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Title    Large Barrister's desk mahogany partner's writing table ornate carved all round original leather insert

  Description

 A large antique solid English carved mahogany Edwardian era partners writing desk of impressive dimensions and quality.

The hand polished  top with carved mahohgany border features the original inlaid tan leather hide top with tooled detailing.

Three drawers below the writing top supported by ornate architectural carved tapering fluted legs terminating solid brass castors.

Each drawer with in solid mahogany with brass handles and original English brass locks. A working key supplied.

 

Finished all round this commanding desk is ideal for the centre of a room or office. The golden mahogany with superb original french polished finish.

 

The kneehole clearance below the drawers is a luxurious 58cm high.

 

The original cigar leather is a value point and has a beautiful patina found only amongst the best antique book bindings.

 

 

English  Edwardian 1905

 

Dimensions

Height 77 cm

Length 152 cm

Depth 109 cm

Legroom clearance 61cm below central drawer

 
Price AUD $3895

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Title  Antique Colonial Australian cedar executive desk 4 drawers original patina on turned legs castors

Description

A gorgeous antique Colonial Australian full cedar desk with four drawers and lovely patina raised on turned legs.

The massive solid Australian cedar top with patina polished cedar writing surface that speaks volumes. Four full cedar drawers below the top with polished turned knobs. Raised on four substantial solid cedar turned legs terminating in brass and white ceramic castors.  rare to see a larger desk like this with polished cedar finish right round so it can stand in the centre of a room.

Desks such as these are rarely offered on the market and this one has an Australian colonial pedigree.

A perfect desk for anyone with respect for Australian colonial furniture and would suit any executive.

 


Colonial Australian mid 19th century


Dimensions

Height 79cm

Width 137cm

Depth 93cm

Legroom clearance below top 74cm


Price AUD $1795

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Title Original Biedermeier mahogany fall front desk writing bureau secretaire fitted interior drawers  1835



Description

Superb quality original Biedermeier period fall front desk. A beautiful piece of 1835 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier secretaire desk. It is beautifully veneered in book matched flame mahogany with curvaceous drawer fronts and carved corbels and ormolu bronze escutcheons. Fitted drawers still retain the original locks and an original working steel keys is supplied.

The fall front desk opens with a steel key and has an internal counter balance weight with stops so no need to pull out desk rests on either side! Ingenious!

Once open it reveals a long top drawer a central door that opens with a key flanked by three drawers per side.

A pull out secondary desk top is full width ideal for storing your laptop .

 When closed there are three drawers below for further storage.

 

Desk top measures height : 80 cm , Width 86 cm, depth 48 cm   plus 42cm depth of interior drawers.

All original patina and superb well cared for contition - a value point !


Austrian or Scandinavian

Circa 1835

 

Dimensions

Height 152cm

Width 110cm

Depth 53cm

 


Price AUD $2300

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Title  Antique Colonial Australian full cedar writing desk 4 drawers original patina raised on turned legs 

Description

A gorgeous antique Colonial Australian full cedar desk with four drawers and lovely patina raised on turned legs.

The massive solid Australian cedar top with patina polished solid cedar  surrounding a leather writing surface that speaks volumes. Four full cedar drawers below the top with turned knobs. All drawers open very smoothly and there is a working key supplied for the four locks.

Raised on four substantial solid cedar turned legs. It is rare to see a larger desk like this with polished cedar finish right round so it can stand in the centre of a room.

Desks such as these are rarely offered on the market and this one has an Australian colonial pedigree with provenance : Victorian Melbourne heritage 1880's

A perfect desk for anyone with respect for Australian colonial furniture and would suit any executive.

 Good pantina finish is a value point and much sought after by Colonial collectors.


Colonial Australian circa 1880


Dimensions

Height 77cm

Width 136cm

Depth 77cm

Legroom clearance below top 64cm


Price AUD $1875

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Title  Antique Georgian mahogany drop front bureau writing desk with fitted interior satinwood inlay


Description

Antique late George III mahogany and satinwood inlaid fall front bureau writing desk with fitted interior.

