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19th Century mahogany inlaid writing desk

About the Item

A superb quality 19th Century mahogany inlaid writing desk, the super structure comprising of three mahogany lined drawers either side with the original turned brass knob handles and ornate floral inlay on the drawer fronts, a stationary compartment at the centre with a hinged lift up lid revealing various fitted compartments, the top of the super structure decorated with a pierced brass gallery. The desk itself having a green leather writing surface decorated with blind and gilt tooling, the mahogany border inlaid and having a thumb moulded edge, a combination of five drawers below, all mahogany lined and having the original turned brass knob handles with the same decorative ornate floral inlay, shaped apron below and supported on inlaid square tapering legs terminating on brass cap and castors. The sides of the desk are also profusely inlaid and as well as having the ornate floral inlay but also an urn at the centre, this is also the same as the front of the stationary compartment. A truly lovely piece of furniture and in excellent condition. Circa 1890.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 40 in (101.6 cm)Width: 39 in (99.06 cm)Depth: 24.5 in (62.23 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1890
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Martlesham, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 35901stDibs: LU3083337580912
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