid oak 4ft roll top pedestal desk, circa 1880 – 1901.
• Circa 1880 – 1901
• “S” shaped fielded panel sides
• 4ft wide
• Period Late Victorian
• Wood Solid Oak
• Freestanding 4ft desk
• Solid oak fielded panels to sides and back
• Supporting corbels
• Working lock and key
• Secret locking mechanism
• Original finger knobs
• 4 internal drawers (of which 2 are secret)
• 2 Pen trays
• 31 internal compartments
• 8 graduated drawers to the base (right pedestal has a filing drawer)
• 2 pull-out writing slides for supporting paper work
• Oak modesty board
• Excellent condition
• Dismantles into three sections
This is a superb quality fielded panel golden oak 4ft roll top desk circa 1880 – 1901 constructed with the best quality oak. It has recently been restored and boasts four graduated drawers in each pedestal. The right hand pedestal features a filing drawer in the bottom drawer of the pedestal. The desk boasts solid golden oak fielded panels throughout and features the original oak cup handles. There are lovely supporting corbels to the undersides of the desk. There is an oak modesty board, with two pull-out writing slides above 4 drawers in each pedestal. The interior has 4 internal drawers (of which two are secret), 31 internal compartments with 2 pen trays and the original finger knobs. The desk features a locking mechanism when the roll-top is closed. The 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 re-polished 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 or compartments missing. 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.
External height = 127.5cm or 4’ 2½”
External width = 122cm or 4’
External depth = 83cm or 2’ 8¾”
Knee height = 70.2cm or 2’ 3½”
Knee width = 46.8cm or 1’ 6¼”
Writing height = 77.7cm or 2’ 6½”
Writing width = 111cm or 3’ 7¾”
Writing depth = 46.8cm or 1’ 6¾”
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