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Period: 1940s
Elegant French Deco Cerused Oakwood Console Ladies Desk, Midcentury, France
Located in New York, NY
French deco Cerused oakwood console or ladies desk, midcentury, France Lovely ladies desk in beautiful Cerused oak. Original key and one drawer in the front. Lovely vintage condi...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Jules Leleu, Mahogany Writing Table, France, circa 1940
Located in New York, NY
Mahogany and gilt bronze writing table with two drawers by Jules Leleu For an illustration of an identical table, see Siriex, Françoise. The House of Leleu. New York: Hudson Hills...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Desk in Mahogany in Style of Kaare Klint, Midcentury Danish Design, 1940s
Located in Lejre, DK
Desk in mahogany designed and made in Denmark 1940s. Great original condition.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Italian Adjustable Architects Desk
Located in London, GB
A early to mid-20th century, Italian architects desk. Adjustable in height and the table can go from flat to angular with the quality brass hardware. Inbuilt adjustable task la...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Franco Albini Glass & Metal Writing Desk for Knoll International, 1949
Located in The Hague, NL
Rare and early age writing desk designed by Franco Albini and manufactured by Knoll International. This desk was designed in 1949 and produced for many years by Knoll International. ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Occasional Table Designed by Frits Henningsen, Denmark, 1940's
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rosewood and brass. Measures: W: 130 cm/ 51 1/4" H: 55 cm/ 21 3/4" D: 64 cm/ 25 1/4".
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Art Deco Vanity Table and Desk
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elegant Art Deco writing table and vanity comprised of an ebonized walnut wood tabletop with an antique mirrored cabinet. The cabinet features smoked and spotted glass mirrors and ha...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Nickel

Unique Walnut Desk by Melchiorre Bega, 1940
Located in Berlin, DE
Extraordinary, sculptural walnut desk by Melchiorre Bega, originally designed in 1940. Melchiorre Bega was born in Caselle di Crevalcore (BO) in 1898. He graduated in Architecture...
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Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Eugenio & Ermenegildo Soncini Architects Desk, Italy, 1940s
Located in Milan, IT
Architects Desk from the Eugenio & Ermenegildo Soncini Architecture Firm, Milan, Italy, 1940s. A tubular structure with a wood top and base protection. Adjustable inclination.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Osvaldo Borsani Desk
Located in New York, NY
7-drawer desk by Osvaldo Borsani for ABV. Rosewood, maple, brass. Curved desk finished on both sides. A variant of an earlier model that originally covered in parchment and designed ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Wooden Desk by Osvaldo Borsani for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
1940s. It's made in wood and features brass handles. This desk has been certified by Archivio Borsani, expertise nr 62/2018. It might show slight traces of use since it's vintage, bu...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Paul Frankl Exceptional Free-Standing Desk in Mahogany and Cork
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture, free-standing desk, cork, mahogany, brass, United States, 1940s. This rare piece shows an exquisite construction based on a cubic shape executed ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Cork

20th Century Ebonized Louis XVI Style Long Table by Maison Jansen
Located in Chicago, IL
This exceptional dining table made by Maison Jansen in circa 1940 measures 12ft and the table is capable of extending further using the two leaves which are housed at each end of the...
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Finn Juhl NV-40 Desk for Niels Vodder in Teak, 1940
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Finn Juhl writing desk in teak for cabinetmaker Niels Vodder. Tapering legs. Writing top with storage space, three small compartments with lids and brass handles. Stamped from cab...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Early Dunbar Leather Curved Desk and Chair by Edward Wormley
Located in Dallas, TX
An early design by Edward Wormley for Dunbar. Original lilac leather and bleached mahogany curved desk with built in bookshelves. The drawers are hinged and swing open. The original ...
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Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather

French Marble Top Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
French marble top desk, France, circa 1940s. Retains warm original patina. This piece is a versatile size and can be used a desk, console table, server, or bar.
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French Rustic Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Marble

Danish Modern Desk / Dining Table in Birch Attributed to Philip Arctander, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
Rare dining table with two extendables made in birch. Attributed to danish designer Philip Arctander. Beautiful structure and lines. It can also be used as a desk. Each extendable ...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Swedish Art Moderne Black Writing Desk with Zebra Hide Insert
Located in Atlanta, GA
Fabulous black lacquered writing desk with bookcase and lockable cabinet on front and curved desktop, pencil drawer and another cabinet with dovetailed drawers on the desk side. Zeb...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Cowhide, Leather, Wood

