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Antique English Satinwood Parquetry Writing Desk circa 1890
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Satinwood Parquetry Writing Desk circa 1890
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Antique Late 19th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Satinwood

Inlaid Parquetry Desk or Writing Table
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Elegant French Louis XV style parquetry writing desk with fitted interior and gilt mounts. Leather
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Italian Parquetry Inlaid Writing Table Desk, 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
An exceptional parquetry inlaid writing table with Neoclassical designs, inlay with satinwood
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Fruitwood, Satinwood, Walnut

A French 19th Century Louis XV Style Kingwood Parquetry Ladies Writing Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mounted Ladies Writing Desk with Figures of Ram-Heads. The lockplate by Thomas Elsley Ltd. - Stamped
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze, Ormolu

French Louis XV Style Parquetry Table Desk
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XV style (20th Century) desk with a parquetry inlaid top and gilt bronze trim with a
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20th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Magnificent Italian Parquetry Partners Desk
Located in Dallas, TX
Truly outstanding Italian kingwood and mahogany parquetry partners desk. Having tasteful bronze
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Italian NeoClassic Oak Parquetry Desk
Located in Westwood, NJ
An Italian Neo-Classic style oak parquetry desk with a starburst patterned oak parquetry top to
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21st Century and Contemporary Vietnamese Neoclassical Desks and Writing ...

Materials

Wood

Italian NeoClassic Oak Parquetry Desk
Italian NeoClassic Oak Parquetry Desk
H 30 in W 59.5 in D 26 in
19th Century French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table
Located in London, GB
This is an antique bureau plat parquetry writing table of French manufacture dating from Around
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Antique 1860s French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

A Napoleon III Parquetry Pedestal Desk By Guillaume Grohé
Located in Brighton, West Sussex
An Important Napoleon III Gilt-Bronze Mounted Parquetry Pedestal Desk, By Guillaume Grohé. France
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Austrian Neoclassic Parquetry Pedestal Desk
Located in Essex, MA
Rectangular top over a long drawer flanked by small drawers over pedestals each with two drawers. Bracket feet. Finished all around in a design of inlay that gives a striped effect.
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Antique Late 18th Century Austrian Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

Baker Furniture Parquetry Maple Console Desk
Located in New York, NY
Baker Parquetry Maple Console Desk, 20th Century.
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20th Century Unknown Post-Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Italian NeoClassic Oak Parquetry Desk, Natural
Located in Westwood, NJ
An Italian NeoClassic style starburst pattern parquetry desk with tapered legs. It has one center
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21st Century and Contemporary Vietnamese Neoclassical Desks and Writing ...

Materials

Wood

Louis XV Style Parquetry Inlaid Writing-Table by François Linke, circa 1890
By François Linke
Located in Brighton, West Sussex
A Louis XV Style gilt bronze-mounted parquetry inlaid writing-table, by François Linke. French
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

French Ormolu Mounted Bacchus Desk with Bureau Parquetry All in Tulipwood
Located in New York, NY
grapes which are always depicted entangled in his hair. The desk contains six drawers, three functional
Category

20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Louis XV Style French Kingwood Parquetry and Gilt Bronze Bureau Plat 'Desk'
By Jean-Pierre Latz
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
; the two ends decorated with Apollo heads; the writing surface is topped with gilded leather. The desk
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

Antique Slant-Front Drafting Desk Writing Table
Located in Forney, TX
A rare and exceptionally inlaid antique slant-front drafting desk. circa 1900 Hand-crafted in the
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Early 20th Century Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Felt, Ebony, Burl, Rosewood, Palisander, Maple, Mahogany, Kingwood

French Louis XVI Style Parquetry Inlaid Table Desk
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI style (19th Century) parquetry inlaid top table desk with bronze trim and single
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Pierre Paulin Bird's-Eye Maple and Walnut Parquetry Writing Table
By Baker Furniture Company, Pierre Paulin
Located in Chicago, IL
Exceedingly rare Pierre Paulin reception desk or writing table for Baker. Bird's-eye maple veneers
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Vintage 1980s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Birdseye Maple, Walnut

French Louis XVI Style Kingwood Parquetry & Ormolu Mounted Ladies Writing Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
writing table, the body surrounded by bronze moldings. The apron repeats the parquetry pattern and is
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

French Louis XV Style Kingwood Table Desk with Parquetry Inlay
By François Linke
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XV style (19th Century) kingwood table desk with parquetry inlay and floral marquetry
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

18th Century French Louis XV Carved Serpentine Cherry Desk with Parquetry Top
Located in Dallas, TX
decorated with parquetry panels, and the back features five fake drawers. The writing table is in excellent
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Writing Desk by Poteau
Located in London, GB
Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted writing desk by Poteau French, late 19th century Size: Height
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze, Ormolu

Antique Parquetry, Ormolu and Leather Bureau Plat by Ross
By Donald Ross
Located in London, GB
demonstration of some of his finest work. The desk is decorated with the iconic dotted parquetry trellis
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Antique 19th Century English Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

