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French Midcentury Dining Table/Desk with Leaf
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful 1940s midcentury French dining table with 1 leaf. Splayed leg base. Marked "XXXXVIII" and "48" on bottom. Could make a fabulous desk! Very good looking piece in great origi...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gorgeous French Louis XV Style Two-Sided Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Hopewell, NJ
An elegant French Louis XV style walnut and ormolu gilt mounted figural bureau plat desk having rectangular top inset with a gilt tooled black leather writing panel, fitted with thre...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Desk by André Sornay
Located in lyon, FR
Walnut desk by André Sornay. Nailing on the drawers. Year 1940. Very good condition.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

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

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Gold Leaf, Ormolu

High Polished Palisander with Ebonized Trim Fold Down Desk, France, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
1940s French high polished palisander exterior with ebonized trim fold down desk. Upper cabinet interior with shelves and small door with interior compartment. Bottom two doors wit...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Palisander

Finn Juhl Nyhavn Desk & Table, 1st Edition, 1945 by Illums Bolighus, København
Located in Munster, NRW
Finn Juhl - BO69 Nyhavn Desk / Table and detachable flip-down leaf in teak. 1st Edition, 1945 by ILLUMS BOLIGHUS KØBENHAVN (labelled underneath) When Finn Juhl established his fi...
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Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Piero Portaluppi 1940s Double Cross Desk in Wood
Located in Milan, IT
Piero Portaluppi 1940s double cross desk in wood. Provenance Villino Chiaia, Milan, Italy.
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Resin, Wood

Hollywood Mirrored Desk or Vanity by Grosfeld House in Ebonized Walnut and Brass
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Hollywood Art Deco mirrored vanity or desk was realized by the storied American design firm Grosfeld House, circa 1945. it features plume form undulating splayed legs, ...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Directoire Louis XVI Leather Top Writing Table Desk Bureau Plat
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous smaller writing desk in the Directoire taste, circa 1940. The desk is made of mahogany with brass mounts and a nice leather top and measures 49 wide x 24 deep x 30...
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American Directoire Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Signed Maison Jansen Leather Top Louis XVI Directoire Writing Desk Bureau Plat
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous signed Maison Jansen desk from France. The desk is made of solid walnut and has subtle brass details and wonderful design. The beautiful original leather top has g...
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French Directoire Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

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

Midcentury Goat Skin Wrapped Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This desk is a true stand out. The top, the sides, and details on the front are covered in a parchment like goat skin that is in amazing condition. The leather is complimented by Mac...
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North American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather

1940s Italian Sycamore Desk with Bench
Located in New York, NY
1940s Italian sycamore desk with three drawers resting upon fluted and tapered faceted legs with flared scroll side galleries.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

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

1940s Adjustable Drafting Table Work Desk in Refinished Oak
Located in New York, NY
Being offered is a 1940s refinished oak drafting table, that was originally used at a Brooklyn trade college. This is a multi-purpose drafting table/stand-up desk/dining table. Using...
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Egon Bro Petersen Wall Mounted Desk / Vanity Produced by K. Thomsen in Denmark
Located in Malmo, SE
Very rare wall mounted desk / vanity designed by Egon Bro Petersen. Produced by K. Thomsen in Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Desk by Jean Royère, France, 1940's
Located in New York, NY
Rosewood desk with a bronze framed glass sitting atop a wooden surface and two cabinets, each featuring two drawers and a customizable filing cabinet, surrounded by a bronze frame. ...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Guglielmo Ulrich Attributed Desk/ Writing Table, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
Great form desk in ash with stretcher and applied spiral forms in patinated brass attributed to Milanese architect Guglielmo Ulrich, Italy, circa 1940s. Patina throughout. This tabl...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Desk by Osvaldo Borsani for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo, Italy, 1940s
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
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, but it ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1940s French Industrial Metal Desk
Located in High Point, NC
A black metal desk from France, circa 1940, with a wooden writing surface. The desktop rests upon two filing cabinets, each with three drawers which pullout / pull-out to reveal wood...
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French Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Exceptional Paul Frankl Free-Standing Desk in Mahogany and Cork
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture, rare free-standing desk, cork, mahogany, brass, United Stated, 1940s Rare desk by Paul Frankl designed in the 1940s. Two compartments of drawers, ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Cork