 

The drop front writing or desk top opens with a steel key to original brass lock rests on two pull out supports. It reveals a large writing surface and a central marquetry inlaid door flanked by pigeon holes drawers all in full mahogany.

The desk top when opened is 68cm high 87cm wide and 51cm deep plus 20 depth of interior drawers.

 

Three further cockbeaded drawers below the desk are also inlaid with satinwood and ebony stringing.

Elegant solid cast bronze Georgian handles enhance this original design.

All drawers open very smoothly as all runners have been adjusted and well serviced.

The whole raised on elegant curved out swept Georgian bracket feet.

This desk is or rare abd desirable smaller size to suit modern apartment living.

 Lovely golden aged patina french polish finish.

English circa 1790

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 89cm

Width 91 cm

Depth 45 cm

desk height : 68cm .... perfect for keyboards

Desk top width 87cm

Desk depth 51 cm plus internal drawer depth 20 cm


 


Price AUD $1550

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Title French Louis XVI Directoire style Cherrywood colour Bureau Plat writing Desk with five drawers



Description

A superb and practical solid French Cherrywood coloured blonde wood flat top writing desk with five drawers  all with brass knobs and escutcheons brass locks and working key.

The gilt tooled dark green leather top inserted into the top with a solid brass fillet edging.

Raised on elegant taper legs fitted with brasscup castors and wheels.

 

This Directoire style desk is finished all round so it can stand in the middle of a room.

The knee area measures a generous H 66cm x W 57cm.


French  20th century

 

Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Depth 75 cm

Width 135 cm

 


Price AUD $1875

 

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Title   English 19th century flame mahogany double sided partners desk red leather insert polished all round

 


Description

An antique William IV writing desk in flame mahogany. The gilt tooled red leather top over seven drawers to one side and matching facade false drawers to the other. Raised on solid mahogany turned legs terminating in brass cup castors. In good french polished finish with only minor signs of "experience" . A superbly made piece of English 19th century furniture that can stand in the centre of a room.

 

English first half of the 19th century

 Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Width  122 cm
Depth 74 cm

Leg room clearance H63


Price AUD $2995

 


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Title French Louis XV bureau writing desk with marquetry in brazilian rosewood satinwood gilt ormolu


Description

French Louis XV bureau writing desk with brazilian rosewood and satinwood marquetry inlay with ornate designs. The gorgeous rounded 18th century shape with ornate marquetry inlaid writing slope. This opens with an ornate brass key and reveals a fitted interior with three drawers, all with hand cut dovetail joints. Three serpentine front drawers below with ormolu gilt bronze handles and escutcheons.

Raised on shaped cabriole legs with ormolu mounts. This is a superb quality french rococo desk and is so luxurious.

 

Good original polish and finish.

 

 

French circa 1930 in the 18th century manner

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 103cm

Width 89 cm

Depth 50cm

desk height : 77cm

Desk top width 76cm

Desk depth 58 cm plus drawer depth

 


Price AUD $3695

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Title Antique 5 drawer walnut desk on turned legs with brass handles Danish Biedermeier 19th century

Description

Antique Danish Biedermeier 19th century Regency style 5 drawer desk.

A central drawer flanked by pairs of drawers and all raised on elegant almost Art Deco style turned legs.

A genuine antique writing desk with smooth opening drawers and all locks working with steel key supplied .

Superb leg room clearance below centre drawer of luxurious 63 cm high.

 

Good original polish and patina this desk was always meant to be up agains a wall and is french polished on front and sides.

Minor wear and blemishes consistent with age and use.

 

Danish   mid 19th century Biedermeier

 

Overall dimensions:

Height 77 cm

Length 127 cm

Depth 61 cm

Kneehole clearance 63cm

 
Price AUD $995

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Title  Antique late Georgian oak and ebony inlaid bureau writing desk with fitted interior and solid bronze knobs


Description

Antique late Georgian oak and ebony inlaid bureau writing desk with fitted interior and solid bronze knobs original locks and patina finish.

