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Style: Victorian
19th Century Burr Walnut Pedestal Desk
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A Very Good Quality Mid 19th Century Burr Walnut Pedestal Desk, Of Good Practical Proportions, Having Attractive Gilt Tooled Leather Inset Top, Over Nine Freize Drawers With Replacem...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

19th Century Victorian English Partner Desk Column Shaped Legs Writing Table
Located in Berlin, DE
19th century Victorian English partner desk column shaped legs writing table Column shaped table legs. Desk with 2 drawers, slightly protruding tabletop. Writing surface with exce...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Victorian Walnut Pedestal Desk by Howard & Sons
Located in London, GB
A top quality antique Victorian solid walnut desk by renowned cabinet makers Howard & Sons. This was made in England, it dates from around the 1870-1890 period. It is extremely we...
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1880s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Antique Burr Walnut Writing Desk by Howard & Sons
Located in London, GB
A magnificent and very rare antique desk of the highest quality. This was made in England by Howard and Sons, it dates from the 1860-1880 period. This was likely a one off commiss...
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1880s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Hand Painted Carbon & Bronze Colour Dressing Table with Burr Walnut Drawers
Located in Pulborough, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely Hand Painted Carbon Colour Dressing Table With Burr Walnut Drawers. Introducing our extraordinary Hand Painted Carbon Colour Dressin...
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20th Century British Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut, Paint

19th Century Victorian Period Mahogany Partner's Writing Table
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A fine late 19th century, Victorian period mahogany partners writing table with unusual features such as a moulded rectangular top with two rising fall writing slopes in the centre t...
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19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather

Antique Victorian Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
An excellent antique Victorian leather top writing desk. This was made in England, it dates from around the 1850-1870 period. The quality is amazing, this sits on beautifully turn...
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1860s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

Antique Victorian Burr Walnut & Marquetry Bonheur Du Jour Desk 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a elegant Victorian burr walnut and marquetry Bonheur Du Jour, or Ladies writing desk, circa 1860 in date. The superstructure comprises a large central bay with a mirror...
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1860s English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Thomas Turner Manchester English Mahogany Writing Desk Library Table
Located in Dayton, OH
"An antique Thomas Turner English Victorian era writing desk. Made from solid mahogany with a tooled red leather inset top. Features 2 hand dovetailed drawers within the frieze, squa...
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Late 19th Century Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Pair Burr Walnut & Marquetry Bonheur Du Jours Consoles Desks 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is an elegant pair of Victorian burr walnut and marquetry Bonheur Du Jour's, or Ladies writing desks, circa 1860 in date. They feature superstructures that each comprises a...
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1860s English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Victorian Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A smart and useful antique early Victorian writing table / desk. This was made in England, it dates from the 1840-1860s. It sits on beautifully turned and fluted legs, with a hand...
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1860s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

Victorian Late 19th Century Carved Oak Pedestal Desk
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Victorian late 19th century carved oak pedestal desk, circa 1890. Good quality pedestal oak desk, comprising of 3 sections.  Shaped top with original leather insert.  Single drawe...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Rare 19th Century Carved Mahogany Swedish Pedestal Desk
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Rare 19th century carved mahogany swedish pedestal desk circa 1880. Beautiful desk and rare to be made from mahogany for a swedish piece, believed to be from skottorp castle in th...
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Late 19th Century Swedish Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Antique circa 1850 Patrick Beakey Dublin Oxblood Leather Demilune Gallery Desk
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning rare and original Mid Victorian circa 1850-1860 Partick Beakey of Dublin Ireland Demi Lune Library writing table or desk with oxblood...
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1850s Irish Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Antique Victorian Leather Top Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A smart and very useful antique Victorian writing desk. This was made in England, it dates from around the 1860-1880 period. It is ve...
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1860s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Wood

Important Original Edward & Roberts Restored Chinese Thomas Chippendale Desk
Located in GB
Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this stunning, exceptionally rare and very fine, fully restored Edward & Roberts stamped, Chinese Chippendale desk The firm Edwards and Roberts were among the best English antique furniture cabinet...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Hardwood

