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Executive Desk & Storage Cabinet by JL Bertet for Mobilier Intl., France 1982
By Mobilier International
Located in Jersey City, NJ
1982 "Delta" series executive desk and rolling storage cabinet designed by Jean Louis Berthet in the 1960s, later re-issued by Berthet at the request of Mobilier International. The d...
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Vintage 1980s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

American Modern Walnut & Mahogany Executive Desk with Return, Alma Desk Company
By Alma Desk Company
Located in Hollywood, FL
The rectangular top and return with dark walnut banding and central mahogany top, above a woven frontal area and round tapering legs with brass caps, the interior side with one penci...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

George Executive Desk
By Crump and Kwash
Located in Baltimore City, MD
George Executive Desk by Crump and Kwash Solid wood frame / honed concrete top / choice of integral color / cast in pencil line / natural oil finish / soft close pencil drawer D...
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2010s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Concrete

  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
H 30 in. W 60 in. D 20 in.
1968 Executive Desk
By Warren Platner
Located in Hingham, MA
Executive desk formerly belonging to noted architect George M. Notter, (1933–2007) of the Boston firm Anderson Notter Finegold (now known as Finegold Alexander Architects). Current ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Aluminum, Steel, Chrome

  • 1968 Executive Desk
  • 1968 Executive Desk
  • 1968 Executive Desk
  • 1968 Executive Desk
H 30 in. W 72 in. D 36 in.
Dunbar Furniture Executive Desk
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This beautiful vintage modern executive desk has an oversized work space with eight drawers and two pull out trays. Unique dark walnut recessed circular pulls, a metal stretcher, and...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass

  • Dunbar Furniture Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Furniture Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Furniture Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Furniture Executive Desk
H 29.5 in. W 84 in. D 38 in.
Gio Ponti Executive Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Beautiful walnut executive desk designed by Gio Ponti and produced by Schirolli for Banca Nazionale del Lavoro in the mid-1950s. Desk has two full drawers with original keys and waln...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Laminate, Walnut

  • Gio Ponti Executive Desk
  • Gio Ponti Executive Desk
  • Gio Ponti Executive Desk
  • Gio Ponti Executive Desk
H 32 in. W 55 in. D 27 in.
Fabio Lenci Executive Desk
By Fabio Lenci
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fabio Lenci for Bernini; rosewood and chromed steel executive desk
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Vintage 1970s Italian Desks

Materials

Chrome, Steel

  • Fabio Lenci Executive Desk
  • Fabio Lenci Executive Desk
  • Fabio Lenci Executive Desk
  • Fabio Lenci Executive Desk
H 29.75 in. W 71 in. D 35.5 in.
Nancy Corzine Wakefield Executive Desk
By Nancy Corzine
Located in La Grange, IL
Nancy Corzine Wakefield executive desk in excellent condition Piece comes fully restored free of dents and scratches.
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2010s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Nancy Corzine Wakefield Executive Desk
  • Nancy Corzine Wakefield Executive Desk
  • Nancy Corzine Wakefield Executive Desk
  • Nancy Corzine Wakefield Executive Desk
H 33.5 in. W 44 in. D 17.5 in.
Erasmo Executive Desk by Giorgetti
By Massimo Scolari
Located in New York, NY
Executive desk with the frame in walnut Canaletto wood veneer. The top is in ebony macassar veneer with cable holder. The chest with 3 drawers, two shallow and one deep, is in curved...
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

  • Erasmo Executive Desk by Giorgetti
  • Erasmo Executive Desk by Giorgetti
  • Erasmo Executive Desk by Giorgetti
  • Erasmo Executive Desk by Giorgetti
H 28.35 in. W 103.15 in. D 43.31 in.
Executive Desk Enzo, Leather Edition, Office Desk
Located in Miami, FL
Enzo executive desk is a creation for the ones who need to work from home. This unique piece adds functionality to your space with a lot of identities. Made to order. Structure m...
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2010s Brazilian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

Magnificent "L" Shape Scandinavian Executive Desk
Located in East Hampton, NY
This outstanding executive desk is comprised of 3 parts; the top, the left side drawer’s cabinet and the right side long storage with sliding doors on both sides. It is all original ...
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

Statement Scandinavian Modern Executive Desk
Located in New York, NY
This asymetrical power desk, crafted of fine-grained blonde European oak, is practical, yet strong in design. Plenty of working space sit atop four large gliding drawers with their o...
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Vintage 1950s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Oak