The slope top desk opens with a steel key and is supported by pull out rails on either side of a shallow drawer.

The interior with 12 drawers and compartments all in perfect working condition.

Three further drawers below the desk are also inlaid with ebony stringing. All drawers open very smoothly as all runners have been adjusted and well serviced.

The whole raised on Georgian bracket feet.

 

English or Dutch circa 1790

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 95cm

Width 99 cm

Depth 46 cm

desk height : 77cm

Desk top width 89cm

Desk depth 44 cm plus internal drawer depth


 


Price AUD $1750

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Title  Antique Georgian 1770 bureau writing desk fitted interior and solid bronze handles hand polished black


Description

Antique Georgian 1770 bureau writing desk fitted interior and solid bronze handles hand polished black japan finish and gold leaf details .

 

The carved Chippendale slope top desk with gold leaf mouldingd opens with a steel key and is supported by rare automoated pull out rails on either side of a shallow drawer. These are pulled forward automatically by ingenious iron hingees and rails when the writing surface is opened and pulled down.

The interior with 10 drawers and compartments all in perfect working condition. Ther is also a hidden secret compartment .

 

Four drawers below the desk are also ebonised and fitted with  gilt bronze ormolu handles.

All drawers open very smoothly as all runners have been adjusted and well serviced.

The whole raised on Georgian bracket feet.

All pegged construction original 18th century .

 

English or Dutch circa 1770

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 107cm

Width 120 cm

Depth 54 cm

 

Desk height : 78cm

Desk top width 116cm

Desk depth 67 cm plus internal drawer depth


 


Price AUD $3995

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Title  Antique Victorian style 9 drawer desk solid carved mahogany double sided partners desk leather inlaid top

Description

 

Antique Victorian style 9 drawer desk solid carved mahogany double sided partners desk leather inlaid top.

The inlaid burgundy leather writing surface with gilt tooled edging surrounded french polished solid frame top. The front of the desk with two flights of four drawers each joined by a large central drawer.

All drawers open smoothly and have original polished brass handles.

 

Raised on two pedestals that house three drawers each to one side and the other has a door in each that locks with a key.

 

Polished all round to stand in the centre of a room .

 

 

Good original patina finish in rich mahogany colour.  Minor dents etc consistent with used for over 40 years - Fully Experienced.

The leather top with only minor marks consistent with age and use. The beautiful burgundy colour enhanced with gilt tooled edging.

 

 

Overall Dimensions

Height...76cm

Depth ...76cm

Length...137cm

 

Legroom clearance height...61cm

Width 60cm

 

Australian bespoke made circa 1980 in the Victorian colonial style of 1880.


Price AUD $ 985

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Title  Scandinavian mid century cylinder top writing desk bureau with fitted interior in superb condition 1950's

Description

Scandinavian mid century cylinder top writing desk bureau with fitted interior in superb condition 1950's original.

The cylinder top opens with a brass key supplied and turns inside the cabinet . The interior with fitted pidgeon holes and drawers.

A writing surface slides out to give a generous width 84cm x depth 43cm plus drawers depth. The desk top at 72cm height.

Superb original gloss finish.

 


Scandinavian mid 1900's original


Overall Dimensions

Height 98cm

Width 92cm

Depth 48cm

Legroom clearance below drawers 59cm


Price AUD $1250

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Title  Large Antique Art Deco blonde oak two pedestal desk with locking mechanisms and keys  Danish circa 1910

Description

 

Antique Art Deco 2 pedestal desk in solid blonde oak .

The solid golden oak top with 3 drawers below. Each drawer with brass handles and working lock and key with carved moulded framework. Flanking the generous kneehole are 2 pedestals that open with a key to spring loaded locks . The doors are carved with ornate solid oak panels.  One pedestal has a loose shelf the other with three fitted internal drawers.

