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English Edwardian Writing Table Bureaux
Located in Leicester, GB
writing table can be opened and closed with a key and a lock. Inside the writing table there are a host of
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Antique English Edwardian Writing Table Bureaux
English Edwardian Writing Table Bureaux
H 47.25 in W 24.02 in D 13 in
French Charles X Writing Desk
Located in New Orleans, LA
The epitome of French elegance and style, this French Charles X-style writing desk takes the
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19th Century French Charles X Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Bronze

Antique French Charles X Writing Desk
French Charles X Writing Desk
H 34 in W 23.88 in D 20.88 in
English Campaign Era Writing Box of Brass-Bound Mahogany
Located in Austin, TX
compartments for inkwells, writing pens, and document/stationery storage. The top with decorative brass
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19th Century English Campaign Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Metal, Brass

19th Century Satinwood Ladies Writing Table
Located in Martlesham, GB
19th century satinwood ladies writing table in the Sheraton style, having a shaped leather writing
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1890s British Sheraton Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Satinwood

Early 19th century Regency davenport writing desk
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
leather writing surface. Top opens to reveal a richly colored interior with 2 drawers. Writing slope lifts
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Palisander

Regency Mahogany writing table with Rachet top
By King & Sons
Located in Dereham, GB
Regency Mahogany writing table with Rachet top Mahogany top with removeable book rest, Top lifts
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Early 19th Century British Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Regency Mahogany writing table with Rachet top
Regency Mahogany writing table with Rachet top
H 27.56 in W 19.3 in D 16.54 in
Unusual William IV Work and Writing Table
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
frieze and one drawer which opens to reveal writing section with black leather and pen compartment above
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1830s English William IV Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Rosewood

Antique Unusual William IV Work and Writing Table
Unusual William IV Work and Writing Table
H 29.13 in W 20.08 in D 51 in
19th C Regency English Mahogany Adjustable Reading Writing Table
Located in Savannah, GA
reading/writing table featuring an adjustable top over a substantial base support. Retains the original
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Antique Writing Desk, English, Oak, Leather, Correspondence Table, Edwardian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing desk. An English, oak and leather correspondence table, dating to the
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Leather, Oak

English Regency Period Rosewood Writing Slope Lap Desk circa 1815
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A RARE AND FINE REGENCY ROSEWOOD WRITING SLOPE England, ca. 1815 Includes a quill by Isaac Parkes
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19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Small Antique Ladies Correspondence Table, English, Flame, Writing, William IV
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a small antique ladies correspondence table. An English, flame mahogany writing table
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Mid-19th Century British William IV Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Wood

Rare Exquisite Maple Small Writing Desk or Dressing Table with White Marble
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Exquisite and rare versatile writing desk or dressing table of lively grained maple having inlay
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19th Century French Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Marble

Late 18th Century Small Lady's Mahogany Writing Desk with Ink Pot & Well
Located in Shrewsbury, GB
A superb George III lady's mahogany writing desk with hidden ink pots and a drawer, circa 1790. The
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Late 18th Century George III Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Edwardian 1880s Stamped Maple & Co Brown Leather Sheraton Writing Desk Table
By Maple & Co.
Located in Pulborough, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this Lovely Edwardian 1880s Stamped Maple & Co Writing Table
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19th Century British Edwardian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Louis XVI Kingwood Antique Writing Table a Rognon, France, 19th Century
Located in Shippensburg, PA
FRENCH LOUIS XVI KINGWOOD WRITING TABLE A ROGNON Circa 19th century Item # 803NCR07 A very fine
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19th Century French Louis XVI Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Georgian Military Campaign Royal Warrant Brass Bound Rosewood Writing Slope
Located in High Wycombe, GB
. Will sent with a vintage writing pen, propelling pencil, gold key swing tag and a modern notepad and 2
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19th Century British Campaign Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

G M Ellwood for J S Henry. An Arts & Crafts oak writing desk
By George Montague Ellwood
Located in London, GB
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955) for J.S. Henry An oak writing desk with sloping pen compartment
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Early 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Copper

Asprey & Co. London Oak & Tooled Racing Green Leather Pop-Up Writing Desk 1920s
By Charles & George Asprey
Located in High Wycombe, GB
two vertical pen rests. The rectangular and hinged two panel top encloses a green leather writing
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1920s English Edwardian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany, Leather, Oak

Giant Art Deco Brass Fountain Pen and Mechanical Pencil Display Models
By Wahl Eversharp Co
Located in Hanover, MA
writing pens depicted by these giant replicas. Both have spectacular engine turned Art Deco styling
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1920s American Art Deco Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Victorian Burr Walnut Ebonised Davenport
Located in Altrincham, GB
upstand above a writing drawer with inkwells and pen compartments, and an inlaid cupboard door on plinth
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1870s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Ebony, Walnut

Portable "Laptop" Desk with Storage Compartments and Inkwell
Located in Soquel, CA
Portable "Laptop" Desk with Storage Compartments and Inkwell Box with storage for paper, pens, ink
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Early 20th Century American American Classical Antique Writing Pen

