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Chinese Scholars' Writing Table, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Likely commissioned for his studio, this late 19th-century writing table once gave a scholar ample surface space to draft poetry or practice calligraphy. To cultivate uncluttered and...
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Chinese Qing Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Elm

Antique French Oak Carved Gothic Style Writing Desk with Drawer & Iron Hardware
Located in Houston, TX
This charming writing desk features a unique design with spindle front drawer and spindle detail at the sides, turned legs, and ornate brass pull on the drawer. The drawer on this de...
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French Gothic Revival Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Antique Walnut Leather Top Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A beautiful and useful antique writing table / desk in walnut. This was made in England, it dates from the 1900-1920 period. This is extremely well made, its sits on cabriole legs...
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English Chippendale Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

20th Century English Edwardian Flame Mahogany Writing Desk
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
A good quality Edwardian flame mahogany writing table. Having a shaped green leather top, decorated with gold tooling, above three drawers, each retaining their original brass handle...
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English Adam Style Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

White German Bauhaus Chrome Plated Steel Writing Desk, Made in the 1930s
Located in Prague 1, CZ
Desk with a tubular chromed steel frame Manufactured in the 1930s. Wood is completely restored. The original veneer is preserved. Tubular steel with original chrome plating and p...
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German Bauhaus Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Chrome

Antique Georgian Revival Walnut Kneehole Desk
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Georgian revival walnut kneehole desk having a quality burr walnut top with pretty Herringbone inlay & cross banding, seven oaks lined drawers with figured walnut fronts and ...
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English Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Spanish or Colonial-Style Baroque Writing or Library Table
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a charming Spanish Baroque-inspired Library or Writing table in oak that most probably dates to the late 19th or early 20th century. The table features solid turned oak legs ...
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Spanish Baroque Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Chinese Walnut Handscroll Table, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Dated to the early 20th century, this long table has a Minimalist appeal, with clean lines and a darkly lacquered finish. The walnut table exemplifies Classic Chinese furniture desig...
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Chinese Qing Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Oak Roll Top Desk, Double Pedestal, American 1910, B2531
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique oak roll top desk, double pedestal, American 1910, B2531 American 1910 Solid oak Original finish High back Fitted interior with cubby holes and a pair of drawers in th...
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North American Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique Victorian Serpentine Front Writing Table, Vanity, American 1900, B2534
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique Victorian Serpentine front writing table, Vanity, American 1900, B2534 American 1900 Solid walnut Original finish Serpentine top Single bow front drawer Flanked by a ...
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North American Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Early 20th-Century Neoclassical Inlaid Writing Desk
Located in Opole, PL
We present you a Neoclassical writing desk from the early 20th century. It is placed on high fluted legs supporting a rectangular top with two drawers. The whole piece is inlaid wi...
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European Neoclassical Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

French Louis XV Style Chinoiserie Desk or Bureau Plat
Located in Houston, TX
Outstanding and unusual French Louis XV style chinoiserie desk, writing table or bureau plat, circa 1920. This large beautiful antique French desk is paint decorated on all sides in ...
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French Chinoiserie Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Leather

Antique French Country Oak Library Writing Desk Hall Table Provincial Farmhouse
Located in Dayton, OH
Early 20th century French Country writing desk. Made from oak with a rectangular form featuring a central drawer and cabriole legs.  
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French Provincial Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

French Chinoiserie Lacquered Bombe Writing Desk or Bureau
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
An elegant French Chinoiserie lacquer Louis XV style bombe writing desk, the leather drop-front writing surface opening to reveal a lacquered interior fitted with two drawers, the wh...
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French Louis XV Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Lacquer

Early 20th c. Primitive Farmhouse Desk, c.1920-1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About A rustic primitive farmhouse desk with one drawer and metal pull. Painted wood on the bottom and unpainted on top. Very sturdy. Refinished with an oil and paste wax only. ...
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Rustic Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Spanish Style Table with Wrought Iron Stretcher Base, 1920s
Located in Hamburg, PA
A unique Spanish style table with a wrought iron stretcher base that can be used as a console or desk. The table has four drawers for ample storage. The wrought iron of this table is...
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American Spanish Colonial Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wrought Iron

Antique Carved Oak S-Roll Top Desk by EH Staffordshire, c1900
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique desk by E.H. Staffordshire Bros. offers oak paneled construction with s-roll top opening to desk and storage surmounting frieze drawer and flanking drawer towers with carv...
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American Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Early 20th C. Keuffel & Esser Co. Drafting Table
Located in Surrey, BC
Nice clean example of a functional working drafting table in old undisturbed finish. Made by Keuffel and Esser Co. NY. This table has an original tag as well.. Keuffel and Esse...
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American Industrial Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine, Oak

