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Desk in Leather and Wood
By Cipriani Homood
Located in Milan, IT
A highly functional and clean design characterize this desk featuring soft leather, an exotic style wood top and a sturdy metal base. Perfect for sitting down at to tend to your writ...
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2010s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

  • Desk in Leather and Wood
  • Desk in Leather and Wood
  • Desk in Leather and Wood
  • Desk in Leather and Wood
H 31.89 in. W 57.88 in. D 23.63 in.
Antique Drafting Desk or Store Fixture
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique drafting desk or store fixture, The adjustable tilt-top with dark grey inset fabric. Possibly could have been in a mercantile store, used for fabric sales or the like. One si...
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Early 20th Century American Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Antique Drafting Desk or Store Fixture
  • Antique Drafting Desk or Store Fixture
  • Antique Drafting Desk or Store Fixture
  • Antique Drafting Desk or Store Fixture
H 29.75 in. W 59 in. D 31.5 in.
W25 Wishbone Drawer Desk by Skram
Located in Boston, MA
The W25 version of the wishbone drawer desk is an asymmetrical design. Features include book-matched veneer work with mitered, ‘waterfall’ edges, edges and corners protected with sol...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Stainless Steel

  • W25 Wishbone Drawer Desk by Skram
  • W25 Wishbone Drawer Desk by Skram
  • W25 Wishbone Drawer Desk by Skram
  • W25 Wishbone Drawer Desk by Skram
H 29.5 in. W 48 in. D 24 in.
Italian Edizioni Two-Drawer Mirrored and Brass Writing Desk, Mid-Century Modern
Located in Miami, FL
Handmade desk with two drawers with brake. It´s also black mirrored behind. The handles and the endless of the drawers are made in mirror. The brass legs are very resistant’s. ...
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2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass

Nomos Style Chrome and Glass Dining Table or Desk after Norman Foster
By Sir Norman Foster
Located in San Francisco, CA
An Argentine licensed copy of the original iconic Norman Foster Nomos table. Chrome plated steel frame supporting a thick glass top. Works as a desk or dining table. Will set eight ...
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20th Century Argentine Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Stainless Steel, Chrome

Desk by Hans J. Wegner
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in Lejre, DK
Drop-leaf desk with teak top and oak frame. Designed by Maa. Hans J. Wegner for Andreas Tuck Cabinetmakers, Denmark. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Teak

  • Desk by Hans J. Wegner
  • Desk by Hans J. Wegner
  • Desk by Hans J. Wegner
  • Desk by Hans J. Wegner
H 29.53 in. W 63 in. D 33.47 in.
1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
By The Standard Furniture Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
American-made Mid-Century Modern tanker desk in good condition, constructed of oak with a Formica top and steel handles. Maker's mark inside center drawer. Standard Furniture Co., bu...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • 1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
  • 1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
  • 1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
  • 1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
H 31 in. W 66 in. D 39 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer has a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
H 31.11 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Kingwood

  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
  • Fine Ebonized Louis XVI Style Desk
H 28.75 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer has a separate...
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Antique Early 1900s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
H 31.11 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
H 31.11 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
Located in London, GB
A fine French Louis XVI style desk in ebonized walnut, with a leather top with Greek key border. The gilt bronze mounts and escutcheons of good quality and each drawer have a separat...
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Antique Early 1900s French Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
  • Fine Louis XVI Style Ebonized Desk
H 31.11 in. W 63 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
By Forma Nova
Located in London, GB
A large Italian executive desk by Formanova, designed by Gianni Moscatelli. In brushed steel and hardwood with an opaque glass top.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
  • Large Executive Desk by Formanova, Milan
H 29.14 in. W 70.87 in. D 35.44 in.
Paul McCobb Mahogany Desk, Calvin Collection, circa 1950s
By Paul McCobb
Located in Stamford, CT
Classic desk in mahogany designed by Paul McCobb, Calvin collection, circa 1950s. Fully restored. Signature brass stretcher newly polished. Nickel-plated pulls retain some patina.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Architect's Desk, France, First Half of the 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
French Architect's desk on baluster legs with brass details and a writing surface, adjustable in height. The compartment underneath is covered with a green fabric; a lateral drawer i...
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Antique 19th Century French Restauration Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George Nelson Wood and Leather Office Desk for Herman Miller, USA 1948
By George Nelson
Located in New York, NY
From George Nelson's ground breaking 1948 group of designs for Herman Miller that put the company firmly in the ranks of post war modernism. Nelson's desk was decidedly futuristic, w...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Midcentury Danish Design Desk in Teak by Svend Aage Madsen, 1950s
By Svend Åge Madsen
Located in Lejre, DK
Great looking desk in teak with cane details on the frame and the handles. Designed by Svend Aage Madsen. Made in Denmark in the 1950s. Nice original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Cane, Teak

Steam Bent Ash desk by Jonathan Field with Secret Compartment, Unique
By Jonathan Field
Located in London, GB
Steam bent solid ash, the finish is an ebony-stained grain and oil tint darker shade and finish. The drawers have traditional runners and a secret compartment. The underside of the...
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2010s English Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Ash