20th Century Italian Rosewood Writing Desk by Osvaldo Borsani & Paolo Buffa
By Osvaldo Borsani, Paolo Buffa
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A dark-brown, vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian half-round writing desk with a clear glass top
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Palatial Early 20th Century Gilt Bronze Mounted Parquetry Bureau-François Linke
By François Linke
Located in New York, NY
Satine Parquetry Bureau a Cylindre by François Linke François Linke – Index Number 242 Surmounted
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze Mounted Parquetry Bureau Plat After Cressent
By Charles Cressent
Located in New York, NY
A fantastic late 19th century Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted inlaid parquetry bureau plat
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

French Louis XVI Style Writing Desk Bureauplatt, Bronze Gilt Mounts Leather Top
Located in Miami, FL
; each drawer is embellished with parquetry veneer decor, dressed with intricate bronze handles. The desk
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Regence Style Trellis Parquetry Bureau Plat by François Linke, circa 1890
By François Linke
Located in Brighton, West Sussex
A Magnificent Regence Style gilt bronze Mounted Trellis Parquetry Bureau Plat by François Linke
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Antique Late 19th Century French Régence Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Maison Dominique Domin, Genevriére Art Deco Veneer Writing Desk or Vanity Table
By Andre Domin & Marcel Genevriere for Maison Dominique
Located in Firenze, IT
Exceptionally rare executive corner writing desk or vanity table branded Dominique, Paris. This
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Louis XVI Style Mahogany, Satinwood, Ebony and Ormolu Writing Desk by D. Ross
By Donald Ross
Located in London, GB
Louis XVI style mahogany, satinwood, ebony and ormolu writing desk by Donald Ross English, Late
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Antique Late 19th Century English Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

French Art Deco Writing Table with Two Side Drawers
By Andre Domin & Marcel Genevriere for Maison Dominique
Located in Hanover, MA
French Art Deco writing table or desk with two side drawers, maple parquet top, rounded (subtly
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Vintage 1940s Belgian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Maple, Oak

Antique French Louis XVI Bronze Mounted Writing Table
By François Linke, Jean-Henri Riesener, Claude Michel Clodion
Located in Forney, TX
, petite bureau plat writing desk, library table or center table, lamp stand, hall console or sofa table
Category

Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Marble, Brass, Bronze

Regence Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Parquetry Bureau Plat
By Charles Cressent
Located in Brighton, West Sussex
. The desk has a shaped frieze fitted with three drawers, each with parquetry inlay and gilt-bronze
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Antique Italian Patch Burl Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Hand-made Italian bombe burl bureau plat (writing desk) in the style of Louis XV. Patch olive and
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20th Century Italian Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Olive, Walnut, Burl

Antique Italian Patch Burl Desk
Antique Italian Patch Burl Desk
H 31.5 in W 49.25 in D 27.25 in
Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Mahogany Parquetry Bureau Plat
Located in San Francisco, CA
C. 19th Century Louis XVI gilt bronze mahogany parquetry bureau plat. Rectangular trellis work
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Antique Late 19th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

French Louis XV Style Kingwood Parquetry Bonheur du jour
Located in Forney, TX
graceful bonheur du jour (writing table - petite / lady's desk) with beautifully aged patina. Finely
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Early 20th Century Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze, Ormolu

Fine Kingwood Parquetry and Gilt-Bronze Bureau Plat by Schmit
By Frédéric Schmit
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
mounted desk Kingwood and mahogany veneer. Black leather writing surface, three drawers, lock stamped
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Antique 1890s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Modern Industrial Desk
Located in Westwood, NJ
parquetry inlaid top with a leather inset writing surface. With 'Echo Oak' finish and parquetry slide to
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21st Century and Contemporary Vietnamese Industrial Desks and Writing Ta...

Materials

Metal

Modern Industrial Desk
Modern Industrial Desk
H 30 in W 64 in D 24 in
1960's Anglo Chinese Bamboo Parquet Hardwood Campaign Desk
Located in New York, NY
Gorgeous stained bamboo and hardwood campaign desk with five drawers. Finely detailed parquet work
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Ormolu-Mounted Marquetry Roll-Top Desk Attributed to P. Bernard
By Jean-Henri Riesener
Located in London, GB
three-quarter galleried rectangular top above a roll-top, opening to reveal a leather-lined writing
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Writing Table
Located in Brighton, Sussex
. Having an inset green leather writing surface with gilt tooling. gilded ormolu mouldings and monopodia
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Ormolu-Mounted Lady's Secretary Desk, Millet
By Maison Millet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Parquetry Kidney-Shaped secrétaire de dame (Lady's Desk) with an enamel dial clock and Candelabra
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu, Bronze

Mixed Woods Marquetry Inlaid Writing Table, Northern Italian, Late 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
rosewood center or writing table with one drawer on elegant tapering legs. Beautiful marquetry and
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

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

Materials

Brass

Antique Writing Table by Beurdeley After a Model by Adam Weisweiler
By Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
Located in London, GB
Antique writing table by Beurdeley after a model by Adam Weisweiler French, c. 1880 Height 74cm
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Vintage 1980s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel, Ormolu