Executive Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Altwies, LU
Pierre Jeanneret (1896-1967) Solid teak office desk (office table). Rectangular framed top covered with red moleskin. Fixed on one side on a panel forming the left side casing base ...
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Vintage 1950s Indian Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

  • Executive Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
H 28.15 in. W 48.04 in. D 33.08 in.
Pace Burl Wood Executive Desk, 1970
Located in Chicago, IL
Pace burl wood executive desk, circa 1970s. Desk has a bronze base.
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20th Century American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood, Burl

  • Pace Burl Wood Executive Desk, 1970
  • Pace Burl Wood Executive Desk, 1970
  • Pace Burl Wood Executive Desk, 1970
  • Pace Burl Wood Executive Desk, 1970
H 29 in. W 80 in. D 36 in.
Renaissance Style Carved Oak Executive Desk
Located in New York, NY
Renaissance style carved oak table or executive desk, made during the early to mid-20th century. Measures: 31” H x 72” W x 40” D.
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Early 20th Century Renaissance Revival Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

1970s Bauhaus Style Executive Desk Table
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
Very beautiful Bauhaus style executive desk table in rosewood veneer table top and chrome tubular frame.
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Mid-20th Century Bauhaus Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

  • 1970s Bauhaus Style Executive Desk Table
  • 1970s Bauhaus Style Executive Desk Table
  • 1970s Bauhaus Style Executive Desk Table
  • 1970s Bauhaus Style Executive Desk Table
H 28.35 in. W 82.68 in. D 37.41 in.
Dunbar Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in La Grange, IL
Dunbar mid century walnut executive desk. Desk measures: 84.25 wide x 40.25 deep x 29 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condition. T...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

  • Dunbar Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
  • Dunbar Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
H 29 in. W 84.25 in. D 40.25 in.
Danish Post-War Design Executive Desk
Located in New York, NY
Danish post-war design rosewood executive desk with a low gallery on three sides and three drawers on one side and a single drawer on the other.        
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20th Century Danish Post-Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

  • Danish Post-War Design Executive Desk
  • Danish Post-War Design Executive Desk
  • Danish Post-War Design Executive Desk
  • Danish Post-War Design Executive Desk
H 29 in. W 59 in. D 29.5 in.
Large Walnut and Aluminum Executive Desk
Located in San Mateo, CA
This desk is likely a custom-made piece. The architectural aluminum legs have black anodized aluminium in the center that become the glide at the bottom. There is a band of aluminum ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

  • Large Walnut and Aluminum Executive Desk
  • Large Walnut and Aluminum Executive Desk
  • Large Walnut and Aluminum Executive Desk
  • Large Walnut and Aluminum Executive Desk
H 29.5 in. W 102 in. D 40 in.
Broyhill Brasilia Mid Century Walnut Executive Desk
By Broyhill Brasilia
Located in La Grange, IL
Broyhill Brasilia mid century walnut executive desk Measures: 56 long x 23.25 deep x 30 high Knee hole is 21 wide x 22 deep x 24.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in w...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Pace Collection Executive Desk A Leon Rosen Design
By Pace Collection, Leon Rosen
Located in Dallas, TX
Large executive desk with75" tinted glass top manufactured by Pace Collection. Desk includes two wooden storage unit ,with three drawers, on the left and two right side ,The Pace Col...
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Vintage 1980s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Hardwood

Caption of Industry Mahogany Executive Desk Knoll
By Knoll
Located in Sarasota, FL
Knoll modern long mahogany executive desk with leather insert from a millionaire’s estate. Having four file drawers and four smaller drawers to one side a file drawer and 2 smaller d...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
By Aksel Bender Madsen, Ejner Larsen, Willy Beck
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A rectangular teak executive desk with a demi-lune drop leaf.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Teak

  • Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
  • Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
  • Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
  • Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
H 29 in. W 70 in. D 30 in.
Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm Executive Desk
By Preben Fabricius
Located in San Francisco, CA
An executive desk made of Wenge-veneered wood and chrome-plated steel. Three drawers, key included.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm Executive Desk
  • Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm Executive Desk
  • Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm Executive Desk
  • Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm Executive Desk
H 27.125 in. W 70.75 in. D 35.5 in.
Midcentury Rosewood Executive Desk with Finished Back
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Stunning midcentury executive desk with a rosewood veneer and finished back. Large table surface with raised accents on either end. Spacious drawers and a filing cabinet flanking the...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Large De Coene Executive Desk, Belgium,1960s
By De Coene
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage 1960s executive desk by De Coene, Belgium. Laminated tiger wood with parchment top. Glossy finish. Stainless steel chrome frame. Six locking drawers with organizational comp...
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Stainless Steel

