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19th Century English Desk with Folding Privacy Walls


A rare 19th century English desk made of oak with a clam-shell top and side walls that lock into place with brass hardware. The carved privacy walls have a gentle curved edge and the case is fronted by one large drawer and a frame detailed case. The desk sits on turned and fluted legs. Each side has a push button mechanism to release and fold down the side panels, and the top panel has a locking arm release. Unique style of writing table that folds discreetly and function as a common desk.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 30 in. x W 40 in. x D 24 in.

    H 76.2 cm x W 101.6 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    Oakland, CA
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