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Vintage Maple Writing Desk with Drawers
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-Century Modern writing desk combining sturdy quality with great design. Rich maple woodgrain, metal handles, and generous storage make this desk a beautiful and functional additi...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Vintage Maple Writing Desk with Drawers
  • Vintage Maple Writing Desk with Drawers
  • Vintage Maple Writing Desk with Drawers
  • Vintage Maple Writing Desk with Drawers
H 29.5 in. W 62 in. D 26 in.
Mid-Century Bamboo, Wood and Rattan Writing Table Desk with Drawers, Italy 1970s
By Franca Helg, Antonio Piva and Franco Albini, Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet
Located in Carimate, Como
Beautiful 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern bamboo and wicker desk with three drawers, a large one and two small ones, finished on 4 sides making it perfect as stand alone or against ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian French Provincial Desks and Writing Tables

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Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

De Coene Writing Desk with Drawers in Oak
Located in Waalwijk, NL
De Coene, writing desk with drawers, oak, the Netherlands, 1960s The design of this desk illustrates a strong and solid construction in oak. This is realized by the sharp and clear ...
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Vintage 1960s Dutch Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

  • De Coene Writing Desk with Drawers in Oak
  • De Coene Writing Desk with Drawers in Oak
  • De Coene Writing Desk with Drawers in Oak
  • De Coene Writing Desk with Drawers in Oak
H 29.53 in. W 82.68 in. D 31.3 in.
Antique Liegoise Writing Table with 2 Drawers
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique Liegoise writing table with 2 drawers is a splendid example of the time-honored traditions of quality craftsmanship for which the region is so well known for the past centuri...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Louis XIV Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Danish Writing Desk with Drawers in Wengé
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Writing desk with drawers, wengé, metal, Denmark, 1950s. This fully restored small writing desk in expressive wengé is strong in its execution and modest in its design. The desk i...
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Vintage 1950s Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Danish Writing Desk with Drawers in Wengé
  • Danish Writing Desk with Drawers in Wengé
  • Danish Writing Desk with Drawers in Wengé
  • Danish Writing Desk with Drawers in Wengé
H 28.35 in. W 41.34 in. D 20.48 in.
Studio PFR Writing Desk with Drawers Prod. Rima 1965
By Studio PFR ( Ponti Fornaroli Rosselli ), RIMA
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Unique writing desk with lateral drawers with structure in lacquered metal and wood, designed by Studio Rosselli Ponti Fornaroli and Produced by Rima, Padova 1965. (manufacturer br...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Studio PFR Writing Desk with Drawers Prod. Rima 1965
  • Studio PFR Writing Desk with Drawers Prod. Rima 1965
  • Studio PFR Writing Desk with Drawers Prod. Rima 1965
  • Studio PFR Writing Desk with Drawers Prod. Rima 1965
H 29.53 in. W 65.36 in. D 59.06 in.
Walnut Writing Desk with Drawers, Made in Italy
By Riva 1920
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Writing desk made completely of solid walnut. The drawers are assembled with dovetail joints (includes 2 top drawers and 3 drawers under the desk). This writing desk is characterized...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Walnut

  • Walnut Writing Desk with Drawers, Made in Italy
  • Walnut Writing Desk with Drawers, Made in Italy
  • Walnut Writing Desk with Drawers, Made in Italy
  • Walnut Writing Desk with Drawers, Made in Italy
H 29.53 in. W 51.19 in. D 27.56 in.
French Writing Table with Three Drawers
Located in Hudson, NY
French writing table with three drawers Gilt embossed leather top.
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather

  • French Writing Table with Three Drawers
  • French Writing Table with Three Drawers
  • French Writing Table with Three Drawers
  • French Writing Table with Three Drawers
H 31 in. W 35.5 in. D 21 in.
Mahogany Writing Desk with Two Drawers Early 19th Century
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Superb writing desk with two drawers from the beginning of the 19th century in mahogany from England Elegant desk which has two drawers in the belt. The interior of the drawers are ...
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Antique Early 19th Century British Early Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Lovely Hand Dyed Brown Leather Writing Table Desk or Bureau with Twin Drawers
Located in GB
We are delighted to this lovely brown leather upholstered writing bureau desk with drop front and twin drawers inside A good looking and well-made desk, I can’t see a sign of use ...
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20th Century English Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather

1940s Writing Table, with Drawers and Gilded Bronzes, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Tavolo scrittoio anni '40, in bellissimo legno chiaro lastronato, massello e intarsiato con trama geometrica, originale con cassettini e bronzi dorati come arricchimento, costruito i...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Litchfield Writing Desk in Cherry with Leather Inlay Top and Cock Beaded Drawers
Located in Tiverton, RI
The solid cherry Litchfield writing desk has a gold embossed inlaid leather top with country farmhouse style legs and 3 cock beaded drawers with antique brass bail pulls. The leather...
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21st Century and Contemporary North American American Classical Desks an...

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Hardwood

French 19th Century Walnut Writing Desk with Three Drawers and Original Hardware
Located in Santa Monica, CA
French 19th century walnut writing desk with three drawers and original hardware.
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Midcentury Style Wooden Writing Desk with Drawers, by Morelato
By Morelato
Located in Salizzole, IT
Eugenio is a midcentury style writing desk made of cherrywood or ash wood with two drawers, characterized by a octagonal top. Available in different wood colors. Made in Italy by Mor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writi...

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Ash, Cherry

Writing Table, Desk in Cherry with 2 Drawers, Directoire Style - Made in France
Located in Landivy, FR
This desk belongs to the MELANIE collection that proposes handcraft modernized reinterpretated pieces of furniture from the French Directoire style at the end of the 18th century. Th...
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2010s French Neoclassical Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Cherry, Oak

19th Century English Writing Table with Drawers and Bronze Fittings
Located in Malaga, ES
19th century English writing table with drawers and bronze fittings.
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Late 20th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Italian Writing Table in Lacquered Wood with Three Drawers
Located in Rome, IT
1950s Italian writing table lacquered wood with three drawers.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Dos Gallos Custom Writing Desk with Spiral Legs, Drawers and Iron Supports
By Dos Gallos Studio
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Our Custom Salamanca two-drawer oak writing desk with iron supports. Hand-carved details throughout. Iron pulls. Beautiful patina. Can be made in any size, and finish. Can also be ma...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Spanish Colonial Desks and Writin...

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Iron

18th Century Spanish Baroque Trestle Style Writing Table Desk with Two Drawers
Located in Madrid, ES
A beautifully conserved Spanish writing table with mixtilinear “pata de lira” (lyre-shaped legs) displaying zig-zagging curves and undulations, in the Baroque style that became popul...
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Antique 18th Century Spanish Baroque Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Mid-Century Mirrored Writing Table with Three Drawers
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Classic looking mirrored writing table with three drawers.
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Mirror

Antique Writing Table with Drawers, Walnut and Briar, 19th Century Naples, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique writing table, complete with removable top and drawers veneered in walnut briar, turned and very wavy legs, built entirely by hand in precious walnut and briar wood, built in...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Fine Jumu Console Table or Desk with Drawers
Located in Greenwich, CT
Fine Jumu table or desk with three drawers, brass ring pulls, beautiful form and lines. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared many times in " A...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Ming Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Xitle Desk with 2 Drawers
By ADN Studio
Located in Mexico City, MX
The "Xitle" desk is part of ADN Studio´s Volcan Collection. This collection seeks to go back to basics. It is a subtle and refined interpretation of the archetypical modern furniture...
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2010s Mexican Aesthetic Movement Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Xitle Desk with 2 Drawers
  • Xitle Desk with 2 Drawers
  • Xitle Desk with 2 Drawers
  • Xitle Desk with 2 Drawers
H 29.53 in. W 70.87 in. D 31.5 in.
17th Century Rustic Wood Spanish Writing Table with Three Drawers
Located in Madrid, ES
A beautiful and historic Spanish writing table with traditional mixtilineal “pata de lira” (lyre-shaped legs) containing both curves and straight lines, in keeping with the Baroque s...
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Antique 17th Century Spanish Rustic Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Walnut

