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Antique French Ecritoire Desk in Burled Elm, circa 1830
Located in Dallas, TX
This large and stylish 19th century French ecritoire is made of a beautiful burl elm veneer and ebonized wood with an intricate applique design to the top. An ecritoire is typical...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Desk Sets

Materials

Metal, Brass

George III Burled Leather Top Desk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A finely crafted shaped banded burled desk with drawers on both the front and back. The top has bookmatched burled panels on the sides flanking a tan tooled leather center. The side ...
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Antique Early 19th Century English George III Desks

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Leather, Mahogany

  • George III Burled Leather Top Desk
  • George III Burled Leather Top Desk
  • George III Burled Leather Top Desk
  • George III Burled Leather Top Desk
H 29.5 in. W 63 in. D 29.5 in.
Queen Anne Burled Walnut Slant Front Desk
Located in Hudson, NY
This very fine and fully restored Queen Anne slant front desk was crafted in burled walnut on an oak carcass. This secondary wood choice was a typical selection in England as it was ...
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Antique 1720s British Queen Anne Desks

Materials

Brass

  • Queen Anne Burled Walnut Slant Front Desk
  • Queen Anne Burled Walnut Slant Front Desk
  • Queen Anne Burled Walnut Slant Front Desk
  • Queen Anne Burled Walnut Slant Front Desk
H 39 in. W 38.25 in. D 22 in.
Baker Furniture Chippendale Burled Walnut Executive Desk, Newly Restored
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional English Chippendale style executive desk By Baker Furniture USA, circa 1980s Book-matched walnut top, carved solid walnut cabriole legs with ball and claw fee...
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Late 20th Century American Chippendale Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

American Modern Burled Walnut and Walnut Desk, Parzinger Originals
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in Miami, FL
The highly figured burled wood top and drawers with beautifully articulated brass handles above long tapering splayed walnut legs, stamped Parzinger Originals.
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Vintage 1950s American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Vintage Helikon Burled Top Desk Table on a Bronze Base
Located in Pasadena, TX
Mid century table or desk with a burled wood top and a bronze base. Pencil drawer. This piece can work as a table or a desk.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Important Samuel Marx Art Deco Burled Oak Writing Desk
By Samuel Marx
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning Samuel Marx burled oak desk, circa mid-1940s that features a goatskin top. Incredible detail throughout. Features three drawers at right of differing sizes. The goatskin t...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Goatskin, Oak

Important Samuel Marx Art Deco Burled Oak Writing Desk
By Samuel Marx
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning Samuel Marx burled oak desk, circa mid-1940s that features a goatskin top. Incredible detail throughout. Features three drawers at right of differing sizes. The goatskin t...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Goatskin, Oak

Burled Walnut and Brass Ladies Writing Desk by Sligh
By Sligh-Lowry Furniture Co.
Located in Toledo, OH
A charming ladies’ burled walnut writing desk by Sligh. It features a leather top, brass legs, brass hardware and five drawers. The desk is finished all the way around so it can be u...
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20th Century American Regency Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Baker Burled Walnut English Georgian style Leather Top Desk
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a Baker Queen Anne style leather top 3 drawer desk with beautifully burled walnut and a cornflower yellow leather top. This is a superb desk and will be in professional detai...
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20th Century American Queen Anne Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Art Deco Streamlined Burled & Bookmatched Carpathian Elm, Walnut & Lacquer Desk
Located in New York, NY
This elegant Art Deco walnut, Carpathian elm and black lacquer desk was realized in France, circa 1930. Sitting on striated streamlined feet (suggesting a modern interpretation of th...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Elm, Walnut, Lacquer

Antique Banded Burled Wood English Knee Hole Desk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A well crafted small scale desk with banded burled panels on the top, back, sides and drawers. With a long frieze drawer and three short drawers on each side. With Fine brass bat win...
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Antique Early 19th Century English George III Desks

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Burl

American Modern Burled Walnut and Pewter Cityscape Desk, Paul Evans
By Paul Evans
Located in Miami, FL
The body overall with burled walnut patchwork, with two drawer compartments flanked by two central pencil drawers the legs and base all in pewter patchwork, signed Paul Evans, 1972.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Burled Walnut Tombstone Glazed Secretary Desk with Individual Glass
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Burl wood. Drop down desk. 4 drawers. Individual panes of glass with several cracks. Measures: 80 3/4" H x 38 1/2" W x 20 3/4" D.
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Vintage 1930s English Georgian Desks