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

Cees Braakman Mid Century Modern Wood Netherlands EB04 Birch Desk, circa 1950
By Cees Braakman
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
EB04 birch desk designed by Cees Braakman, circa 1950. It's in excellent original condition, preserving a beautiful patina. Cees Braakman (1917-1995) at the age of 17 he went t...
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Vintage 1950s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

19th Century French Restauration Table
Located in Belmont, MA
Exquisite kidney shaped table, cherrywood, mahogany and elmwood veneer, the top with lozenge-shaped marquetry and an oval shaped flower medallion. The table is raised by two pierced ...
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Antique 1820s French Restauration Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Cherry, Mahogany

  • 19th Century French Restauration Table
  • 19th Century French Restauration Table
  • 19th Century French Restauration Table
  • 19th Century French Restauration Table
H 29.13 in. W 34.25 in. D 18.89 in.
Ben Storms Table "in Vein", 2017
By Ben Storms
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
In Vein is a marble trestle table with a plus. Once you turn the tabletop around, it doubles as a mirror and decorative object. The Classic trestle table represents simplicity, mobil...
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21st Century and Contemporary Belgian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Marble, Stainless Steel

  • Ben Storms Table "in Vein", 2017
  • Ben Storms Table "in Vein", 2017
  • Ben Storms Table "in Vein", 2017
  • Ben Storms Table "in Vein", 2017
H 29 in. W 79 in. D 39 in.
Gaetano Table by Gae Aulenti for Zanotta, 1970
By Gae Aulenti, Zanotta
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gaetano working table by Gae Aulenti for Zanotta with original glass top, supported by two black and red enameled metal folding working horses alike base. Documented: see Repertorio ...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

19th Century Italian Poplar Table Letter Holder or Magazine Holder
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Particular letter or magazine holder in antique poplar wood in the upper and lower letterbox compartment with many compartments. On the front a comfortable drawer. The antique table...
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Antique 1890s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Poplar

Contemporary Writing Desk by Johannes Hock
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Stunning writing desk by contemporary German Artist Johannes Hock. A well proportioned body situated on a metal base. The surface of rhombs, joined in different veneers, apparently...
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21st Century and Contemporary German Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

  • Contemporary Writing Desk by Johannes Hock
  • Contemporary Writing Desk by Johannes Hock
  • Contemporary Writing Desk by Johannes Hock
  • Contemporary Writing Desk by Johannes Hock
H 28.75 in. W 47.25 in. D 23.63 in.
Stacked Writing Desk in Cream Shagreen by R&Y Augousti
By R & Y Augousti
Located in New York, NY
The stacked writing desk is a statement piece for any living space with its irregular stacked drawers in cream shagreen. The mixture of geometry within the Classic silhouette is the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Shagreen Stingray

Moon Desk, Elegantly Styled 21st Century Mahogany and Brass Writing Desk
By Privatiselectionem
Located in Paris, FR
The hand varnished mahogany surface of this piece carries subtle yet stunning tonal variances that create a masterful realization of the concept of beauty from imperfection. The left...
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2010s French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass, Brass

Contemporary Vittoriale Writing Desk in Aluminium by Altreforme
By Valentina Fontana
Located in Calolziocorte (Lecco) Italy, IT
Refined desk paying tribute to the famous author Gabriele D'Annunzio and his luxury residence on Garda lake. Pricing excludes VAT.
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Aluminum

Royal Desk, Silver Plated Solid Brass Leg and Varnished Wood Writing Desk
By Privatiselectionem
Located in Paris, FR
Invite the Royal Desk into your space to create a regal yet functional home office environment. Its silver plated solid brass legs, hand varnished wood body and polished brass top co...
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2010s French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass, Brass

Writing Table by Deborah Ehrlich
By Deborah Ehrlich
Located in Accord, NY
Deborah Ehrlich's simple writing table is handmade with traditional joinery by an incredibly talented master craftsman in RI. The delicate proportions are a nod to the elegance of...
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2010s American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Ash, Hickory, Oak

  • Writing Table by Deborah Ehrlich
  • Writing Table by Deborah Ehrlich
  • Writing Table by Deborah Ehrlich
  • Writing Table by Deborah Ehrlich
H 28 in. W 56.5 in. D 24.25 in.
Chrome and Glass Dinning Table or Desk
Located in New York, NY
A simple piece, much like the little black dress. Chrome is in excellent condition and glass is flawless. It can either be used as a dining table or it would make an excellent desk. ...
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Late 20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Chrome

  • Chrome and Glass Dinning Table or Desk
  • Chrome and Glass Dinning Table or Desk
  • Chrome and Glass Dinning Table or Desk
  • Chrome and Glass Dinning Table or Desk
H 29.25 in. W 80 in. D 36 in.
Minimalist Nathan Lindberg Design Teak and Metal Writing Table Mod. NL40 White
By Nanna Ditzel, Bodil Kjaer, Nathan Lindberg
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
The Nathan Lindberg desk. Model NL40 in beautiful teak wood and metal base, white edition, with white HPL drawers. Super high quality writing table, freestanding, maple wood inside t...
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2010s German Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Stainless Steel