English 19th Century Writing Table with Two Large Front Drawers and Sloped Top
Located in Santa Monica, CA
English 19th century writing table with two large front drawers and sloped table top.
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Antique 19th Century British Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Old Fir Writing Desk or Console with Two Drawers, Made in Italy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. Writing desk or console with two drawers in old Fir. A simple and essential line strengthene...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Fir

1980s Bamboo and Rattan Desk with Drawers
Located in Malaga, ES
1980s bamboo and rattan desk with drawers.
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Late 20th Century Spanish Desks and Writing Tables

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Bamboo, Wicker

  • 1980s Bamboo and Rattan Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Bamboo and Rattan Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Bamboo and Rattan Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Bamboo and Rattan Desk with Drawers
H 29.53 in. W 39.38 in. D 19.69 in.
English Walnut Root Desk with Drawers and Bronze Decorations
Located in Malaga, ES
English's 19th century walnut desk with drawers and bronze decorations.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Spanish Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Attributed to Audoux Minet, Rattan Desk with Drawers, French, Circa 1970
By Adrien Audoux and Frida Minet
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This unusual desk with drawers is made of bamboo, wood and rattan. This is a work attributed to famous French maker Audoux Minet, circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

Midcentury Italian Writing Table in Lacquered Wood with Three Drawers
Located in Rome, IT
1950s Italian writing table lacquered wood with three drawers.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

1970s Vintage Wood Desk Table with Side Drawers and Small Wheels
Located in Ceglie Messapica, IT
A solid wood bright rolling writing desk from the 1960s in pure midcentury style. The item is in very good conditions as the wood has been cleaned and polished and original small whe...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Desk with His Drawers by Antoine Philippon & Jacqueline Lecoq
By Antoine Philippon and Jacqueline le Coq
Located in Paris, FR
Desk with off center top, with 2 drawers lockable Storage on wheels with 3 drawers.
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Mid-20th Century French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets
Located in Nijlen, VAN
Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets A beautiful big fineer Belgian desk, designed and manufactured by an unknown designer. It was probably made in the late 1970s in Bel...
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20th Century Belgian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets
  • Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets
  • Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets
  • Double Desk with Side Drawers and Two Cabinets
H 29.53 in. W 61.03 in. D 31.5 in.
Walking Table Handmade Desk or Console Table with Drawers by Laylo Studio
By Laylo Studio
Located in Chicago, IL
Shown in oxidized walnut with two drawers Measures: 72" wide x 30" tall x 21" deep This desk or console table showcases proportion modeled after anatomy. Constructed from solid woo...
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2010s American Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple, Oak, Walnut

Italian 1950's Inlaid Desk or Table with Two Drawers
Located in New York, NY
An elegant Italian 1950's maple wood desk; the rectangular apron inlaid in walnut geometric motif and with two drawers, opened with sleek circular brass handles. The whole supported ...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1980s Spanish Wicker Office Desk with Drawers
Located in Malaga, ES
1980s Spanish wicker office desk with drawers.
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Late 20th Century Spanish Desks and Writing Tables

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Wicker

  • 1980s Spanish Wicker Office Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Spanish Wicker Office Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Spanish Wicker Office Desk with Drawers
  • 1980s Spanish Wicker Office Desk with Drawers
H 29.53 in. W 51.19 in. D 17.72 in.
Antique French Desk Conference Table with Drawers Oak Renaissance Revival Dogs
Located in Tyler, TX
Exquisite antique French oak renaissance revival desk, library or conference table, or dining table~~c. 1860s This versatile executive desk or table makes quite the statement~~Hi...
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Antique 1860s French Renaissance Revival Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Spanish Walnut Library Table Desk with Two Drawers, 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
An exuberant library table or desk having a walnut molded edge around the top, two drawers, and fluidly carved legs and support braces. Spanish, 18th century.  
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Antique Early 18th Century Spanish Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Desk with Two Drawers, France, 1960
Located in Catonvielle, FR
Desk with two drawers, French work 1960. Base in solid mahogany, box veneered with aluminum leaves and top in walnut veneer. With a refined elegance, this desk can be placed in the m...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