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Walnut

German Oak Desk with Burled Walnut Accents, circa 1930
Located in Evergreen, CO
Beautiful from every angle, this German desk showcases a rectangular top over a single drawer flanked by two pedestals. The top features a beveled edge and leather writing surface at...
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Mid-20th Century German Desks

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Oak, Walnut, Oak

Antique English Burled Walnut Mechanical Davenport Desk, circa 1870
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English burled walnut mechanical davenport desk, circa 1870. EWD050.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Desks

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Walnut

English Victorian Davenport Desk in Burled Walnut, circa 1870
Located in Miami, FL
A handsome English Victorian Davenport desk in burled and solid walnut with beautiful inlays in ebonized wood, kingwood and tulipwood. Has original inset brown leather with gold tool...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Desks

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Brass

Art Deco Streamlined Eight-Drawer Desk in Burled and Ebonized Walnut
Located in New York, NY
This refined and sophisticated Art Deco Machine Age Skyscraper style desk was realized in the United States, circa 1935. Created from burled and bookmatched walnut (offering a stunni...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Gold

19th Century Burled Walnut Renaissance Revival Kneehole Desk
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Burled walnut Renaissance revival desk. The highly figurative burled walnut top with ebonized accents on the top, drawers and feet. Two upper drawers flanked by one set of drawers a...
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Antique 1870s American Desks

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Walnut

Multiple, Burled and Ebonized Original Hastings Art Deco Desk
By Donald Deskey, Hastings
Located in Dallas, TX
Likely Donald Deskey original design for Hastings. Similar in style to his original Widdicomb designs, but much less common. Walter Dorwin Teague also did some relatively similar des...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Desks

19th Century Burled Walnut Renaissance Revival Kneehole Desk
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Burled walnut Renaissance revival desk. The highly figurative burled walnut top with ebonized accents on the top, drawers and feet. Two upper drawers flanked by one set of drawers a...
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Antique 1870s American Desks

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Walnut

Burled Olivewood Mirrored Italian Provincial Secretary Desk, circa 1920
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous burled olive wood and mirrored Italian secretary desk. The condition is as you would expect a 100 year old piece to be that was well loved, but it does have patina...
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Vintage 1920s Italian French Provincial Desks

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Olive

Vintage Scene Two Series Burled Ash Executive Desk by Henredon Furniture
By Henredon
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Scene Two Series desk made by Henredon Furniture has a unique Mid-Century design. The body of the desk is veneered in burled ash with contrasting rosewood veneer accents along the ba...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Birdseye Maple

Gorgeous Henredon Scene Two Burled Olive Wood Executive Desk Mid-Century Modern
By Henredon
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous Henredon scene two-burled olive wood executive desk. The body of the desk is veneered in burled olive wood with contrasting rosewood veneer accents along the base. The drawe...
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Vintage 1980s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood, Burl

Baker Furniture Regency Style Writing Desk with Burled Walnut Veneer
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Geneva, IL
Beautiful and beautifully made Regency style writing desk or library table by Baker Furniture. Burl walnut veneers cover the top and all four sides of the case. The legs are solid ha...
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1990s American Neoclassical Desks

Materials

Brass

1974 Paul Evans Cantilevered Burled Walnut and Chrome "Cityscapes" Desk
By Paul Evans
Located in New York, NY
Salvaged out of Miami, this is an attractive desk with burled walnut veneer and a lacquered finish. Designed by American furniture designer and sculptor Paul Evans. The inset interio...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Chrome

Gorgeous Henredon Scene Two Burled Olive Wood Executive Desk Mid-Century Modern
By Henredon
Located in Pemberton, NJ
Gorgeous Henredon scene two-burled olive wood executive desk. The body of the desk is veneered in burled olive wood with contrasting rosewood veneer accents along the base. The drawe...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood, Burl

19th Century English Knee Hole Desk with Burled Walnut Top
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century English knee hole desk with burled walnut top.
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Antique 19th Century English Desks