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Mother-of-Pearl, Hardwood

Late Victorian Carlton House Desk in Satinwood
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
Roberts, having original tooled leather writing surface flanked by two floral inlaid boxes, enclosing
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19th Century English Sheraton Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Satinwood

Late Victorian Carlton House Desk in Satinwood
Late Victorian Carlton House Desk in Satinwood
H 36.23 in W 48.23 in D 25.2 in
Regency Mahogany Library Table
Located in Woodbury, CT
the top as writing surfaces or be used as book supports for reading. Underneath the top there are
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Regency Mahogany Library Table
Regency Mahogany Library Table
H 27.25 in W 30 in D 30 in
19th Century Laptop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This 19th century laptop is also known as a writing slope, or a lap desk! It became wildly popular
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Metal

19th Century Laptop
19th Century Laptop
H 6 in W 16 in D 9.75 in
19th century Chinese canton black lacquered desk cabinet
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
missing) the top section finishes with the main pullout / pull-out writing surface. The writing flap opens
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Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Alabaster

Antique Victorian Burl Walnut Inlaid Marquetry Carved Davenport Desk 1860
Located in Portland, OR
from the finest figured burl walnut, to the top is a lift up lid with a fitted interior for pens and
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1860s English Victorian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Burl, Walnut, Satinwood, Maple, Leather

Travel Lap Desk Walnut 19th C. on Stand as Side Table Decorative Gift Antique LA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
with compartments for your ink pots, pens and utensils, with good size writing surface . Signs of
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19th Century English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Vintage Curved Walnut Art Deco Executive Desk
By Lehigh Leopold, John Widdicomb, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Brooklyn, NY
desk. Featuring an eye-catching rounded writing surface atop a unique, yet sturdy, T-shaped base, this
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Metal, Brass

Exhibition Quality Mahogany Cylinder Desk, Maple & Co
By Maple & Co.
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
inkwells, pen tray and leather writing section, the base having long frieze drawer flanked by two small
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Late 19th Century English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport Desk c.1860 19th Century
Located in London, GB
1860 in date. The hinged 'piano' lid opening to reveal maple veneered drawers and a pull out writing
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1860s Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut

English Edwardian Fully Fitted Solid Oak Roll Top Twin Pedestal Desk
Located in Leicester, GB
so many drawers, writing trays and pigeon holes - its really wonderful to see the attention to detail
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1910s British Edwardian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Oak

English Walnut and Marquetry Davenport Desk, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
faced graduated drawers with inset turned knobs; the writing compartment braced by foliate spandrels
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut, Leather

Chinese Export 18th Century Lacquer Bureau on Stand
Located in London, GB
with gilded decorations on a black lacquer background. The writing section is fitted with double
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Mid-18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Lacquer

1800's Antique Fine French Napoleon III Marquetry, Drawers, Bonheur Du Jour Desk
Located in Austin, TX
inset leather writing surface, inkwell and pen compartments, single frieze drawer, ebonized base with
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Wood

Grand Antique Estate Pedestal Desk, English Roll Top Secretaire, Victorian, 1860
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
satinwood drawer fascia of warm caramel colour Delightful pull-forward writing surface with an inset lock
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Mid-19th Century British Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Wood

Regency Davenport in the Manner of Gillows
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
original brass gallery to top, inset tooled leather with carved bobble decoration to edge, slide out pen
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Early 19th Century English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Regency Davenport in the Manner of Gillows
Regency Davenport in the Manner of Gillows
H 33.86 in W 24.02 in D 22.5 in
19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
Located in Martlesham, GB
19th century burr walnut davenport, the sloping top has the original tan colour leather writing
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1860s British Victorian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut

19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport
H 34 in W 22 in D 22 in
Antique French Side Table, 19th Century
Located in South Salem, NY
and stylish. The drawer is spacious enough to store small items, such as letters, pens, or other
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19th Century French Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Concrete

Antique French Side Table, 19th Century
Antique French Side Table, 19th Century
H 28.5 in W 31.5 in D 25.5 in
19th Century French Secretaire Flap "Billet Doux", Also Called "Portfolio"
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
leather, mail lockers and a pen tray with its original glass tank. The upper part reveals a secret
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1830s French Louis Philippe Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Wood

Rare 18th Century Georgian Period Mahogany Architect Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
for utensils such as pens, pencils, rulers, and more. During the Georgian era, there was an
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18th Century English Georgian Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Regency Brass-Inlaid Ebony Desk Compendium
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
cut glass inkwells between two pen trays, with a central drawer, set on bun feet, original key, an
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1810s English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

George Walton. Arts & Crafts Walnut Desk with Secret Drawers & Heart Escutcheons
By George Walton
Located in London, GB
drop handles. The original leather writing area with a secret pen compartment on the right-hand side
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Late 19th Century English Arts and Crafts Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut

Walnut Davenport Desk
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A fine quality Victorian walnut Davenport desk, incorporating candle slides, a pen tray, a
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1870s English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut

Walnut Davenport Desk
Walnut Davenport Desk
H 32.68 in W 19.3 in D 25.6 in
Regency Pollard Oak Sliding Top Davenport
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
retractable pen and ink well draw all below an oak slide. The lifting top reveals draws within. Stamped T
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1820s English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Oak