  • Large De Coene Executive Desk, Belgium,1960s
  • Large De Coene Executive Desk, Belgium,1960s
  • Large De Coene Executive Desk, Belgium,1960s
  • Large De Coene Executive Desk, Belgium,1960s
H 29.53 in. W 80.71 in. D 38.59 in.
Italian Midcentury Executive Desk in Mahogany, 1960s
Located in Clivio, Varese
Large and stylish executive Italian desk from 1960s production with veneer cover in mahogany, inspired by the style of Gio Ponti. The architect's desk has a solid and heavy steel bas...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Large Executive Desk by Dassi, Italy, 1960s
By Dassi Mobili Moderni
Located in New York, NY
Outstanding midcentury Italian desk by Mobilificio Dassi. The body is covered in a beautifully pattered veneer with a decorative pattern in the front. It has two drawers on each side...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Wood

  • Large Executive Desk by Dassi, Italy, 1960s
  • Large Executive Desk by Dassi, Italy, 1960s
  • Large Executive Desk by Dassi, Italy, 1960s
  • Large Executive Desk by Dassi, Italy, 1960s
H 31.5 in. W 75 in. D 31.5 in.
Gianfranco Frattini Executive Desk for Bernini, 1960s
By Bernini, Gianfranco Frattini
Located in bari, IT
Large and very amazing rosewood desk designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini, Italy 1956. The desk has 4 drawers for storage space. This desk can be used free standing as well a...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Eliel Saarinen for Johnson Furniture Executive Desk
By Johnson Furniture Company, Eliel Saarinen
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Eliel Saarinen for Johnson Furniture company birch desk, beautifully refinished in it's original color. Saarinen designed a complete series for the company. This being the absolute s...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Pastoe "Made to Measure" Series Executive Desk
By Pastoe, Cees Braakman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Lightly refinished Cees Braakman for Pastoe Executive "Made to Measure" desk. Black enameled metal riser, brushed steel legs with chrome drawer pulls, double stacked drawers with sig...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Gordon Bunshaft Executive Desk by GF Studios
By Gordon Bunshaft
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Architect Gordon Bunshaft (1909-1990) designed this rare Mid-Century Modern desk for the executive offices of the Reynolds Metal Company, circa 1958. Manufactured by GF Studios. ...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

Angled Executive Desk by Tecno, Italy, circa 1960
By Tecno
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Executive desk manufactured by Tecno comprises a squared boomerang shaped wood top, a black enameled base with brass feet and three grey enameled metal pull-out drawers.
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Vintage 1960s Desks and Writing Tables

Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
By Maxime Old
Located in Paris, FR
Rare executive desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971 A curved-shaped desk, having a chest completely lacquered with cloudy green lacquer, including two blocks of two drawers with two golden...
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Vintage 1970s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
H 29.53 in. W 94.89 in. D 36.62 in.
John Widdicomb Mid Century Burlwood Campaign Executive Desk
By John Widdicomb
Located in La Grange, IL
John Widdicomb Mid Century burlwood Campaign executive desk. Desk measures: 72 wide x 36 deep x 30 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage co...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Burl