  • Desk with Two Drawers, France, 1960
  • Desk with Two Drawers, France, 1960
  • Desk with Two Drawers, France, 1960
  • Desk with Two Drawers, France, 1960
H 30.32 in. W 55.12 in. D 31.5 in.
Radius Cutaway Walnut Desk with Drawers
By Manjiro Design
Located in brooklyn, NY
Radiused outer edges and scalloped inner edge create a contrasting profile that adorns this minimal desk. Made from hand oiled solid walnut, this desk blends simple lines with unique...
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2010s American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

  • Radius Cutaway Walnut Desk with Drawers
  • Radius Cutaway Walnut Desk with Drawers
  • Radius Cutaway Walnut Desk with Drawers
  • Radius Cutaway Walnut Desk with Drawers
H 30 in. W 60 in. D 30 in.
Small Italian Desk with Drawers, 1950s
Located in Brussels , BE
Small Italian desk Beautiful finished but lightly used, with very light scratches, but has no structural issues. 1950s.  
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Vintage 1950s Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • Small Italian Desk with Drawers, 1950s
  • Small Italian Desk with Drawers, 1950s
  • Small Italian Desk with Drawers, 1950s
  • Small Italian Desk with Drawers, 1950s
H 30.71 in. W 47.25 in. D 23.63 in.
French 18th Century Louis XV Walnut Par-Feu Writing Table with Side Drawers
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French Louis XV period walnut par-feu writing table from the 18th century, with petite finials, side drawers and curving legs. Created in France during the reign of King Louis XV, ...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Fabric, Walnut

Early 20th Carved Walnut Desk or Dining Table with Three Drawers
Located in Miami, FL
The 19th century Spanish Renaissance walnut desk is a splendid example of the breed, with classical architecture enhanced by hand-carved reliefs in an abstract expression of the Rena...
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Early 20th Century Spanish Renaissance Revival Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Austrian Biedermeier 1840s Walnut Desk with Three Drawers and Ebonized Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Biedermeier period walnut desk from the mid-19th century, with three drawers and blond patina. Created in Austria during the second quarter of the 19th century, this Biedermeier wa...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Desk With Thick Custom Glass Top And Macassar Ebony Wood Drawers
By Troy Smith Studio
Located in Toronto, Ontario
The Cleopatra Writing Desk is part of the Rebar series created by artist Troy Smith. Rebar is the steel used in the forming of concrete to give it strength. The rebar is heated wit...
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2010s Canadian Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

  • Desk With Thick Custom Glass Top And Macassar Ebony Wood Drawers
  • Desk With Thick Custom Glass Top And Macassar Ebony Wood Drawers
  • Desk With Thick Custom Glass Top And Macassar Ebony Wood Drawers
  • Desk With Thick Custom Glass Top And Macassar Ebony Wood Drawers
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Isabella Costantini, Italy, Dalia Desk with Two Drawers
By Isabella Costantini
Located in Ascoli Piceno, IT
Designed by IC and immaculately crafted by expert Italian artisans, the Dalia desk features two drawers and stylish curved legs. A piece that will enrich any decor with sophisticate...
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Mid-Century Bamboo and Wicker Italian Desk with Drawers, Italy, 1970s
Located in Roma, IT
Incredible mid-century bamboo desk wtih two drawers and beautiful Vienna Straw finishes. This wonderful piece was designed in Italy during the 1970s. This writing table is unique ...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Straw, Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan, Wood

Spanish Colonial Desk or Console Table with Two Drawers Signed by Valentí
By Valenti
Located in Miami, FL
Spanish colonial desk or console table with two drawers signed by Valentí This piece has a two-pedestal legs with an awesome carved. The top has a red leather.
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Early 20th Century Spanish Spanish Colonial Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Mid-Century Bamboo and Wicker Italian Desk with Drawers, Italy, 1980s
Located in Roma, IT
Amazing mid-century bamboo and wicker desk with drawers. This wonderful piece was designed in Italy during the 1980s. This writing table is unique because of the materials used, b...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

Dos Gallos Custom Walnut Desk with Straight Legs and Pencil Drawers
By Dos Gallos Studio
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mahogany, walnut or oak custom desk with pencil drawers. Can be made any dimension. Color and finish are custom and can be contemporary or distressed. As shown in medium walnut with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Oak, Walnut