Antique Victorian Leather Top Pedestal Desk
Located in London, GB
A superb antique Victorian period pedestal desk. This was made in England, it dates from around 1860-1880. It is of fantastic quality and has a lovely design. The top has an inver...
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1870s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

Restored Victorian Carved Walnut Whatnot Console Table
Located in Pulborough, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this Restored Walnut Console Table with Burr Walnut Wood. A walnut console table with inlaid burr walnut wood and a whatnot design is a beautifu...
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19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

English Painted Pine Desk
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
19th C English painted pine 7 drawer desk. 1880. Kneehole: 47w x 59h cms. Dimensions 48 inches (122 cms) Wide 24 inches (61 cms) Deep 30 inc...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Pine

Antique Victorian Leather Top Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A very smart and useful antique Victorian writing table / desk. This was made in England, it dates from around the 1860-1880 period. It is a very practical size and is of amazing ...
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1860s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

19th Century Mahogany Library / Writing Table
Located in Richmond, Surrey
19th century Mahogany Library / writing table with green leathered writing surface, three drawers fitted with brass swan neck handles. On turned legs and brass original castors to ba...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Victorian Davenport Desk
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Davenport wood writing board, mounted on four casters, one door to the right side hiding four drawers, one extra small drawers, a blue l...
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Late 19th Century Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Wood

19th Century Burr Walnut Davenport by Edwards & Roberts
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A stunning 19th century figured walnut Davenport desk with brass grill. It has a fall front with a tooled leather writing surface, opening to reveal four small interior drawers with ...
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19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

19th Century Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport
Located in Richmond, Surrey
A high quality 19th century Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport on a sloping green leather writing surface, Satinwood interior inside with two drawers and original letter racks an...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

Antique Victorian Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A smart and very well made antique Victorian period writing desk. This was made in England, it dates from around 1860-1880. It is of great quality and is a very useful size. The i...
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1860s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Leather

19th Century Mahogany Pedestal Desk
Located in Richmond, Surrey
19th century Mahogany pedestal desk, the top with a leather writing surface and nine drawers, all with fitted with brass ring handles an...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Writing Desk, English, Amboyna, Study, Drawing Room, Table, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing desk. An English, mahogany and Amboyna office, study or drawing room table, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Graced with exceptional fig...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Amboyna

Antique 19th Century American Victorian Maple Desk Bobbin Turned Legs Console
Located in Dayton, OH
A beautiful American Victorian era writing desk. Made from maple with one hand dovetailed drawer. Features hand turned bobbin legs leading to bun feet.
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19th Century Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple

Antique Victorian Leather Top Pedestal Desk
Located in London, GB
A smart and very well made antique Victorian pedestal desk. This was made in England, it dates from around the 1870-1890 period. It is of lovely quality and is a very useful, peti...
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1880s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Wood

Late 19th Century English Carved Oak Green Man Bureau Desk
Located in Norwich, GB
An antique English carved golden oak green man bureau/desk, circa 1890. The bureau has a wonderful rich golden colour and has been sympathetically re-finished by hand in a shellac...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Leather

Fine Victorian Jas Shoolbred Green Marble Topped Watchmakers Desk Writing Table
Located in GB
We are is delighted to offer for sale this absolutely stunning original Victorian circa 1880 James Jas Shoolbred Watchmakers table / desk with green ...
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1880s European Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Marble, Brass

Inlaid Satinwood Double Pedestal Desk
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a very attractive and unusual Mid-19th Century satinwood double pedestal desk. True 19th century satinwood is an expensive, very desirable and rare. The wood is fine grained, but figured, and used principally in veneer work and in inlay. The combination of the the pale satinwood outlined with the graphic faux ebony outlining of the drawers and top, combined with the scrolling detailed inlay, creates a unique piece with great visual interest. Currently the drawers must be opened with a key. We have ordered appropriate 19th century-style bail pulls...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