Minimalist Nathan Lindberg Design Teak and Metal Writing Table Mod. NL40 Black
By Nathan Lindberg
Located in Hamminkeln, DE
The Nathan Lindberg desk. Model NL40 in beautiful teak wood and metal base, black edition, with black HPL drawers. Super high quality writing table, freestanding, maple wood inside t...
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2010s German Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Stainless Steel

Compact Study Desk with Natural Linoleum Table Top - Customisable
By &New
Located in Leicester, GB
The &New study desk is made with a powder coated steel frame and a colour matched linoleum tabletop. The linoleum for our desks is selected for the ecological properties of the linse...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Green Study Desk with Drawer and Reclaimed Parquet Wood Table Top
By &New
Located in Leicester, GB
The Study desk is made with a green powder coated steel frame and a beautiful parquet wood table top. This minimal desk has a steel drawer suspended underneath the table top with a l...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Kai Kristiansen Desk in Oak
By Kai Kristiansen
Located in Lejre, DK
Great looking freestanding desk in oak designed by Kai Kristiansen, Denmark in 1950s. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Oak

  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Oak
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Oak
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Oak
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Oak
H 28.35 in. W 61.03 in. D 29.53 in.
Ivanhoe Desk by Lawson-Fenning
By Lawson-Fenning
Located in Los Angeles, CA
The Ivanhoe desk features a cantilevered base with open display shelves. Available in American walnut or white oak and drawers are available upon request. Available to order in va...
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2010s American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

  • Ivanhoe Desk by Lawson-Fenning
  • Ivanhoe Desk by Lawson-Fenning
  • Ivanhoe Desk by Lawson-Fenning
  • Ivanhoe Desk by Lawson-Fenning
H 29 in. W 55 in. D 31.5 in.
Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
By Kai Kristiansen
Located in Lejre, DK
Great looking freestanding desk in rosewood designed by Kai Kristiansen, Denmark in 1950s. Very nice original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Rosewood

  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
H 28.35 in. W 61.03 in. D 29.53 in.
Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
By Kai Kristiansen
Located in Lejre, DK
Great looking freestanding desk in rosewood designed by Kai Kristiansen, Denmark in 1950s. Very nice original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Rosewood

  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
  • Kai Kristiansen Desk in Rosewood
H 28.75 in. W 60.24 in. D 31.5 in.
Oman Jun Desk in Rosewood
By Gunni Omann
Located in Lejre, DK
Great looking freestanding desk in rosewood designed by Gunni Oman for Oman Jun, Denmark in 1957. Great original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Rosewood

  • Oman Jun Desk in Rosewood
  • Oman Jun Desk in Rosewood
  • Oman Jun Desk in Rosewood
  • Oman Jun Desk in Rosewood
H 28.75 in. W 60.24 in. D 31.5 in.
Elegant Desk Designed by Ole Wanscher
By Ole Wanscher, A. J. Iversen
Located in Lejre, DK
Elegant freestanding Danish design desk in mahogany with three drawers designed by Ole Wanscher for A.J. Iversen in the late 1950s. Made in Denmark, great original condition.
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Vintage 1950s Danish Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

  • Elegant Desk Designed by Ole Wanscher
  • Elegant Desk Designed by Ole Wanscher
  • Elegant Desk Designed by Ole Wanscher
  • Elegant Desk Designed by Ole Wanscher
H 29.14 in. W 59.06 in. D 29.53 in.
Ghost Altuglas Desk by Charly Bounan
Located in Geneve, CH
Ghost Altuglas Des by Charly Bounan Hand-sculpted Altuglas and sculpted design artwork Dimensions Altuglas part: 150 x 75 x 75 cm Sculpted bloc: 100 x 65 x 71.5 cm Material: Plex...
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2010s French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Altuglas

  • Ghost Altuglas Desk by Charly Bounan
  • Ghost Altuglas Desk by Charly Bounan
  • Ghost Altuglas Desk by Charly Bounan
  • Ghost Altuglas Desk by Charly Bounan
H 29.53 in. W 66.93 in. D 29.53 in.
Original Ocean Travertine Desk by Clement Brazille
By Clément Brazille
Located in Geneve, CH
Original Ocean travertine desk by Clement Brazille Material : Ocean travertine stone Dimensions : 160 x 75 x 74 cm Signed and numbered by Clément Brazille Other dimensions or s...
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2010s French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Travertine

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Writing Table Desks For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of writing table desks available on 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and hardwood, all writing table desks available were constructed with great care. There are 3475 antique and vintage writing table desks for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 668 modern editions to choose from as well. There are all kinds of writing table desks available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. There are many kinds of writing table desks to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Louis XV writing table desks are of considerable interest. Zieta, R & Y Augousti and Gio Ponti each produced beautiful writing table desks that are worth considering.

How Much are Writing Table Desks?

Writing table desks can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $6,020, while the lowest priced sells for $211 and the highest can go for as much as $1,841,084.

Finding the Right Desks 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.