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Wood, Walnut

Rare Flush Front Burled Walnut Campaign Desk in the syle of Milo Baughman
By West Michigan Furniture Co., Milo Baughman
Located in Pemberton, NJ
A very fine Campaign desk by West Michigan Furniture, in the style of Milo Baughman, in burled walnut, X-base legs with bronze finish. Unlike other models, this design features drawe...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Queen Anne Desk, Burled Walnut Veneer, Original Brasses, American, circa 1740
Located in Providence, RI
This is a small-scale Queen Anne desk on bracket feet with magnificent inlays. An example of a highboy with sectioned inlays such as this is illustrated in Levy Galleries in search o...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier American Queen Anne Desks

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Walnut

1940s French Deco Desk with Bird's-Eye Maple and Burled Walnut
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1940s French deco desk with finely inlaid bird's-eye maple and burled walnut. The desk is finished on all sides and features bronze caps on the legs. The side slides are 13 inches e...
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Vintage 1940s French Desks

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Birdseye Maple, Leather, Walnut

Burled Walnut Embossed Leather Top Drafting Drawing Desk with Drawers and Tray
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is one of a pair I have listed. This drafting desk has a leather surface and a brass bar to rest your legs on. The piece measures 48 1/2" H x 54 1/4" W x 30 1/8. We will detail ...
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1990s Mexican Campaign Desks

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Walnut

Burled Walnut Embossed Leather Top Drafting Drawing Desk with Drawers and Tray
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Leather top. Pin inlay. Brass accents. Measures: 48 1/2" H x 54 1/4" W x 30 1/9.
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1990s Mexican Campaign Desks

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Walnut

Vintage Burled Rosewood Lectern 40% off
Located in Pasadena, TX
Burled rosewood veneer with a dark stain. Microphone included. (1) Pull-out drawer. (2) Cabinet doors.
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Vintage 1970s Desks

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Rosewood

  • Vintage Burled Rosewood Lectern 40% off
  • Vintage Burled Rosewood Lectern 40% off
  • Vintage Burled Rosewood Lectern 40% off
  • Vintage Burled Rosewood Lectern 40% off
H 49 in. W 29 in. D 22 in.
English Library Table in Burled Walnut with Tooled Brown Leather Top
Located in New York, NY
This stunning library table was realized in England during the 19th century from burled walnut. It features scalloped edges, a tooled brown leather top with gold embossed baroque pat...
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Antique 19th Century English Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Jules Deroubaix Art Deco Writing in Burled Elm and Gilt Bronze France circa 1935
By Jules Deroubaix
Located in New York, NY
Burled elm, original gilt bronze sabots. Jules Deroubaix was the best craftsman of Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann. The pieces made after Ruhlmann's passing are often reminiscent of Ruhlma...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Biedermeier Burled Birch Bureau Cylindre Desk, Sweden
Located in Miami, FL
The upper section with three doors, above a roll top writing surface and three drawers below.
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Secretaires

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Ebony

A Fine French Art Deco Burled Birch Vanity or Desk.
Located in Long Island City, NY
A fine French Art Deco European burled birch vanity with two drawers and chrome details. Would be a nice desk as well.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Vanities

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Chrome

  • A Fine French Art Deco Burled Birch Vanity or Desk.
  • A Fine French Art Deco Burled Birch Vanity or Desk.
  • A Fine French Art Deco Burled Birch Vanity or Desk.
  • A Fine French Art Deco Burled Birch Vanity or Desk.
H 48.25 in. W 33.5 in. D 19.63 in.
Antique Early 18th Century English Burled Walnut Fall-Front Desk
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique early 18th century English burled walnut fall-front desk. Superb veneers and banding. Measures: Fall-front is 28" deep.   
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Antique Early 18th Century English Secretaires

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Burl, Walnut

Spectacular Mastercraft Burled Walnut Brass Demi Lune Desk with Matching Chair
By Mastercraft
Located in Pemberton, NJ
This spectacular Mastercraft demilune desk features a top inlaid with three panels of gilt tooled leather above three brass trimmed drawers and brass trimmed panels on the back. The ...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Demi-lune Tables

Materials

Brass

Arc burled desk by Vladimir Kagan
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A crescent-shaped burled walnut desk with a central drawer and lucite slab supports.
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Vintage 1960s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Acrylic

  • Arc burled desk by Vladimir Kagan
  • Arc burled desk by Vladimir Kagan
  • Arc burled desk by Vladimir Kagan
  • Arc burled desk by Vladimir Kagan
H 29 in. W 76 in. D 35.5 in.
Tomlinson Burled Desk on Brass Base
By Tomlinson
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Elegant two-drawer burled desk.
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Vintage 1980s Desks

