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English Mid-19th Century Mahogany Bureau-à-Cylindre


An outstanding English Victorian era mahogany “Cylinder” form writing desk. Original dark green leather writing surface, along with leather topped side pull writing surfaces. Brass pulls, original locks and five lower drawers. The interior features six “pigeon” holes and three small drawers. The whole rests on carved and reeded legs with the original brass casters. The brass locks are stamped Hobbs and Co. London, and date the piece to the 1850s when Charles Hobbs established the company.


  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 47 in. x W 64.75 in. x D 32.5 in.

    H 119.38 cm x W 164.47 cm x D 82.55 cm

  • Seller location
    Mt Kisco, NY
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