20th Century Rosewood Minimalist Executive Desk, 1960s
By Hulmefa
Located in Bunnik, NL
Extraordinary executive desk in rosewood from the 1960s. This free standing desk features a chrome metal frame, rosewood drawers and ‘floating’ rosewood top. Good original condition....
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Minimalist Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Jens Risom Mid Century 5 Drawer Walnut Executive Desk
By Jens Risom
Located in La Grange, IL
Jens Risom mid century 5 drawer walnut executive desk Desk measures: 68 wide x 34.25 deep x 28.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage conditio...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Jens Risom Mid Century Half Round Executive Desk
By Jens Risom
Located in La Grange, IL
Jens Risom mid century half round executive desk. Desk measures: 96 wide x 48 deep x 29.5 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage conditio...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Paul Evans "Cityscape" Executive Desk in Burl Walnut
By Paul Evans
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This stunning "Cityscape" executive desk by Paul Evans is an impressive midcentury addition to home or office decor. Vintage burl walnut finish is complimented by patchwork chrome tr...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Custom Made Zebrano Wood Executive Desk Belform, 1960
By Belform
Located in Etten-Leur, NL
Stunning executive desk custom made by Belform, Belgium 1960. This beautiful desk with return is made of high quality veneered zebrano wood with a very nice grain. It has 3 large dra...
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Paul Evans Style Brutalist Executive Desk and Credenza
By Paul Evans
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Paul Evans style Brutalist executive desk with matching credenza. This large 7 foot wide desk features a leather top and sculpted Brutalist wood sides and blond oak body. The matc...
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Vintage 1960s American Brutalist Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Large Midcentury Italian Executive Desk by Vittorio Dassi
By Vittorio Dassi
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
This impressive executive desk by the 1950s Italian designer, Vittorio Dassi, features a very comfortable 1.5 cm thick floating glass top, underneath, there is another very thick pie...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Florence Knoll Walnut Executive Desk with Laminate Top
By Knoll
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Florence knoll walnut executive desk with laminate top. Item features chrome frame, white laminate top, 2 drawers, 1 swing door, beautiful wood grain, finished back, original label. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Rare Executive Desk by Vladimir Kagan, USA, 1970s
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Rare executive desk by Vladimir Kagan comprises a 'floating' upper body made of mahogany wood and marble that is supported on a U-shaped base that has stainless steel on the outer fa...
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Vintage 1970s Desks and Writing Tables

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Marble, Steel

Dunbar Contract Division Mid Century Executive Desk
By Dunbar Furniture
Located in La Grange, IL
Dunbar contract division Mid Century executive desk Desk measures: 72 wide x 36 deep x 28.5 inches high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage condit...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Plexiglass, Wood

Vintage Walnut Executive Desk by Florence Knoll
By Florence Knoll, Knoll
Located in Burbank, CA
A stunning vintage executive desk designed by architect and furniture designer Florence Knoll in the United States, circa 1960s. This iconic design, known as the partner's desk, feat...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Steel, Chrome

George Ciancimino Rosewood Executive Desk, France, ca. 1970
By George Ciancimino
Located in Maastricht, NL
A large executive desk by George Ciancimino for Mobilier International, France. The rosewood veneered top rests on an aluminium base with adjustable quatrefoil shaped legs. On the ...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

Osvaldo Borsani Executive Desk for Tecno, Italy, 1954
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Ghent, BE
This walnut desk with brushed bases has three drawers and has the techno label The top is in a beautiful fully restored condition.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
By Warren Platner, Knoll
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Warren Platner, leather, steel, executive sideboard for Knoll, United States, 1973. This heavy, sturdy desk is designed by the American modernist Warren Platner. He is most known fo...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
  • Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
  • Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
  • Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
H 28.94 in. W 90.16 in. D 42.92 in.
Luigi Caccia Dominioni, "Fasce", an Executive Desk, 1960s
By Azucena, Luigi Caccia Dominioni
Located in Paris, FR
A rectangular metal desk, the top plate covered with cognac leather surrounded with a chromed border rested on the frame supported by four rectangular feet. With two lateral drawers....
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Mid-Century Modern Asymmetrical Executive Desk after Wendell Castle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid-Century Modern asymmetrical executive desk after Wendell Castle.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Baker Furniture Georgian Walnut Leather Top Executive Desk, 1950s
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in South Bend, IN
A stately Georgian or Chippendale style executive desk By Baker Furniture USA, 1950s Gorgeous burled walnut, with original brass pulls and inlaid embossed leather top. M...
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Vintage 1950s American Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Executive Desk by Gianni Furniture
By Gianni Furniture Co.
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning floating desk by Gianni furniture, this beautiful desk is made of mahogany wood seating on a Lucite base which gives the top a floating illusion. The top has one-drawer to ...
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Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Lucite, Mahogany

Mid-Century Modern Jens Risom Executive Desk & Credenza, 1960s
By Jens Risom
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a sensational, executive desk and matching credenza cabinet, by Jens Risom, circa the 1960s. In excellent vintage condition. The dimensions of the desk are ...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Oversize Large Important Vladimir Kagan Art Deco Executive Desk
By Vladimir Kagan
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Unusual rare Vladimir Kagan Art Deco style executive desk. Desk is equipped with space lights projecting light through elaborate pair of lucite shades that are also part of the desk ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Lucite, Hardwood, Leather