Good original patina finish in rich blonde or golden honey coloured oak .  Minor dents etc consistent with a genuine antique in used for over 100 years

 

 

Dimensions

Height...79cm

Width ...151cm

Depth...80cm

 

Legroom clearance height...65cm

Width 55cm

 

Europe circa 1910.


Price AUD $ 1250

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Title  Antique late victorian 9 drawer desk solid carved kauri pine details raised on ceramic castors

Description

 

Antique Edwardian 9 drawer pedestal desk in solid kauri pine. The inlaid green leather writing surface   with gilt tooled edging surrounded by a moulding. The front with two flights of four drawers each joined by a large central drawer.

All drawers open smoothly and have original brass handles

Raised on solid plinth in the Georgian manner and raised on hidden brass and ceramic castors.

Polished on three sides this desk was always meant to be up against a wall.

 

Good original patina finish in rich blonde or golden honey colour.  Minor dents etc consistent with a genuine antique in used for over 100 years

This impressive desk with green leather top with only minor marks consistent with age and use. The beautiful green colour enhanced with gilt tooled edging.

 

 

Dimensions

Height...78cm

Depth ...59cm

Length...123cm

 

Legroom clearance height...60cm

Width 52cm

 

Australian colonial circa 1890.


Price AUD $ 950

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Title Antique Regency 5 drawer mahogany desk on turned legs and brass castors carved acanthus details

Description

English Regency 5 drawer mahogany desk on turned legs and original solid brass castors and  carved acanthus details.

A genuine antique writing desk or side table with fitted centre drawer working lock and steel key. Two further drawers flank the centre drawer and are adorned by acnathus scroll carved bracket to 62cm high clearance.

Good original polish and patina below top. The top has been repolished some time ago.

Minor wear and blemishes consistent with age and use.

English circa 1820

 

Overall dimensions:

Height 76 cm

Length 114 cm

Depth 57 cm

Kneehole clearance 62cm

 
Price AUD $1785

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Title   French Louis XV flat top desk or centre table in full mahogany with well polished top will seat up to 6

Description

 

Antique French Louis XV  desk bureau plat or centre table in full mahogany with well polished top on carved cabriole legs, will seat up to 6

A good sturdy table table with original french polished finish. Minor bumps dents and nicks to patinated surface comensurate with age and use.

More images available.

The table also has very good clearance below the apron so very generous for larger chairs at 58cm.

May also be used as a dining table.

Superb craftsmanship also allows for the removal of the stretcher for easy transport.

 

French late 1800's

  

Dimensions

Height 72 cm

Width  75 cm

Length: 119cm

 


Price AUD $795

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Title   Large French Louis XVI style leather top Bureau Plat writing desk double sided with ormolu mounts


Description

French Louis XVI style Bureau Plat flat top desk with ornate cast gilt ormolu mounts and veneers in blonde cherry and burl elm. Fitted with three drawers and false drawers to the other side.  All drawers have locks and a working key is supplied.

Raised on elegant tapered legs with acanthus cast brass feet.

The original gilt tooled embossed leather top should speak volumes and is in very good condition.

Good original polish with only minor marks, polished all round so it can stand in the centre of a room.

Patina commensurate with age and use.

Good clearance below centre drawer of 59 cm.


France Circa 1990


Dimensions

Height 76cm

Length 152cm

Depth 81cm

 

 


Price AUD $3,850

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Title   English antique Regency campaign style pedestal desk with tooled leather top and brass fittings

English antique Regency campaign style pedestal desk with tooled leather top and brass fittings.

The gorgeous green leather top with ornate tooled edges and a central medallion of acanthus leaves. The original patinated gilt tooled embossed leather top should speak volumes and is in very good condition.

The mahogany veneered desk comes apart in three sections. The writing desk top with three drawers below rests on two pedestals. One with three drawers the other with a single drawer and a double front drawer for files etc.

Polished all round so it can stand in the centre of a room. Campaign furniture is made to travel hence the protective brass edges and corners and the flat front handles.

Good original polish with only minor marks patina commensurate with age and use.