  • Tomlinson Burled Desk on Brass Base
  • Tomlinson Burled Desk on Brass Base
  • Tomlinson Burled Desk on Brass Base
  • Tomlinson Burled Desk on Brass Base
H 30 in. W 54 in. D 27 in.
Exclusive Mahogany & Burled Desk Faux-tusk Base
Located in Stamford, CT
One of a kind mahogany and burlwood veneered writing desk, late 20th century, the rectangular top with beautiful burled and mahogany veneer over a narrow frieze fitted with three dra...
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20th Century American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

French Burled Walnut Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
Handsome French burled walnut desk with leather top and two drawers.<br /> <br /> To see more items from Foxglove Antiques, please visit our website: www.foxgloveantiques.com
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut, Leather

  • French Burled Walnut Desk
  • French Burled Walnut Desk
  • French Burled Walnut Desk
  • French Burled Walnut Desk
H 29.5 in. W 59.5 in. D 31 in.
Art Deco Burled Wood Desk Set
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Elaborately detailed art deco desk set. Burled wood with cast metal accents and an operational month, day and date reader.
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Early 20th Century Unknown Desk Accessories

Materials

Metal

A Burled Walnut Davenport Desk
Located in Providence, RI
This is not one of those Davenport desks of the mid-19th century period that were quite common and mass-produced, i.e. without any hand-carving or complicated turnings, etc. Our exam...
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Antique 19th Century Desks

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Walnut

  • A Burled Walnut Davenport Desk
  • A Burled Walnut Davenport Desk
  • A Burled Walnut Davenport Desk
  • A Burled Walnut Davenport Desk
H 34 in. W 21.25 in. D 22 in.
Italian Burled Olive Wood Desk
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Beautiful Oystered olive wood burl desk with two drawers. Top has remarkable bookmatched veneers. Radiused corner legs.
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Italian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Olive

  • Italian Burled Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Burled Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Burled Olive Wood Desk
  • Italian Burled Olive Wood Desk
H 29.5 in. W 54 in. D 27.5 in.
Burled Maple Biedermeier Desk
Located in Oaks, PA
With architectural interior, Austria, circa 1865.
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Desks

  • Burled Maple Biedermeier Desk
  • Burled Maple Biedermeier Desk
  • Burled Maple Biedermeier Desk
  • Burled Maple Biedermeier Desk
H 65 in. W 47 in. D 21.5 in.
Midcentury Burled Walnut Desk
By Tomlinson
Located in Atlanta, GA
Mid Century Burled Walnut Desk- Beautiful Wood
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Mid-20th Century Desks

  • Midcentury Burled Walnut Desk
  • Midcentury Burled Walnut Desk
  • Midcentury Burled Walnut Desk
  • Midcentury Burled Walnut Desk
H 30.25 in. W 48 in. D 24 in.
Large Italian Desk of Burled Wood
Located in Austin, TX
A handsome large Italian desk or writing table, featuring a moulded top of burled wood with inset black leather and embossed gilt edge. Over a frieze of five working drawers (one la...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Ormolu

  • Large Italian Desk of Burled Wood
  • Large Italian Desk of Burled Wood
  • Large Italian Desk of Burled Wood
  • Large Italian Desk of Burled Wood
H 31.5 in. W 60.25 in. D 32.75 in.
Custom Burled Walnut Leather Top Desk
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Double pedestal desk with a brown tooled leather top, a center apron drawer and one short over three side drawers, all with brass keyholes (lacking the keys) and finely cast ring pul...
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Mid-20th Century Federal Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

  • Custom Burled Walnut Leather Top Desk
  • Custom Burled Walnut Leather Top Desk
  • Custom Burled Walnut Leather Top Desk
  • Custom Burled Walnut Leather Top Desk
H 30.5 in. W 48 in. D 24 in.
Burled Olive Writing Desk By Dunbar
By Dunbar Furniture, Edward Wormley
Located in Sagaponack, NY
An expressive, useful and compact writing desk of rectilinear form fashioned from highly figured and book matched olive burl.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