Franco Albini, Model 80 Desk in Chromed Steel and Glass, 1949
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Franco Albini for Knoll, attributed to. Model 80 desk with a right-side compartment with two drawers. Glass tray. X-shaped table legs in chromed steel. Work realized in the secon...
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European Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Mid-20th Century Wood and Iron Anco Drafting Table
Located in Port Jervis, NY
Well built Anco drafting table. Fully adjustable raises and lowers from a height of 33 in. to 45 in. Any angle you prefer. Top is 42.25 x 31. Very sturdy with no issues.
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American Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Suzanne Guiguichon Desk, France, 1940s
Located in Greding, DE
Small desk rounded at the left side and veneered in maple by Suzanne Guiguichon (1900-1985) with five drawers and columnar base. The right drawers are covered with a light-coloured p...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple, Parchment Paper

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

Desk by Jacques Adnet (1900-1984), France, c. 1940
Located in New York, NY
Tubular metal desk covered in black saddle-stitched leather; with an oak work surface containing a lockable leather door, revealing a pivoting compartment underneath. OUR REFERENC...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Swedish Mahogany and Inlay Dressing Table by Carl Malmsten, 1940s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful mahogany dressing table by Carl Malmsten, in a neat, curvaceous design. Gorgeous inlays of flowers and leaves on the drawers and encircling the tabletop.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Rare Desk with Chair by Brown Saltman
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Brown Saltman, desk with chair, wood, United States, circa 1940s A cubist desk with chair. This set holds a similar idiom with clear forms and lines. Both the chair and the desk are...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Neoclassical Mahogany and Leather Desk in the Style of André Arbus, France 1940s
Located in La Teste De Buch, FR
Neoclassical desk in solid mahogany and leather top, solid oak. Made in France in the 1940s. In the style of André Arbus and Jacques Adnet. Very good quality. Prestigious prov...
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French Neoclassical Revival Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany, Oak

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

Bamboo Base Writing Desk, France, 1940s
Located in New York, NY
1940s French bamboo base writing desk with glass top. The desk has been recently refurbished and has a beautiful natural aged patina. Base measures 35 x 20. Glass top measures 48 ...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bamboo, Glass

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

California Art Deco Fletcher Aviation Executive Desk by Frank Fletcher
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This large American Art Deco desk was designed by Frank Fletcher and manufactured by Fletcher Aviation in Pasadena, California. A design patent number 140,501 was issued to Fletcher...
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American Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Large Rattan Executive Desk with Stacked Base and Solid Mahogany Top
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Restored very large stacked rattan desk, with Filipino mahogany top. Drawer fronts, side panels, and top. The desk features a center drawer and six side drawers. Beautiful stacked ra...
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American Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rattan

André Arbus, Large Desk in Mahogany, Leather, and Bronze, France, circa 1940
Located in New York, NY
This exceptional curved desk is topped in leather, and is adorned by a medallion executed by by Vadim Androusov.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Desk / Dining Table Produced in Sweden
Located in Malmo, SE
Rare desk / dining table. Produced in Sweden.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

Italian Adjustable Architects Desk
Located in Surbiton, Surrey
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

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

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Brass

George Nelson Wood and Leather Office Desk for Herman Miller, USA 1948
Located in New York, NY
From George Nelson's ground breaking 1948 group of designs for Herman Miller that put the company firmly in the ranks of post war modernism. Nelson's desk was decidedly futuristic, w...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Eliel Saarinen for Johnson Furniture Executive Desk
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Eliel Saarinen for Johnson Furniture company birch desk, beautifully refinished in it's original color. Saarinen designed a complete series for the company. This being the absolute s...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