English Circa 1960 in the late Regency 1820's manner


Overall Dimensions

Height 78cm

Width 114cm

Depth 54cm

Legroom clearance:

: H64cm x W49cm



Price AUD $1350

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Title  Ornate Baronial carved oak 3 drawer desk in the Refectory Tudor manner polished all round

Description

 

An antique Baronial Tudor style three drawer desk in solid oak. The well carved moulding apron polished all round with three deep drawers complete with original key and working locks and with brass pull handles.

Raised on well carved substantial Elizabethan cup and cover legs and oak scroll feet with solid oak stretcher base.

Good original patina finish in rich golden oak colour.

This impressive desk is polished all round so it can stand with pride in the middle of the room.

A brass keys supplied for the working locks.

Dimensions:

Height...76cm

Depth ...85cm

Length...150cm

 

Legroom clearance...standard 59cm

 

Euopean late 19th early 20th century in the 16th century Elizabethan manner.


Price AUD $ 1875

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Title  Antique Edwardian 9 drawer desk solid walnut with turned spindle details raised on ceramic castors

Description

 

Antique Edwardian 9 drawer pedestal desk in solid walnut. The inlaid green leatherette writing surface surrounded by a walnut moulding. The front with two flights of four drawers each joined by a large central drawer.

All drawers open smoothly and have original brass handles and locks. A working key is supplied.

Raised on 8 turned walnut feet terminating with brass and ceramic castors.

Polished all round this desk was always meant to be up against a wall.

 

Good original patina finish in rich blonde walnut colour.

This impressive desk with later green leather style 1930's era top with only minor marks consistent with age and use. This desk top may have had a matching spindle gallery back to match the spindles below the drawers an aesthetic element in its design but not necessary for its purpose.

 

Dimensions

Height...79cm

Depth ...73cm

Length...140cm

 

Legroom clearance...62cm

Width 53cm

 

English circa 1905.


Price AUD $ 1550

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Title  Provincial Georgian 18th century blonde oak secretaire bureau desk with fitted interior



Description

A well proportioned provincial Georgian period English provincial blonde oak bureau desk in well figured golden oak with exquisite fitted interior.

The desk top fall front cabinet suported by two pull out supports.

The four molded front drawers below the writing surface with Chippendale bronze handles and matching Shiled shaped escutcheons.

 

When opened the writing surface measures : width 110cm and total depth 59cm plus internal drawer depths. Inside  there is a central panel door that opens with a key A tripple fronted drawer below is flanked by two letter scroll drawers and single pen drawer above.

Four drawers flank these central cdrawers.. All open smoothly and are fitted by gorgeous turned bronze knobs.

The whole raised on bracket feet.

 

Fabulous original blond patina finish makes this a very rare and desirable piece.


English circa 1790

 


Overall Dimensions

Height  111cm

Width 121 cm

depth 54 cm

 The writing surface is 79 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearance of 77cm below top.. allowing for armchair space!


Price AUD $ 2790

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Title    Rare quality marquetry inlaid bureau desk with fitted interior early 1900's Sessecionist era Art Deco

Description

 

Superb quality Danish Bureau chest . This gorgeous Biedermeier revival fall front desk in solid mahogany with the finest quality marquetry in satinwood and rosewood. The slope top opens with a key and has automated supports that come out when the desk is opened. The interior fitted with 8 drawers surrounded bu rosewood and satinwood marquetry and a Biedermeier arched arcade with columns. A tooled leather writing surface completes the interior. Interior drawers are ideal for A4 size paper.

Below the desk are three marquetry inlaid graduated size drawers, again all open with the same key.

The clean lines and superb workmanship with excellent polished finish. All original .

 

Danish circa 1910.

 

Dimensions

Height 110 cm

Length 114 cm
Width 53 cm

Desk height 74cm

Open desk interior L 101cm D 62cm

 


Price AUD $4950

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Title  Art Deco blonde birch bureau desk with fitted drawers bronze handles inlaid 1930's Sweden

 
Description

Art Deco blonde birch bureau desk with fitted drawers bronze handles inlaid 1930's Sweden.