  • Burled Olive Writing Desk By Dunbar
  • Burled Olive Writing Desk By Dunbar
  • Burled Olive Writing Desk By Dunbar
  • Burled Olive Writing Desk By Dunbar
H 24.5 in. W 48 in. D 21.5 in.
Burled Elm and Brass Bamboo Desk
Located in Hudson, NY
a very handsome vintage 1960's desk in Burled Elm with a base of Bamboo motif Brass. beautiful design with 2 large drawers with campaign style brass handles, and handles on the back ...
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Vintage 1960s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

  • Burled Elm and Brass Bamboo Desk
  • Burled Elm and Brass Bamboo Desk
  • Burled Elm and Brass Bamboo Desk
  • Burled Elm and Brass Bamboo Desk
H 29.75 in. W 48 in. D 23 in.
Eppinger Burled Wood Executive Desk
By Eppinger Furniture Inc.
Located in Pasadena, TX
This is an Executive Desk manufactured by Eppinger Furniture Inc of New York. The desk is constructed from exotic burled wood and features a chrome trimmed base. The desk has two p...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

  • Eppinger Burled Wood Executive Desk
  • Eppinger Burled Wood Executive Desk
  • Eppinger Burled Wood Executive Desk
  • Eppinger Burled Wood Executive Desk
H 29 in. W 78 in. D 36 in.
Yorkshire House Georgian Style Burled Walnut Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Yorkshire House Georgian style burled walnut 5-drawer desk with false drawer fronts in the back and ball and claw feet.
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20th Century American Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

Bond Burled Wood and Lucite Desk
By Jonathan Adler
Located in New York, NY
Timelessly chic. A Minimalist world of burled wood, acrylic panels, and stainless steel. Pieced, burled mappa wood floats between Lucite legs with stainless steel accents. Fully fini...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Acrylic, Wood

  • Bond Burled Wood and Lucite Desk
  • Bond Burled Wood and Lucite Desk
  • Bond Burled Wood and Lucite Desk
  • Bond Burled Wood and Lucite Desk
H 31 in. W 45 in. D 20 in.
English Burled Elm Slant Top Desk
Located in Nantucket, MA
burled elm slant top desk with four drawers, and interior cubbies with four drawers and one cabinet
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Antique 19th Century English Desks

Materials

Brass

  • English Burled Elm Slant Top Desk
  • English Burled Elm Slant Top Desk
  • English Burled Elm Slant Top Desk
  • English Burled Elm Slant Top Desk
H 41.5 in. W 36.25 in. D 19.5 in.
English Burled Walnut and Oak Desk
Located in San Francisco, CA
George II style burled walnut and oak desk with inset tooled leather top. The front and sides with paneled burl walnut, drawer faces with burl walnut. Engilsh, Circa 1840.
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Antique 19th Century British George II Desks

Materials

Walnut, Oak

  • English Burled Walnut and Oak Desk
  • English Burled Walnut and Oak Desk
  • English Burled Walnut and Oak Desk
  • English Burled Walnut and Oak Desk
H 30.5 in. W 60 in. D 32.5 in.
Sculptural Angular Burled Wood & Chrome Desk
Located in North Miami, FL
A light colored burled wood desk with clear lacquer coating. Straight line front with left cylindrical chrome leg as pivotal point where back of desk begins its' sweeping curve. Thic...
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20th Century American Desks

  • Sculptural Angular Burled Wood & Chrome Desk
  • Sculptural Angular Burled Wood & Chrome Desk
  • Sculptural Angular Burled Wood & Chrome Desk
  • Sculptural Angular Burled Wood & Chrome Desk
H 29.5 in. W 54 in. D 25.5 in.
burled and exotic wood waterfall desk
Located in North Miami, FL
A waterfall syle desk in a burled wood with exotic wood accents
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Late 20th Century American Desks

Materials

Wood

  • burled and exotic wood waterfall desk
  • burled and exotic wood waterfall desk
  • burled and exotic wood waterfall desk
  • burled and exotic wood waterfall desk
H 29 in. W 54 in. D 24 in.
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Burled Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the burled desk you’re looking for at 1stDibs. A burled desk — often made from wood, walnut and metal — can elevate any home. Your living room may not be complete without a burled desk — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A burled desk, designed in the Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern or Georgian style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made burled desk has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Baker Furniture Company, Paul Evans and Hastings are consistently popular.

How Much is a Burled Desk?

A burled desk can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $6,000, while the lowest priced sells for $1,850 and the highest can go for as much as $28,000.