Jens Risom Mid-Century Modern Walnut Executive Desk, 1960s
By Jens Risom
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional Mid-Century Modern walnut executive desk designed by Jens Risom. The desk features gorgeous walnut wood grain and sleek Minimalist design. It offers good storage with ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Seven Drawer Executive Desk with Brass Handles from Singapore
Located in Malaga, ES
Seven drawer executive desk with brass handles, from Singapore.
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Antique Early 19th Century Singaporean Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Executive Desk Table Modern Glass Crystal Limited Edition Design
By Barberini & Gunnell
Located in Ancona, Marche
The executive desk 'Origami' is made of extra-clear glass. Table dimensions: L 195, W 93, H 75 cm. The inspiration for origami came from the observation of a simple piece of paper wh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass

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

Materials

Brass

Warren Platner for Knoll Executive Desk in Black Leather
By Warren Platner, Knoll
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Warren Platner for Knoll, executive desk, leather, steel, oak, metal, United States, 1973. This heavy, sturdy desk is designed by the American modernist Warren platner. He is most k...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Steel

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Executive Desks For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of executive desks available on 1stDibs. The range of distinct executive desks — often made from wood, metal and walnut — can elevate any home. Find 718 antique and vintage executive desks at 1stDibs now, or shop our selection of 13 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished furniture. Executive desks have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Modern executive desks are consistently popular styles. If space is limited, there are small executive desks measuring 28 inches across. Jens Risom, Dunbar and Knoll each produced beautiful executive desks that are worth considering.

How Much are Executive Desks?

Executive desks can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $6,413, while the lowest priced sells for $850 and the highest can go for as much as $225,000.

Finding the Right Desks and Writing Tables for You

Choosing the perfect writing desk or writing table is a profoundly personal journey, one that people have been embarking upon for centuries.

Queen Atossa of Persia, from her writing table circa 500 B.C., is said to have been the originator of the art of handwritten letters. Hers was reportedly the first in a long and colorful history of penned correspondence that grew in popularity alongside literacy. The demand for suitable writing desks, which would serve the composer of the letters as well as ensure the comfort of the recipient naturally followed, and the design of these necessary furnishings has evolved throughout history.

Once people began to seek freedom from the outwardly ornate styles of the walnut and rosewood writing desks and drafting tables introduced in the name of Queen Victoria and King Louis XV, radical shifts occurred, such as those that materialized during the Art Nouveau period, when designers longed to produce furniture inspired by the natural world’s beauty. A prime example is the work of the famous late-19th-century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí — his rolltop desk featured deep side drawers and was adorned with carved motifs that paid tribute to nature. Gaudí regularly combined structural precision with decorative elements, creating beautiful pieces of wood and metal.

Soon afterward, preferences for sleek, geometric, stylized forms in furniture that saw an emphasis on natural wood grains and traditional craftsmanship took hold. Today, Art Deco desks are still favored by designers who seek to infuse interiors with an air of luxury. One of the most prominent figures of the Art Deco movement was French decorator and furniture designer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. With his use of neoclassical motifs as well as expensive and exotic materials such as imported dark woods and inlays of precious metals for his vintage writing desks, Ruhlmann came to symbolize good taste and modernity.

The rise in appreciation for Scandinavian modernism continues to influence the design of contemporary writing desks. It employs the “no fuss” or “less is more” approach to creating a tasteful, sophisticated space. Sweden’s master cabinetmaker Bruno Mathsson created gallery-worthy designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. Finnish architect Alvar Aalto never viewed himself as an artist, but, like Mathsson, his furniture designs reflected a fondness for organic materials and a humanistic approach. Danish designers such as Hans Wegner introduced elegant shapes and lines to mid-century desks and writing tables, often working in oak and solid teak.

From vintage desks to contemporary styles, 1stDibs offers a broad spectrum of choices for conducting all personal and business writing and reading activities.

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We have partnerships with the world's best shipping providers to facilitate seamless and fully-insured delivery from the seller's location directly to you, wherever you are in the world. Our logistics team is comprised of dedicated members who arrange all the details with our partners, servicing and supporting all shipments. Learn more about shipping on 1stdibs.
For your convenience, we offer multiple payment methods, including all major credit cards and PayPal. For many purchases we also offer financing options or wire transfer. Learn more about payment options on 1stdibs.