 

It is of the Biedermeier revival era and Art Deco 1930's.

This furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier style desk with the gorgeous patina and fold down writing surface with hidden internal supports.

The desk top opens to reveal 6 drawers with a central shaped gallery.

the three drawers below with bronze Empire ring pulls.

All locks are original and working and there are keys supplied. Raised on elegant art deco shaped cabriole legs.

Beautiful original french polished patina.


Swedish 1930's original


Overall Dimensions

Height 97cm

Width 88cm

Depth 47cm

 

Writing surface pull out :

Width 72cm

Depth 80cm

Height 71cm


Price AUD $1295

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Title  Solid  oak baronial carved twin pedestal desk with beautifully polished top and fitted interiors.

Description

Solid oak baronial carved twin pedestal desk with beautifully polished top and fitted interiors pedestals.

The golden oak french polished top  with three carved front drawers below. Each with original brass locks and working key with ornate brass knobs.

Sitting on two separate pedestals with spring loaded locks and key . Hinged doors open with a key and reveal one side with a removable shelf and the other side with three oak dovetailed drawers inside.

The whole raised on turned bun feet.

A large kneehole opening will suit most at height of 62cm and generous 54cm width.

 

late 19th century

in the baroque manner


Dimensions
Height 78 cm

Width 140cm

Depth 76 cm

 

Clearance below centre  drawer 62cm.


Price AUD $1880

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Title Substantial antique oak partners desk double sided with inlaid top and polished brass handles



Description

Impressive sized antique twin pedestal desk with nine drawers to one side and two door cabinet and s to the other side. This is designed to be placed in the centre of the room. Brass swan neck Georgian handles to all drawers.

A wonderful inlaid Eau de Nil top in wonderful patina moss green . In good condition for its age.

All locks are serviced and have working keys. All drawers open very smoothly and yes they will hold A4 paper .

 Desks this size and age are very much sought after and hence seldom offered on the market.

The Kneehole opening is a generous 59 cm high and 64 cm wide.


English circa 1910

 

Dimensions

Height  77 cm

Width 152 cm

Depth 91 cm

 


Price  AUD $2745

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Title  Antique Louis Philippe mahogany secretaire chest desk with fitted drawers bronze ormolu handles 1835

 
Description

Superb quality neoclassical flame mahogany chest of drawers with fitted secretaire drawer top.

Simple and elegant in design with rounded corners this chest is beautifully polished in flame mahogany and fitted with cast bronze handels and escutcheons. The top drawer pulls open to reveal a fitted interior with multiple drawers and a central door. A key is supplied to the top drawer.

Three graduated sized drawers below open very smoothly and all drawer runners serviced for trouble free operation.

 

This furniture is the ultimate in a Louis Philippe secretaire chest desk with the gorgeous patina .

The fitted interior drawers with polished brass knobs and a central door with arched detail.

Beautiful original french polished patina.


French circa 1835-1840


Overall Dimensions

Height 113cm

Width 112cm

Depth 49cm

 

Writing surface pull out to: :

Width 98cm

Depth 33cm

Height 82cm


Price AUD $3395

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Title    Large impressive carved rococo solid blonde oak French Provincial carved desk with four drawers

Description

 Superb quality impressive sized French bureau plat desk.

Rustic carved rococo solid oak with chateau parquetry top  in the Provincial manner ideal for an executive writing table.

The large desk top is carved oak with traditional pegged construction. Of large impressive dimensions this desk is beautifully polished all round so it can be in the centre of a room.

The public side with 3 fielded panels raised on scallop carved apron and ornate cabriole legs. The sides with matching panel facades in solid oak.

The desk front with two deep drawers and two shallow top drawers with steel runners and polished interior. Each drawer front with patinated hand carved solid oak rococo panel fitted with provincial wroguht iron handles and rococo shaped back plates.

All surfaces are hand polished with a gorgeous golden French polished finish.

Joints are all hand made with traditional pegged construction consistent with original 18th century french provincial furniture.

 

Of note , desks of these proportions did not exist in the 18th century hence this gorgeous bench made bespoke desk to suit your chateau at the right height and size.

 

French 18th century style but made in the late 20th century

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Length 180 cm
Depth 100 cm

Kneehole Clearance  height 64cm

Kneehole width 68cm

 


Price AUD $2750

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Title Regency style Victorian period writing table desk gilt tooled leather inlaid top  raised on turned fluted legs



Description

Regency style Victorian period writing table desk gilt tooled leather inlaid top  raised on turned fluted legs.

 

 

A wonderful gilt tooled green leather top with wonderful patina and ornate gilt edging. In excellent condition for its age.

 Desks this size are very much sought after and hence seldom offered on the market.

Three drawers in mahogany with turned knobs open very smoothly.

The kneehole clearance opening below the central drawer is a generous 60 cm high and 57 cm wide.

The desk is raised on four turned fluted French Louis XVI legs with brass castors.


English circa 1880

 

Dimensions

Height  76 cm

Width 137 cm

Depth 59 cm

 


Price  AUD $1475

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Title Antique Regency writing table in mahogany Georgian two drawer on turned legs and brass castors


Description

Good quality antique Georgian period writing table in mahogany. A desk Regency two drawer raised on turned Regency legs with brass cup castors.

 

Ideal as a desk with or hall table with original french polished top over two dovetail jointed drawers with brass ring pull handles.

Raised on substantial turned solid mahogany legs with solid brass cup castors.

 

Beautiful rich mahogany french polished finish in very good original condition.

Excellent legroom clearance below the drawers of 57cm .


English Georgian Circa 1820


Dimensions

Height 76cm

Length 92cm 

depth 51 cm

 


Price AUD $975

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Title Regency Naval Georgian style Signed desk writing table in blackwood with deep drawer lock and key



Description

Regency Naval Georgian style Signed desk writing table in blackwood with deep drawer lock and key.

 

The solid blackwood construction with well polished top and molded edge. A full width and deep drawer below is locked with single steel key to original brass lock. Raised on elegant Regency tapering legs with Georgian carved feet.

A hand painted museum number applied to front top right leg and an applied brass numbered plaque to rear right leg "6928" Could indicate the aquisition date as 6/9/'28.... This may indicate a military desk or a museum serial number or both..

The Kneehole opening is a generous 59 cm high and 60 cm wide between arches.


Australian early 1900's in the Regency manner od 1820's

 

Dimensions

Height  76 cm

Width 95 cm

Depth 73 cm

 


Price  AUD $885

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Title  Georgian painted and gold leaf bureau desk on chest with fitted interior and brass handles Circa 1790

 

Description

Antique Georgian bureau fall front desk on chest. Beautifully fitted interior with 9 interior drawers with single door and pidgeon holes.

The drop front desk opens with a steel key to reveal a writing surface of w 98cm D 58 cm and at a convenient height of 76cm.

Below the fall front are three drawers  with brass handles and escutcheons and original brass locks. The top drawer is  flanked by brass knob mounted pull out desk top supports.

Solid oak or elm in very solid condition and with French provincial painted details and gold leaf finish highlights.

All drawers open smoothly and draw runners have all been serviced and adjusted for easy operation.

 

 

Georgian English late 18th century

Extreme Dimensions

Height 109cm

Width 104cm

Depth 50cm

Desk height : 76cm



 


Price AUD $1595

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Title  Northern European painted and gilt secretaire bureau desk ormolu mounts French Empire style circa 1830



Description

A well proportioned late Empire provincial Gustavian secretaire bureau desk in hand painted oak with exquisite fitted inlaid elm interior.

The shaped empire moustache top with gold leaf detail with convex central door below with ornate bronze ormolu sculpture. This is flanked by two convex door compartments and a fitted drawer drawers below.