English Painted Writing Desk
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
19th C English painted oak writing desk. 1890. 24" clearance. Reference: 7737 Dimensions 36 inches (91 cms) wide 18.5 inches (47 cms) deep 28.5 inches (72 cms) high.
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Oak

Antique Victorian Walnut Leather Top Partners Desk
Located in London, GB
A fantastic antique Victorian partners desk in solid walnut. This was made in England, it dates from around 1880-1900. The quality i...
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1880s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Antique English Victorian Carlton House Painted Library Writing Desk Vinyl Top
Located in Dayton, OH
"A lovely antique late Victorian Carlton House writing desk or library table. Features a ""D"" form with seven drawers, lockable hutch compartment and green vinyl work surface. Ornat...
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Late 19th Century Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Hardwood, Paint

Antique Victorian Inlaid Mahogany Pedestal Desk, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a superb antique Late Victorian Flame mahogany string inlaid and satinwood crossbanded pedestal kneehole desk, circa 1880 in date. It is made from fabulous flame mahogany...
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1880s English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Satinwood

Rare Figural Carved Solid Mahogany R.J. Horner Partners Executive Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a superb and rare for of R.J. Horner Partners desk in solid mahogany with incredibly carved solid mahogany. The carving quality is impeccable and the finish has been refreshe...
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1880s American Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Extending Writing Table Desk, Burr Yew Wood Brown Leather Gold Leaf Embossed Top
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning Burr yew wood writing table or desk with extending, gold leaf embossed brown leather top A good look...
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20th Century English Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Yew

Large Twin Pedestal Office Desk with Green Inlaid Leather Top
Located in Pulborough, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning hardwood twin pedestal desk. It has a green leather inlaid top with gold embossing around it. On the top of the desk, there's a gr...
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20th Century British Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Hardwood

19th Century Walnut Breakfront Pedestal Desk
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A fine quality Mid-19th Century burr walnut pedestal desk, of good proportions, having gilt tooled leather inset to inverted breakfront top, over nine drawers with original turned wo...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

Antique Victorian Writing Table / Desk
Located in London, GB
A smart and very useful original antique Victorian desk / writing table. This was made in England, it dates from around 1860-1880. The qualit...
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1870s British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Wood

Antique Victorian Leather Top Desk
Located in London, GB
A fantastic original antique Victorian leather top desk. This was made in England, it dates from around 1880-1900. The quality...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Victorian Rosewood Inlaid Davenport
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
For sale is a Victorian rosewood inlaid davenport, inlaid with swags and urns above a leather writing surface, with drawers to one side and dummy drawers on the opposing side. Overal...
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19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Antique Ebonized Pine Pedestal Desk
Located in Batley, GB
An attractive ebonised pine pedestal desk with green baize top. Handy pull out tray drawers and nicely worn throughout. In good solid order. Early 20th cen...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

English 19th Century Oak Pedestal Desk
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A Very Good Quality, One Piece, Mid 19th Century Oak Pedestal Desk Of Eleven Drawers Having Replacement Gilt Tooled Leather Top And Original Turned W...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique English Victorian Pedestal Desk C.1850
Located in London, GB
A superb English antique Victorian mahogany pedestal desk dating from C.1850. The moulded writing surface has a tooled blue leather finish. The central drawer beneath is flanked by...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Hardwood

Antique Writing Desk, French, Decorative Centre Table, Louis XV Taste, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique writing desk. A French, kingwood reverse breakfront decorative centre table in Louis XV revival taste with marquetry top, dating to the late Victorian period, circ...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Antique French Walnut & Parquetry Bureau De Dame Desk, 19th C
Located in London, GB
A superb Victorian burr walnut parquetry and ormolu mounted Bureau De Dame, circa 1870 in date. The fall front features a decorative Jasperware ormolu mounted plaque and opens to...
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1870s French Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Early 20th Century Mahogany Pedestal Desk by Hobbs & Co
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Early 20th century mahogany pedestal desk by Hobbs & co circa 1900. Beautiful desk in the Adams style circa 1900. Stamped by Hobbs & co of London. Mahogany lined drawers. Shaped f...
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Early 20th Century English Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Partners Pedestal Desk 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a fine and very rare antique Victorian burr walnut twin pedestal partners desk, Circa 1860 in date. It is made from fabulous burr walnut, the rectangular top with a fabulous inset gold tooled green leather writing surface. One side has an arrangement of three drawers in the frieze over a pair of pedestals each with three graduated drawers, the other side has a central frieze drawer with a cupboard in each pedestal, each opens to a central shelf. The desk is fitted with the original turned walnut handles and it stands on a plinth base raised on brass castors. The desk has its original locks and keys and the locks are stamped H&C, By Royal Letters Patent. Instil the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this fabulous decorative antique desk...
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1860s English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Pedestal Desk
Located in London, GB
An excellent antique Victorian pedestal desk in walnut, this was made in England and date from around the 1860-1880 period. The qual...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Huge Antique Double-Sided Partners Desk, Victorian Era, circa 1880
Located in VÉZELAY, FR
Important minister / notary desk / double desk / partner desk in walnut. This desk has: - 17 drawers including 6 with locks (1 key provided, the locks work...
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1880s European Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Lovely Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Cushion Drawer Brown Leather Partner Desk
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very fine fully, Antique circa 1900, Burr Walnut twin pedestal partner desk with hand dyed brown leather top. It’s been lightly restored to...
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Early 1900s English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Porcelain and Ormolu Mounted Bonheur Du Jour by Donald Ross
Located in London, GB
Porcelain and ormolu mounted bonheur du jour by Donald Ross. English, late 19th century. Measures: height 136cm, width 108cm, depth 62cm This beautifu...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

19th Century Victorian Period Burr Walnut Davenport Desk
Located in Petworth,West Sussex, GB
A stunning 19th century figured burr walnut Davenport desk. The piano top fall lifts to reveal 2 burr walnut veneered drawers and a pull out and ...
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19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Stunning Flamed Hardwood Green Leather Desk for Hiding a Computer Work Station
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer this specially designed partner desk built for hiding and housing a computer and all the equipment in Flamed Mahogany with a split panelled green leather wr...
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20th Century English Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Hardwood

19th Century American Mahogany Serpentine Slant Front Secretary Desk
Located in Germantown, MD
A late 19th Century American mahogany serpentine slant front secretary bureau desk. Nice quality mahogany, dovetails drawers and ball and claw feet.
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1880s American Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

19th Century Mahogany Partner Desk from England
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Superb writing desk from the 19th century from English in mahogany. Elegant partner desk which has 3 drawers in the belt on each of its sides. It is rare to find double-sided writin...
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19th Century British Antique Victorian Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Victorian desks and writing tables for sale on 1stDibs.

Find a broad range of unique Victorian desks and writing tables for sale on 1stDibs. Many of these items were first offered in the 21st Century and Contemporary, but contemporary artisans have continued to produce works inspired by this style. If you’re looking to add vintage desks and writing tables created in this style to your space, the works available on 1stDibs include tables, case pieces and storage cabinets, decorative objects and other home furnishings, frequently crafted with wood, animal skin and other materials. If you’re shopping for used Victorian desks and writing tables made in a specific country, there are Europe, United Kingdom, and England pieces for sale on 1stDibs. While there are many designers and brands associated with original desks and writing tables, popular names associated with this style include Holland & Sons, Gillows of Lancaster & London, Modenese Gastone, and R.J. Horner & Co.. It’s true that these talented designers have at times inspired knockoffs, but our experienced specialists have partnered with only top vetted sellers to offer authentic pieces that come with a buyer protection guarantee. Prices for desks and writing tables differ depending upon multiple factors, including designer, materials, construction methods, condition and provenance. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $380 and tops out at $105,139 while the average work can sell for $3,893.

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