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

Rustic French Occasional Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An occasional table with perfectly aged oak wood that would go well as an entry table, desk or small kitchen island. Original light blue paint which would compliment a bohemian chic ...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

After Pier Luigi Colli Midcentury Italian Maple and Walnut Table, 1940s
Located in Cerignola, Italy Puglia
Table attributed to Pier Luigi Colli, in walnut and maple wood, production from the 1940s.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple, Walnut

Vintage French Entry Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A humble vintage French oak desk is the perfect fit for an entry table, with a simple drawer and original knob. A great height to welcome you or catch you at the door before you go.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

French Oak Table with Scrolled Legs, Round Dowel Stretcher & Cross Legs, France
Located in Brooklyn, NY
French oak table with scrolled legs, round dowel stretcher and cross legs, France, 1940s. Oak and cerused Measures: H 29.5, W 63, D 35 in.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Pair of English Console Tables, Sold Individually
Located in New York, NY
Pair of English circa 1940's mahogany console/desk tables with carved details and front drawer. Sold Individually. Measurements: Height: 30.25" Width: 54" Depth: 32.25"
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English Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Mahogany

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

Vintage French Oak Table with Drawer Signed Mercier & Chaleyssin, circa 1940s
Located in New York City, NY
Vintage French oak table with drawer signed Mercier & Chaleyssin, circa 1940s.
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French Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Reception Desk, Solid Veneered and Stained Wood, Italy, 1940s
Located in Milano, IT
Big reception desk with compartments and internal chests of drawers; veneered and ebony stained wood, solid wood edgings.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Kaare Klint Mahogany Desk for Rud. Rasmussen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Kaare Klint freestanding desk of mahogany with a fold-down leave. Executed by Rud. Rasmussen. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGAD/K...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Deco Modern Italian Library or Dining Table
Located in Hudson, NY
Generously sized mahogany writing or dining table with single side drawer and sculpted legs ending in brass sabots. Measure: Drawer is 20.5" deep and 19.25" wide.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Art Deco Machine Age Bow Front Bookmatched Rosewood, Walnut & Black Lacquer Desk
Located in New York, NY
This stunning and elegant desk was realized in the United States, circa 1940. Composed of a classic streamlined bow front form, the top, sides and back of the piece has been created ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood, Walnut, Lacquer

Desk "Nefertiti" Designed by Carl Malmsten, Sweden, 1947
Located in Stockholm, SE
Floral decor veneered with several types of wood, including rosewood. Stamped CM. Measures: H 75 cm/ 2' 6" W 59.5cm/ 23 1/2" L 119 cm/ 3' 11 1/2".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Desk “Bibliofilen”, Designed by Carl Malmsten for Carl Malmsten, Sweden, 1946
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rosewood. Signed CM. Measures: H 75 cm/ 2' 5 1/2" W 70 cm/ 2' 3 1/2" L 140 cm/ 4' 7 1/2".  
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Desk, Anonymous for Lysberg, Hansen & Therp, Denmark, 1940s-1950s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Black glass, brass and, wenge. Measures: H 74.3 cm/ 2' 5 1/4" W 120 cm/ 3' 11 1/4" D 80.5 cm/ 31 11/16".   
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George Nelson Home Desk for Herman Miller
Located in Dallas, TX
Walnut with original custom white leather writing surface and sliding floating doors, small drawers in maple. Storage and drop down typing table with original perforated aluminum fil...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Franco Albini Desk for Knoll
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Franco Albini for Knoll, Albini desk 1928, glass, wood and chromed steel, Italy, design from 1949 Franco Albini’s 1928 desk combines glass, steel and wood which resulted in a minima...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

George Nelson Functional Desk in Walnut
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson for Herman Miller, desk n. 4658, walnut, steel and leather, United States, 1946. From George Nelson's ground breaking 1948 group of designs for Herman Miller, this des...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel