• Item: Pedestal Office Desk
• Circa: 1860
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Period: Mid Victorian
• Wood: Burr & Figured Walnut
• Size: 3ft 3⅛” wide x 2ft 3⅛” deep
• Old green leather with gold tooling
• Old replacement brass ring handles
• Hand-dovetailed drawer construction
• Ash lined drawers
• Original working brass lever locks (with key)
• 9 working moulded drawers
• Original moulded plinths
• Stunning colour & quality
• Dismantles into 3 sections for easy transport
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is a fine quality antique English 3ft 3” burr walnut and green leather desk, with small proportions, circa 1860, in excellent overall condition. The desktop incorporates a moulded top, which incorporates an old inset green leather, finished with elegant gold tooling to the perimeter. The top section comprises a row of three working drawers, with a wider central drawer and a further three drawers to each pedestal below, therefore a total of 9 drawers.
The drawer fronts are decorated with stunning burr walnut veneer and feature old replacement brass ring handles. The drawers are constructed with hand dovetail joints, with ash linings and quarter beading (a sign of quality). All the drawers retain their original working brass lever locks, with working. The pedestals sit on their original moulded plinths. The desk is freestanding, with figured walnut pedestal sides and back, which means it can be stood in the centre of the room. The desk can be dismantled into three sections for easy transport and access into the house.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Here is a fine quality antique English 3ft 3” burr walnut and green leather desk, with small proportions, circa 1860, in excellent overall condition. The desk has been cleaned and French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the desktop frame, pedestals and plinths, but nothing significant considering the age of the item (see photos). Old ink stains visible to drawer bottoms. The desktop retains a good quality old full grain green leather, which is in good overall condition, with signs of historical use and old marks (see photos). The drawers are constructed with hand dovetail & quarter beaded joints (sign of quality) and boast solid ash linings; they run smoothly and close flush to the frame. The drawers retain the original brass lever locks, which are in working condition, with a key. The drawer fronts are decorated with good quality old replacement brass ring handles. The back of the desk retains its original boards and the pedestals stand on their original plinths. This desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 72.8cm or 28⅝” or 2ft 4⅝”
External width = 99.4cm or 39⅛” or 3ft 3⅛”
External depth = 60.9cm or 27⅛” or 2ft 3⅛”
Knee height = 58.2cm or 23½” or 1ft 11½”
Knee width (pedestals) =34.4cm or 13½” or 1ft 1½”
Knee width (plinths) = 32cm or 11½”
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