Walnut Campaign Desk with Leather Top and Drawers by Gerry Zanck
By Gerry Zanck, Gregori Furniture
Located in Dallas, TX
Unusual walnut campaign desk with leather top and drawers by Gerry Zanck for Gregori. Solid brass hardware. Solid scalloped walnut frame. Original leather in very good condition.
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Mid-20th Century American Campaign Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Fully Restored Vintage Italian Desk Table in Teak with 3 Drawers
Located in Rome, IT
Italian desk with 3 drawers, teak, formica, vintage from the 1950s. A fully restored dark teak wood desk. The original finish has been removed and a new shellac finish has been gi...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Wood

Small Desk Table in Solid Walnut, with Drawers, Late 1800s
Located in Varese, Lombardia
Small desk in solid Poplar and Pine wood, with two side drawers and painted brass knobs. Please note that all of our items are shipped after a microwave woodworm treatment, grouti...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Poplar, Pine

Mid Century Design Wood Desk with four drawers
Located in IT
Mid century design teak wood desk with four drawers Size: H 75 cm, W 140 cm, D 75 cm. Good condition. Conservative restoration. Wears coherent with age and prior gentle use. A vi...
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Mid-20th Century European Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

  • Mid Century Design Wood Desk with four drawers
  • Mid Century Design Wood Desk with four drawers
  • Mid Century Design Wood Desk with four drawers
  • Mid Century Design Wood Desk with four drawers
H 29.53 in. W 55.12 in. D 27.56 in.
Sturdy Jules Wabbes Desk with Drawers in Mutenyé and Metal
By Jules Wabbes
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Jules Wabbes, writing desk, mutenyé, nickel-plated metal, Belgium, 1957 Beautifully designed desk by one of Belgium's most renowned designers Jules Wabbes. This piece is made for th...
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Vintage 1950s Belgian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

19th Spanish Walnut Desk with Two Drawers and Solomonic Turning Legs
Located in Miami, FL
19th Spanish walnut desk with two drawers and solomonic turning legs and solomonic stretcher it is carved in four sides It has a central lock for both drawers and carved wood fox l...
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Antique 1890s French Baroque Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Late 19th Century French Louis XV Carved Chestnut Desk Table with Drawers
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant antique fruit wood desk was created in the Poitou region of France, circa 1880. Made of chestnut timber and rectangular in shape, the writing table sits on four cabriole...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Chestnut

Mid-Century Modern Wooden Desk with 6 Drawers, Italy, 1960s
Located in Brussels, BE
Mid-Century Modern wooden desk with 6 drawers, Italy, 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Large Free-Standing Desk with Drawers in Solid Pine
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Desk with chest of drawers, solid pine, Europe, 1960s This asymmetrically designed desk can be placed as a free-standing element in the room. A striking tension is created by plac...
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Vintage 1960s European Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

  • Large Free-Standing Desk with Drawers in Solid Pine
  • Large Free-Standing Desk with Drawers in Solid Pine
  • Large Free-Standing Desk with Drawers in Solid Pine
  • Large Free-Standing Desk with Drawers in Solid Pine
H 31.5 in. W 91.34 in. D 31.11 in.
Osvaldo Borsani Wooden Desk with Drawers Italian Production, 1930
By Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Montecatini Terme, IT
Wooden desk with drawers and a cabinet. Structure in chromed tubular metal and shaped ground glass on top. Designed by Osvaldo Borsani, Italian manufacture, 1930 ca. Licterature: ...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

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Desks And Writing Tables With Drawers For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of desks and writing tables with drawers available for sale. Frequently made of wood, metal and walnut, all desks and writing tables with drawers available were constructed with great care. There are 255 antique and vintage desks and writing tables with drawers for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 22 modern editions to choose from as well. Desks and writing tables with drawers have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Modern and Baroque desks and writing tables with drawers are consistently popular styles. Many desks and writing tables with drawers are appealing in their simplicity, but Gispen, Dos Gallos Studio and A.R. Cordemeijer produced popular desks and writing tables with drawers that are worth a look.

How Much are Desks And Writing Tables With Drawers?

Prices for desks and writing tables with drawers can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, desks and writing tables with drawers begin at $375 and can go as high as $55,000, while the average can fetch as much as $4,500.

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.