Queen Anne Style Pedestal Desk
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting an absolutely gorgeous Queen Anne Style pedestal desk. Made of walnut, butterflied
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Antique Late 19th Century English Queen Anne Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut, Burl

Queen Anne Style Pedestal Desk
Queen Anne Style Pedestal Desk
H 29 in W 54 in D 33 in
Large Francois Linke Roll Top Desk
By François Linke
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large and very fine Francois Linke roll top desk French late 19th-early 20th century Bureau a
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Antique Early 1900s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Large Francois Linke Roll Top Desk
Large Francois Linke Roll Top Desk
H 49 in W 58 in D 32 in
Empire-Style Parcel Ebonized Maple & Mahogany Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
French Neoclassical Empire-Style parcel ebonized desk with maple and mahogany parquetry top.
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Vintage 1950s French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany, Maple

Antique English Carlton House Desk with Marquetry & Brass Accents
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Carlton House desk or writing table is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in England in
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Early 20th Century English Georgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

French 18th Century Louis XV Period Kingwood And Tulipwood Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational and elegant French 18th century Louis XV period kingwood and tulipwood inlaid desk
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany, Kingwood and Ormolu Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany, kingwood and ormolu kidney shaped writing
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Louis XVI Style 19th-20th Century Bronze Mounted Desk Manner Linke
By François Linke
Located in Stamford, CT
Louis XVI style 19th-20th century bronze mounted desk manner Linke. This spectacular French desk
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Early 20th Century Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Kingwood, Tulipwood and Ormolu Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XV st. kingwood, tulipwood and ormolu desk. The desk is
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Side Table/Desk, Signed F. Linke
By François Linke
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
/writing desk, signed F. Linke. The table is raised by elegant slender cabriole legs with wrap around
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Fine 19th Century François Linke Bronze Mounted Bureau a Cylindre Roll Top Desk
By François Linke
Located in Miami, FL
Bureau a Cylindre or roll top desk is a splendid creation. Mahogany with a deep plum color and richly
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Kingwood and Ormolu Desk, Attributed to Linke
By François Linke
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning and extremely high quality French 19th century Louis XV st. kingwood and ormolu desk
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Antique French circa 1870 Bonheur Du Jour Hardwood Marble Desk Bureau Faux Books
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare fully restored circa 1870 hardwood and Parquetry
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Antique 1870s French High Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Marble

Porcelain and Ormolu Mounted Bonheur Du Jour by Donald Ross
By Donald Ross
Located in London, GB
: height 136cm, width 108cm, depth 62cm This beautiful writing desk is a 'bonheur du jour', a type of
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Antique Late 19th Century English High Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

19th Century French Secretaire Flap "Billet Doux", Also Called "Portfolio"
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
century derives from the fireplace screen to which, under Louis XVI, a writing desk was sometimes added
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Antique 1830s French Louis Philippe Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Large Louis XV Style 19th Century Bureau Plat
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century French kingwood parquetry inlaid Louis XV style freestanding
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ormolu

Large Louis XV Style 19th Century Bureau Plat
Large Louis XV Style 19th Century Bureau Plat
H 29.93 in W 65.36 in D 33.08 in
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Parquetry Writing Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the parquetry writing desk you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each parquetry writing desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and hardwood. If you’re shopping for a parquetry writing desk, we have 116 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a parquetry writing desk — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right parquetry writing desk, those designed in Louis XV, Louis XVI and Victorian styles are of considerable interest. A well-made parquetry writing desk has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by François Linke, Baker Furniture Company and Paolo Buffa are consistently popular.

How Much is a Parquetry Writing Desk?

Prices for a parquetry writing desk can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $695 and can go as high as $212,346, while the average can fetch as much as $7,600.
Questions About Parquetry Writing Desk
  • 1stDibs ExpertSeptember 25, 2019

    A writing desk may refer to a desk with a top, often sloping, for writing on or to a portable case with compartments to hold writing materials and a surface for writing.

  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    A small writing table is also called a davenport table or davenport desk. They normally feature a sloped or inclined top attached with hinges to the back of the table. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage davenport desks.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 19, 2021
    A writing desk with drawers is also called a secretary. It is a desk with drawers, one of which can be pushed out and the front of the desk lowered to create a flat writing surface. These writing desks have been made in a variety of styles over the years. Shop for a variety of writing tables with drawers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJune 15, 2023
    What an old-fashioned writing desk is called varies by design. Pieces with drop-down fronts are secretary desks (these are typically made of two parts: a chest of drawers on the bottom and a hutch or cupboard with shelves on the top), while ones that rest on two pillars, cabinets or bookcases are pedestal desks. A desk with a small writing surface positioned in front of drawers and cubbies is a bureau à gradin. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of desks.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    In French, the term for a writing desk that often featured a drop-down writing surface is secretaire. This type of desk is called a secretary desk in English. Simply put, a secretary desk is a multifunctional piece of furniture with a hinged writing surface that folds open or drops down. When the leaf is folded out, small inner storage compartments, which are called pigeonholes, cubbies, recesses or drawers, are revealed. On 1stDibs, shop antique secretary desks from some of the world's top sellers.