Vintage Folding Farm Table Desk
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Vintage folding farm table desk. Nicely weathered wood table. Great size and height. Folds flat to about 3". 32" wide by 68" long by 30" tall. Opens and closes easily.
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American Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Antique Oak Roll Top Desk, Double Pedestal, American 1900, B2515
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique oak roll top desk, double pedestal, American 1900, B2515 American, 1900 Solid oak Original finish High back Fitted interior with mail slot on the ends Sitting on a p...
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North American Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique Stickley Brothers Mission Oak Arts & Crafts Writing Desk, Circa 1910
Located in South Bend, IN
A rare and exceptional antique Mission oak Arts & Crafts writing desk or library table By Stickley Brothers "Quaint Furniture" Collection (original label present) USA, Circa 19...
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American Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Copper

French Double Seat Metal and Brass Bank Desk Counter, Circa 1910
Located in Roubaix, FR
Iron double seat metal and brass bank desk counter circa 1910 original black color. Height of working top 76 cm 29.92 inches.  
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European Art Nouveau Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass, Iron

Antique Spanish Baroque Lime Wood Writing Table or Desk with Turned Legs
Located in Casteren, NL
This beautiful Spanish Baroque desk or writing table is made of solid lime wood with bold turned legs joined by wrought iron stretchers. It has hand carved decorations across the fr...
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Spanish Baroque Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wrought Iron

Italian Neoclassical Style Square 2-Drawer Game Table
Located in San Francisco, CA
The square top centering a parquetry inlaid star above an apron fitted with 2 drawers; raised on square tapering supports with waisted neck.
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Italian Neoclassical Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Fruitwood

Giuseppe Pagano and Gino Levi Montalcini Buxus Desk
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Giuseppe Pagano and Gino Levi Montalcini for F.I.P. Torino, lacquered wood, buxus paper, brass, Italy, 1929. This desk is designed by Pagano and Montalcini for Palazzo degli Uffic...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Early 20th Century French Drafting Table or Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A classic drafting desk with six drawers and a extendable table with pull out extension. This desk features a beautifully worn patina that will only get better with more age. The har...
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French Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Antique Georgian Style Mahogany Leather Top Pedestal Desk
Located in London, GB
This antique Georgian style mahogany pedestal desk is a nice useful size with plenty of working area & a generous kneehole space. This was made in England and dates from around the 1...
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English Georgian Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Early 20th c. Oak Children's Writing Desk, c.1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An original Oak children's writing desk with one large drawer, four side drawers and pull out tray.  Creator unknown. Date of manufacture c.1940. Materials and techniqu...
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Industrial Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique Belgian School Desk
Located in High Point, NC
A wooden school desk from Belgium, circa 1900. An upright shape and a sloping desktop create a poised, studious Silhouette. The wood has a natural finish and a sandy tone, traced wit...
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Belgian Country Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Softwood

Stylish Artist Antique Oak Drawing Desk Drafting Table on Tripod Pedestal, 1920s
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Antique decorative oak drafting table adjustable artist drawing desk. Gustav Stickley Era Made in the USA circa the 1920s. Tripod pedestal base of solid oak ...
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American Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Oak

Antique RJ Horner School Oak Drop Front Ladies Writing Desk, Circa 1910
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique ladies writing desk in the manner of RJ Horner offers quarter sawn oak construction with shaped case having slant drop-front desk over single long drawer and raised on cab...
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American Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Oak

Original Louis Seize Style Bureau Mahogany Table, Early 20th Century
Located in Vienna, AT
Perfect craftsmanship, inlaid mahogany and bronze application, early 20th century, a secret drawer on one side, freestanding.
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Austrian Louis XVI Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Elegant Satinwood Art Nouveau Partners with Desk Blue Suede Top, ca 1915
Located in Charleston, SC
Elegant satinwood art nouveau partners desk with blue suede top, heart carved corners, and ball-and-claw feet, Circa 1915.
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Unknown Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Satinwood

Art Nouveau Double Sided Walnut and Rosewood Desk by Lajos Kozma, 1930
Located in Rome, IT
This rare large double sided desk was designed by Lajos (Ludwig) Kozma, who had an unprecedented influence on the European design through his drawings, buildings and furniture. Th...
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European Art Nouveau Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Renaissance Style Carved Oak Executive Desk
Located in New York, NY
Renaissance style carved oak table or executive desk, made during the early to mid-20th century. Measures: 31” H x 72” W x 40” D.
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Renaissance Revival Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique English Mahogany Carlton House Desk with Marquetry & Brass Accents
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This mahogany Carlton House desk or writing table is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in England in approximately 1920 in a Georgian style. The desk is done in a mahogany ven...
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English Georgian Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Antique Edwardian Mahogany Serpentine Kneehole Desk, Early 20th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a beautiful antique Edwardian Period mahogany kneehole desk, circa 1900 in date. The desk features a beautifully moulded top with an inset gold tooled tan leather writing ...
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English Edwardian Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Signed Maison Jansen Paint Decorated Louis XVI Ladies Vanity Writing Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a beautiful signed Maison Jansen ladies vanity or writing desk The vanity does have some minor signs of age and wear including damage to the cane and some other issues, but i...
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French Louis XVI Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