Red Leather and Black Lacquer French 1940s Desk or Writing Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Red leather and black lacquer French 1940s desk or writing table. Chic X-base with 3 drawers, the middle one with lock and key.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Vintage Art Deco Desk from Netherlands, circa 1940
Located in Nashville, TN
Vintage Art Deco desk from Netherlands, Circa 1940. Unusual model in stained and painted oak with original hardware. Fantastic original patina and wear.
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European Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Wood, Fabric and Glass Italian 1940s Rationalist Desk
Located in Varese, Lombardia
A beautiful and rare desk in the style of Franco Albini. It is made from a wooden crossed structure with a chrome-plated rod. A studded octagonal top is covered with red "panno Lenci...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass, Chrome

Vintage French Architect Table
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Vintage French architect’s or drafting table with an adjustable drawing surface which may be set at a variety of angles and heights. C. 1940.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Beech

Marcel Breuer Style Desk 1950s Mid-Century Modern
Located in Lucca, IT
Marcel Breuer style desk 1950s Mid-Century Modern.
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Swedish Art Moderne Roll-Top Writing Desk in Elm with Burl Elm Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful roll-top writing desk in Elm with Bookmatched Elm veneer. Top rolls up to reveal cubbyholes with burl elm accents, drawers, and a retractable desktop. Lower section include...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Elm, Burl

French Marquetry Desk and Chair Set After Leleu
Located in New York, NY
Marquetry top desk and chair set, in the style of LeLeu. French, circa 1940. Desk and matching chair feature steel and brass base with criss-cross "X" detailing. Fully restored and ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

1940's Kidney Shaped Cerused Desk by Gilbert Rohde
Located in Dallas, TX
A truly a unique piece! Stunning and extremely rare Art Deco desk designed by Gilbert Rohde, circa 1940. The desk is uniquely designed with architectural lines. The heavy kidney-form...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Swedish Art Deco Intarsia Inlay Dining Table or Writing Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
This style of trestle dining table is referred to as a "bibliotek" or library table. This piece is made of flame birch and features beautiful "Intarsia" inlay in elm and rosewood. It...
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Swedish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Charming Old English Pine Desk with Great Details
Located in Bronx, NY
Charming old English pine desk with great details the desk has nine drawers, many of which lock (key included). The finish has been left natural so it has a lot of character.
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English Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

Paul Frankl Rare Kidney Desk in Mahogany, Birch, Leather and Brass, USA, 1950s
Located in New York, NY
Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture Company of Grand Rapids rare exquisite desk from Station Wagon Group, USA, 1940s. This organic desk consists of two separate parts - desk top in ric...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Desk by A. Bender Madsen and Ejner Larsen for Willy Beck Cabinetmaker
Located in Pawtucket, RI
Interesting and rare Danish designed desk by A. Bender Madsen and Ejner Larsen and manufactured by Willy Beck. Desk features a 21-inch drop-leaf. Table measures 31 inches when folded...
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Danish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood, Teak

Art Deco Hungarian Desk in Walnut
Located in Houston, TX
Desk top is made out of high police walnut wood with cowhide insert in the middle. There are 2 drawers with chrome handles. Desk is elevated by thin chrome legs that are connected on...
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Hungarian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Art Deco French Grand Desk
Located in Houston, TX
Art Deco table is made out of high quality walnut wood. It composed out of 2 spacious comportments with lots of room/drawers for storage. Both compartments are connected with each ot...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Antique Spanish Architect Table, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Spanish architect table, circa 1940. Manufactured by Certex, from Spain. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful pa...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

George Nelson for H. Miller Desk Model '4658' in Walnut, Leather and Steel
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson for Herman Miller, desk model '4658', walnut, steel, leather, United States, 1946 Made of walnut with original brown leather writing surface and sliding doors, resti...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Rare Gio Ponti Administrative Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gio Ponti desk designed in limited edition for city offices of Forlì, Italy. Original red Formica writing surface on European beechwood with 8 floating drawers. Brass base on legs. ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Beech

Massive Art Deco Split Reed/ Stick Wicker and Walnut Desk
Located in Buffalo, NY
Unusual Art Deco split reed / stick wicker desk with compelling architectural lines and dramatic presence. Two end pieces with three drawers each, rise above center work area with...
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Unknown Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wicker, Reed, Walnut

Art Deco French Desk
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful desk is made out of walnut wood, middle section of the desk top is covered with cowhide. Desk has 4 spacious drawers with wide chrome handles. Has prominent base and wide l...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

French Oak Desk Five Drawers Midcentury
Located in Labrit, Landes
French oak desk with five drawers, circa 1940. The top of the desk is recovered of coated fabric which can be repainted (see photo). Leg passage under the desk: 22.44 in. (57 cm) ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Canvas, Oak

