Here is an example of a fantastic quality antique Victorian 5ft solid mahogany and leather partners’ desk, circa 1850.
• Circa 1850
• Period Mid Victorian
• Wood Solid mahogany
• Size 4ft 11” wide x 3ft 2½” deep
• Item Freestanding partners desk
• Thumb moulded top
• Brass key escutcheons
• Original mahogany knobs
• Red & gold tool leather skiver
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Mahogany lined drawers
• Working drawers all round
• Working cupboards to back
• Working locks & keys
• Original rectangular plinth
• Fantastic colour
• Excellent condition
• Superb quality
• Dismantles for easy transport
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is an example of a fantastic quality antique Victorian 5ft mahogany and leather partners’ desk, circa 1850. The desk boasts a lovely red & gold tool leather skiver insert surrounded a by a moulded thumb edge top. Below, there are 9 large working drawers to the front. The cock-beaded drawers feature the original brass key escutcheons and original mahogany turned knobs. All drawers feature working “Hobbs & Son London” stamped locks there are working keys, which operate all drawers and doors. On the back of the desk, there are a further three drawers and below there are two cupboards one with two sliding trays and the other with vertical storage compartments. Each drawer features lovely thumb moulded fronts as well as the cupboard doors. All drawers are constructed with solid mahogany drawer linings, which have been hand-dovetailed. Below, the pedestals feature a traditional rectangular plinth. The desk is freestanding which means it can be situated in the centre of the room. The pedestals can be rotated to either have all drawers on one side or alternate each side so that you have one cupboard and a set of drawers each side. The desk can be dismantled into three sections for easy transport.
We do offer a service whereby we can replace the leather with a colour of your choice. Please contact us for a quote if you would prefer different colour leather.
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.
This desk is in excellent and original condition. Nominal old use marks but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The leather is very old there are old use marks to the leather, the gold tooling is worn and there are small indentations to the leather near the centre of the desk (see photos). If you wish us to replace the leather for a different colour, please contact us for a quote. All drawers features working locks and keys. Free of woodworm, solid in joint the desk does not wobble and is ready to use.
External height = 75.3cm or 2ft 5¾”
External depth = 98cm or 3ft 2½”
External width = 150cm or 4ft 11”
Knee height = 58cm or 1ft 10¾”
Knee width (pedestal) = 53cm or 1ft 9”
Knee width (plinth) = 49.5cm or 1ft 7½”
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