20th Century French Louis XV Style Carved Walnut Desk with Three Drawers
Located in Miami, FL
This elegant fruitwood desk was created in France, circa 1920. Made of blond walnut timber, the large writing table sits on four carved legs with two iron stretchers. The front has a...
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French Louis XVI Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Antique Stickley Brothers Mission Oak Arts & Crafts Writing Desk, Circa 1910
Located in South Bend, IN
A rare and exceptional antique Mission oak Arts & Crafts writing desk or library table By Stickley Brothers "Quaint Furniture" Collection (original label present), USA, Circa 1...
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American Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Copper

Antique Arts & Crafts Mission Oak Stickley School Desk, Circa 1920
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Arts & Crafts Mission desk in the manner of Stickley offers quarter sawn oak construction with central drawer flanked by slat side shelves, raised on square and straight l...
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American Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Oak

Large Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Desk, Bronze, Leather
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This early twentieth century French Louis XVI style mahogany desk or writing table features bronze accents. Its three drawers of dovetail construction are detailed with bronze trim a...
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French Louis XVI Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Antique Desk with Extension, Northern Europe, circa 1900
Located in Chorzów, PL
Antique desk from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Very good condition. Made of walnut wood. Dimensions: height 128 cm / width 85 cm / depth. 49 cm.
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Swedish Other Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

19th Spanish Old Pine Desk with Folding Leaf and File Space
Located in Miami, FL
19th Spanish old pine desk with folding leaf and file space Small desk made of native hardwood Mobila (a type of Spanish Pine). Featuring a pullout / pull-out drawer and a file draw...
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Spanish Spanish Colonial Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

Vintage Oak Slant / Lift Top Travel Desk / Laptop Desk, C.1930
Located in San Francisco, CA
Vintage oak slant / lift top travel desk / laptop desk, C.1930, 20th century writing desk Great for 21st century laptop use Measures: 13.5" wide x 15" deep x 3" high at th...
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American Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

French Directoire Neoclassical Green Leather Top Mahogany Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique French Directoire Neoclassical / Empire style green leather top mahogany bureau plat writing desk with bronze ormolu. Item features 2 pull out green tooled leather sides, bro...
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French Directoire Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze

Antique Lyre Petite Writing Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Antique 1 drawer writing desk with lyre sides.
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Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Carl Malmsten for SMF, Swedish Birch, Rosewood & Marquetry Writing/Dining Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
During the 1920s, the era of the Art Deco and the “Swedish Grace Period” styles, SMF (Svenska Mobelfabrikerna, Bodafors) was one of the largest and most successful workshops in Swede...
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Swedish Art Deco Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch, Rosewood

19th Catalan Spanish Cabinet on Stand in Carved Walnut and Iron Stretcher
Located in Miami, FL
19th Catalan Spanish cabinet on stand in carved walnut and iron stretcher with two doors in the cabinet and two drawers in the low part. The piece was made in one piece. Very heavy...
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Spanish Baroque Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Desk Secesja from 1900
Located in Kraków, Małopolska
We present desk secesja from 1900.   
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Austrian Vienna Secession Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Cherry

20th Century Inlaid Wood French Napoleon III Style Writing Desk, 1930
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
French writing desk from the first half of the 20th century. Furniture of beautiful line, in Napoleon III style, inlaid in mahogany, rosewood, ebonized wood and fruitwood. Desk finis...
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French Napoleon III Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

20th Century Spanish Baroque Style Oak Library Table or Desk
Located in Miami, FL
Handsome oak library piece that can be used as a desk or work table. Made of oak having carved gadrooned edges. A stretcher made of wood. Carved on all sides and three drawers, early...
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Spanish Renaissance Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Italian Writing Desk from 1900 in Original Tuscan Walnut with Two Drawers
Located in Buggiano, IT
Italian writing desk from 1900 in original Tuscan walnut with two drawers.
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Italian Rustic Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Burr Walnut Leather Top Pedestal Desk
Located in London, GB
A stunning antique inverted breakfront pedestal desk in walnut, dating from around the 1910-1920’s period. It is of excellent quality throughout, with a solid walnut construction ...
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European Georgian Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Axel-Einar Hjorth, 'Lovö' Table, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1932
Located in DE
Pine 'Lovö' table by Swedish Modernist Axel-Einar Hjorth, manufactured by Nordiska Kompaniet in Sweden, circa 1932. Best known for his modern reduced design, this table by Axel-Eina...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

Antique Regency Style Mahogany Kidney Desk / Dressing Table
Located in London, GB
A gorgeous antique kidney table in the Regency style, this dates from around the 1910-20’s. It is a great size to be used as either a desk or a dressing table. This has a beautifu...
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English Regency Vintage Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Original Otto Wagner 1905 Iconic Writing Desk Postal Saving Bank Vienna, Thonet
Located in Vienna, AT
Otto Wagner writing desk from the Postal Saving Bank in Vienna. Made by Thonet, Vienna.
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Austrian Jugendstil Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Eugène Gaillard Mahogany Desk Set
Located in New York, NY
Described as “inspired by but never imitative” of nature, the work of Eugène Gaillard is celebrated for its marriage of strong lines and graceful composition. This elegant but robust...
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French Art Nouveau Antique Early 20th Century Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Bronze