Chinese Antique Lacquered Wooden Desk with Four Drawers and Curling Scrolls
Located in Yonkers, NY
sitting above four drawers offering great storage opportunities for documents, stationary and pens, the
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Brass

Hardwood Carlton House Desk
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
arrangement of small drawers on three sides, including a pen tray, surmounted by a brass gallery with an
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1840s English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Hardwood

Hardwood Carlton House Desk
Hardwood Carlton House Desk
H 35 in W 27 in D 44 in
19th Century Sheraton Revival Inlaid Desk
Located in Brighton, Sussex
screen that pulls up, secret compartments that pop out from the sides for ink and pens. An inset leather
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Late 19th Century English Sheraton Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

19th Century Sheraton Revival Inlaid Desk
19th Century Sheraton Revival Inlaid Desk
H 35.44 in W 33.08 in D 21.66 in
18th Century Harewood Dressing Table
By Mayhew & Ince
Located in London, GB
, boxwood and ebony strung throughout, having crossbanded mitred top with pen work leaf bordered central
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Late 18th Century Great Britain (UK) Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Satinwood, Boxwood, Ebony, Padouk, Harewood

18th Century Harewood Dressing Table
18th Century Harewood Dressing Table
H 32 in W 36 in D 23.75 in
A Napoleon III Parquetry Pedestal Desk By Guillaume Grohé
Located in Brighton, West Sussex
during the Second Empire period. The top has a beautiful dark green leather writing surface with a fine
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Ormolu

B Talbert for Gillows Aesthetic Movement Davenport with Central Carved Rosette
By Bruce James Talbert
Located in London, GB
the back and an inkwell and pen compartment below, a recent leather to the lift up slope with a bank
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Late 19th Century Arts and Crafts Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

Early 19th Century British Davenport Desk in the Manner of Gillows
Located in Dallas, TX
Gillows circa 1830. A Davenport is a type of writing desk name after its creator, Captain Davenport in
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Early 19th Century English William IV Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Hardwood

1927 Original poster by SEPO to present the daily newspaper La Rumeur
By Severo "Sepo" Pozzati
Located in PARIS, FR
for "La Rumeur", we can see a very bright and funny image of a hand holding a writing pen in front of
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1920s Art Deco Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Linen, Paper, Lithograph

Palais Royal French Ormolu Mounted Desk Writing Set with Pen
By Palais Royal
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very finely made antique French Palais Royal ormolu mounted mother of pearl desk stand with pen
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19th Century French Rococo Revival Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Metal

Palais Royal French Ormolu Mounted Desk Writing Set with Pen
Palais Royal French Ormolu Mounted Desk Writing Set with Pen
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H 2.56 in W 3.94 in D 5.91 in
Colonial 18th Century Vizagapatam Pen-Engraved Writing Desk with Silver Mounts
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A Vizagapatam pen-engraved veneered sandalwood portable writing desk with silver mounts India
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18th Century Indian British Colonial Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Sandalwood, Bone

antique writing box
Located in Eindhoven, NL
A top quality example of a late Victorian writing box. This example is made of beautiful olive wood
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1890s Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Olive

antique writing box
antique writing box
H 12.21 in W 14.57 in D 8.27 in
Otto Schubert Pen & Ink Fairy Tale
By Otto Schubert
Located in Paonia, CO
Otto Schubert Pen & Ink Fairy Tale is an original pen & ink sketch 1927 from one of the artist's
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1920s Other Art Style Antique Writing Pen

Materials

India Ink

Regency Rosewood Writing Box
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
original brass handle to top, opening to reveal Baized writing slope, inkwells, lidded compartment and pen
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Rosewood

Regency Rosewood Writing Box
Regency Rosewood Writing Box
H 4 in W 14 in D 9.5 in
Victorian Figured Walnut Writing Slope
Located in Whaley Bridge, GB
fitted with original working lock and a key, which opens to reveal pen tray, ink well and plush writing
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19th Century English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Walnut

Victorian Figured Walnut Writing Slope
Victorian Figured Walnut Writing Slope
H 5.51 in W 11.81 in D 8.66 in
Georgian Metamorphic Campaign Writing Table
Located in Greenwich, CT
topped writing slope and pewter lined pen and ink wells, mirror and lidded compartments and scalloped
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19th Century English Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Mahogany

19th Century Bronze and Ormolu Oval Pen Tray
Located in London, GB
An attractive early 19th century Regency period bronze and Ormolu oval Pen Tray, with thistle
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Writing Pen

Materials

Bronze, Ormolu

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Antique Writing Pen For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal antique writing pen for your home. Each antique writing pen for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and brass. There are many kinds of the antique writing pen you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right antique writing pen, those designed in Victorian, Regency and Georgian styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made antique writing pen over the years, but those crafted by Gillows of Lancaster & London, George Betjemann & Sons and Asprey International Limited are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Antique Writing Pen?

An antique writing pen can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,603, while the lowest priced sells for $66 and the highest can go for as much as $985,000.