Kaare Klint Desk of Mahogany, 1940s, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Esbjerg, DK
Kaare Klint desk made of solid cuban mahogany. Drawers and writing trays with brass details. Made and marked by Rud Rasmussen.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Lovely French Marble Top Cafe Table with Iron Base
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Versatile French marble top rectangular cafe table or writing desk having black iron base.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Marble, Iron

DC-3 ‘Dakota’ Wingtip Desk
Located in London, GB
The Douglas DC-3 was designed in the mid-1930s as a passenger and freight aircraft, but built during the war years 1941-1945 in large numbers, as the DC-3 (C47) Transport Plane known...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

André Arbus Sycamore Desk, Writing Table, Bureau Plat
Located in Hollywood, FL
The rectangular top over 3 frieze drawers with finely crafted bronze pulls over square tapering legs terminating in sabots.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Jansen French Louis XVI Style Ebonized and Black Leather Desk
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI style (1940s) ebonized & gilt bronze trim desk / cartonnier with 2 drawers and a black leather & gold tooled top supported on 4 tapered square legs. (stamped: JANSEN)
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Gold Leaf, Ormolu

Jean Prouvé Dactylo Desk No. BD 41 & Black Standard Chair Circa 1948
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
Jean Prouvé Dactylo desk no. BD 41 & black standard chair Circa 1948 Rare and important mid century Ateliers Jean Prouvé Black Dactylo Steel & Oak Desk No. BD 41 circa 1948, comm...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

A Fine French Art Deco Expandable Dining Table with Ribbed Brass Conical Legs
Located in Long Island City, NY
A large French Art Deco oak table with 4 ribbed brass conical legs and a parqueted top. Possibility of two end extension leaves. Color of the legs is closer to top than it appears o...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Jean Prouvé Dactylo Desk No. BD 41, Circa 1948
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
Jean Prouvé Dactylo desk No. BD 41 Circa 1948 Rare and important mid century Ateliers Jean Prouvé black Dactylo Steel & Oak Desk No. BD 41 circa 1948, commissioned by Atelier Jea...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Large Teak Desk by Bela Angelus, Italy, 1940s
Located in Maastricht, NL
A large teak desk by Bela Angelus. The Hungarian born but Milan based architect who worked between the 1930s and 1960s. The desk has a small drawer and storage space on the left and ...
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

American Seating Envoy Students Childs School Desk Blue Mid Century Industrial
By American Seating
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid century students desk by American Seating Company of Grand Rapids Michigan. Envoy Line, circa 1940s. Made in USA. Measures: Desk height (adjustable) 28".
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Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Bois-Satiné Writing Table
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
A fine French kidney shaped bureau plat desk, having an inset beige leather top. Two side drawers over cabriole legs with ormolu mounts.
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Franco Albini for Knoll Desk Model '1928' in Glass and Metal
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Franco Albini for Knoll, desk model '1928', glass, wood, chromed steel, Italy, design 1949 Franco Albini’s '1928' desk combines glass, steel and wood which results in a minimalist...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Rare Mahogany Desk Brass Details Attri Maison Dominique, 1940s
Located in Paris, FR
This rare and beautiful French neoclassical was made in the early 1940s, and is attributed to Maison Dominique. The woodwork, pure line and brass accents and details are just wonderf...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Fantastic Gilbert Rohde Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fantastic Gilbert Rohde desk.
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American Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

French Art Deco Cerused Oak Curved Desk by Jules Leleu
Located in Houston, TX
French Art Deco cerused oak curved desk By Jules Leleu. This stunning French Modern limed oak desk has beautiful bronze hardware and sabots with bookshelves on the front side. This F...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Architectural Mid Century Desk, 1940s, Sweden
Located in Berlin, DE
Architectural mid century desk, 1940s, Sweden.
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Christian Dell For Franz Kulmann KG Folding Drafting Table
Located in Pasadena, TX
A vintage folding drafting table designed by Christian Dell and made by Franz Kulmann KG in Germany. A light green metal folding frame with wooden drafting table top and original gr...
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German Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Art Deco Hollywood Regency Mirrored Vanity and Writing Desk, circa 1940s
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elegant Art Deco writing table and vanity comprised of an ebonized walnut wood tabletop with an antique mirrored cabinet. The cabinet features smoked and spotted glass mirrors and ha...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Nickel

French Modern Neoclassical Louis XVI Style Game Table or Writing Desk, 1940
Located in New York, NY
A distinguished French modern neoclassical table in the Style of Louis XVI from the Mid-Century featuring a parquetry top made for chess and flip top made for playing cards. Tapered ...
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Art Deco Rosewood and Gilded Albert Fournier Dining Table
By Albert Fournier
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Brazilian rosewood dining table by Albert Fournier et Cie. Gold leaf harlequin pattern on surface with brass perimeter details and brass sabots. The center seam has been closed. Eig...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Gold Leaf

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