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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

Materials

Metal

1970s Warren Platner Executive Writing Desk for Knoll International
By Warren Platner
Located in Amstelveen, Noord
In 1973, Knoll introduced The Platner Executive Office Collection. The thin profile executive desk featured a bullnose oak perimeter with black leather writing surface, supported by ...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Oak

Italian Neoclassical Executive Writing Desk with Zinc Top, circa 1950s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian neoclassical executive writing desk with zinc top, circa 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Zinc

Mid Century Green Saddle Leather Afromosia Teak Executive Writing Desk
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Midcentury 1960s Desk from Germany. In Afromosia teak and green saddle leather top. 2 drawers on each side. Stunning unique patina on the thick green saddle leather. A unique extr...
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Vintage 1960s German Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood, Teak

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

Louis XV Rococo Mahogany, Satinwood and Bureau Plat Executive Writing Desk
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Vintage midcentury era Louis XV Rococo style executive writing desk made from mahogany, satinwood, and bureau Plat with hand-cast bronze accents. It features three lockable horizonta...
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Vintage 1950s Spanish Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Large Executive Three-Drawer Desk or Writing Table
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Nice architectural Mid-Century Modern design desk or writing table.
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20th Century 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

Materials

Concrete

  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
  • George Executive Desk
H 30 in. W 60 in. D 20 in.
Large 1970s Architect's Executive Desk, Plywood, Black Formica Writing Table
By Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Charlotte Perriand Cassina, Warren Platner, Knoll
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
Beautiful and unique 1970s architect's design writing table, made of heavy weight solid plywood, the columns are made of hard polyvinyl, very sturdy material, the desk surface is cov...
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Vintage 1970s German Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, PVC, Wood

French Country Provincial Louis XV Executive Office Writing Desk Glass Top
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage French Country Provincial Louis XV style executive office writing desk with glass top. Item features a custom glass top, solid wood construction, distressed finish, nicely ca...
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Mid-20th Century French Country Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Walnut

Danish Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Large Oversize Executive Desk Writing Table
By Arne Vodder
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Super high quality and rosewood pattern wood grain Danish Mid-Century Modern oversize executive desk by Arne Vodder for Sibast Furniture.
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Rosewood

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.
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

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

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

Materials

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.
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

Materials

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.
Monteverdi-Young Executive Curved Desk
By Monteverdi-Young
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monteverdi-Young executive curved desk, with lockable (with keys) compartments, drawers and space for anything that you might need for your desk. Custom fitted curved glass top in t...
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Vintage 1960s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

  • Monteverdi-Young Executive Curved Desk
  • Monteverdi-Young Executive Curved Desk
  • Monteverdi-Young Executive Curved Desk
  • Monteverdi-Young Executive Curved Desk
H 29 in. W 96 in. D 115.5 in.
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

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.
Rare Jules Wabbes Executive Corner Desk
By Jules Wabbes
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Jules Wabbes, writing desk with drawer pieces, wenge wood tabletop, chrome frame, black drawers, Belgium, 1960s. This corner desk is designed by Jules Wabbes. The table is executed ...
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Vintage 1960s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • Rare Jules Wabbes Executive Corner Desk
  • Rare Jules Wabbes Executive Corner Desk
  • Rare Jules Wabbes Executive Corner Desk
  • Rare Jules Wabbes Executive Corner Desk
H 29.93 in. W 78.35 in. D 31.11 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.
Executive Administrative Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
By Pierre Jeanneret
Located in Altwies, LU
In solid teak and teak veneer. Thick rectangular veneer tray, resting on two double-sided boxes; a long and a short. The long box consists of a locker opened on the inside and openin...
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Vintage 1950s Indian Desks and Writing Tables

  • Executive Administrative Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Administrative Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Administrative Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
  • Executive Administrative Desk by Pierre Jeanneret
H 28.75 in. W 72.05 in. D 36.62 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.
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.
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.
Gispen "Executive" No. PR 7762 Desk
By Gispen, W. Van Osselen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Massive deco style Gispen Industrial desk no. PR 7762 with curved top, linoleum surfacing, and resin edge. Designed in 1950 and nicknamed "The President's Desk", the Massive Metal Ba...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Gispen "Executive" No. PR 7762 Desk
  • Gispen "Executive" No. PR 7762 Desk
  • Gispen "Executive" No. PR 7762 Desk
  • Gispen "Executive" No. PR 7762 Desk
H 30.375 in. W 41.5 in. D 82.5 in.
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

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

Streamline Moderne Executive Metal Desk, Germany, 2018
By GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Streamline Moderne executive metal desk, Germany, 2018.
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2010s German Streamlined Moderne Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

Midcentury Osvaldo Borsani Inspired Executive Rosewood Desk
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Very unique Osvaldo Borsani inspired executive desk or card table. Semi-circular rosewood top with inset white leatherette surface and 2 drawers. Beautiful, rich rosewood on a reinfo...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

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

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

Materials

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

Materials

Wood

Cees Braakman Executive Floating Desk for Pastoe
By Pastoe, Cees Braakman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Midcentury executive desk designed by Cees Braakman for Pastoe. Lightly refinished teak. Floating top with black painted wood riser and flat chrome hairpin legs. Good original condit...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

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

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Steel

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.
Drop Leaf Executive Desk by Willy Beck
By Ejner Larsen, Aksel Bender Madsen, 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.
Eliel Saarinen for Johnson Furniture Executive Desk
By Eliel Saarinen, Johnson Furniture Company
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

Materials

Birch

Streamline Moderne, Executive Metal Desk, Germany, 2018
By GMD Berlin
Located in Berlin, DE
Streamline moderne, executive metal desk, Germany, 2018.
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2010s German Streamlined Moderne Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Aluminum, Metal

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

Materials

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

Materials

Rosewood

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

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

Materials

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

Materials

Burl

Executive Roll Top Partner's Desk by Edward J Wormley
By Edward Wormley
Located in New York, NY
An elegant executive desk in mahogany with two rosewood roll-tops that open to conceal shallow drawers on the left and an open compartment on the right, these flank a hinged gallery ...
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Vintage 1950s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

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

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

Materials

Metal

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

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

Materials

Walnut

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

Materials

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

Warren Platner Executive Desk with Black Leather Top
By Knoll, Warren Platner
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

Materials

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.
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

Materials

Brass

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

Materials

Marble, Steel

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

Materials

Chrome

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

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Double-Sided Executive Birch Desk Imexcotra
Located in London, GB
This Mid-Century desk was manufactured in Belgium by Imexcotra, during the 1950s.
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

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Executive Writing Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the executive writing desk you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and walnut, every executive writing desk was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for an executive writing desk, we have 135 options in-stock, while there are 11 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without an executive writing desk — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right executive writing desk, those designed in Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Art Deco styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one executive writing desk that is appealing in its simplicity, but Knoll, Baker Furniture Company and Dunbar produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Executive Writing Desk?

Prices for an executive writing desk start at $1,500 and top out at $54,695 with the average selling for $7,500.

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.