The slope top opens to reveal an ebonised piano black interior fitted with 11 drawers and central inlaid door compartment.

Below the drop front writing surface are four gradutated sized drawers with gilt bronze Gustavian handles and matching escutcheons.

 

The Piano black writing surface is 72 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearnace of 70cm below top. When opened the writing surface measures D59cm x W 104 cm.

Elegant hand painted finish with subtle greys, parcel gold leaf and verdigris bronze painted mouldings.


Northern Europe early 19th century

 


Dimensions

Height  193cm

Width 111 cm

depth 50 cm

 


Price AUD $ 2799

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Title  Antique mahogany cylinder roll top desk with fitted drawers bronze knobs and marquetry inlay 1910

 

 



Description

Superb quality mahogany cylinder top writing desk with fitted interior.

This beautiful piece dates from around 1910  northern Europe.

It is of the Biedermeier revival era just prior to Art Deco 1920's.

This furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk with the gorgeous patina and cylindre top desk with fitted interior and pull out writing surface.

The fitted interior drawers are curved front and withstring inlay and ebony turned knobs. A central locking cabinet door with ornate marquetry inlay featuring venus and cupid, ideal for storing all those love letters!

The three drawers below are each fitted with bronze knobs and inlaid brass escutcheons . All locks are original and working and there are keys supplied.

Beautiful original french polished patina.


Danish or north German Circa 1910


Overall Dimensions

Height 109cm

Width 102cm

Depth 55cm

 

Writing surface pull out :

Width 84cm

Depth 38cm

Height 74cm / clearance 72cm below


Price AUD $995

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Title    Large carved oak partner's writing desk ornate carved all round original leather inlay double sided

 

 
Description

 

An antique solid English oak carved Victorian era Baronial Gothic partners double sided l writing desk of impressive dimensions and quality.

The hand polished  top with carved oak border features the original inlaid tan leather hide with gold leaf details.

Five drawers per side below the writing top supported by ornate architectural carved oak legs terminating in fluted turned legs with porcelain castors.

. Each drawer with framed oak  and with brass handles flanked by columns and ornate oak carvings in the neoclassical manner.

Each drawer with original brass locks Stamped for London and working keys supplied.

Finished all round this commanding desk is ideal for the centre of a room or office. The golden oak with superb original french polished finish.

 

The kneehole space below the drawer is a luxurious 61cm high.

 

The original leather is a value point and has a beautiful patina found amongst the best antique book bindings.

 

 

Victorian English  1880

 

Dimensions

Height 80 cm

Length 152 cm

Depth 91 cm

Legroom clearance 61cm below central drawer

 


Price AUD $4795

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Title Antique Writing table mahogany extension desk Regency single drawer and inlaid drop leaves


Description

Good quality antique mahogany desk or writing table with fitted single drawer raised on elegant solid out swept regency legs. The unusually large drop leaf extensions 22 cm each allows for dining or supper uses with total length extended to 142cm.

Ideal as a desk with large extension for a heavy work load.

Beautiful mahogany french polished finish with satinwood string inlay and Georgian Sheraton satinwood inlay.


Scandinavian late 19th century


Dimensions

height 76cm

Length 95cm /118/142cm

depth 74 cm

 


Price AUD $1,750

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Title  Impressive antique Biedermeier mahogany cylinder front desk with fitted interior and secret drawers  1820

 

 



Description

Superb quality mahogany cylinder front desk with fitted interior.

This beautiful 1820 Bureau secretaire is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk. The cylinder top rolls back and the desk top pulls out smoothly with a desk height of 78cm with clearance below of 69cm. Interior is fitted with several secret drawers and various pull out compartments and slides. A tooled gilt leather adjustable central writing surface to centre is flanked by two sliding storage compartments.

Beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid flame mahogany retaining original French polished finish.

Three bookcase compartments with curved doors above and with central drawer all crowned by scroll top.

Below the pull out desk are three drawers, all open with the same steel key and open very smoothly.  Raised on elegant bracket feet all with lovely original patina surface .


North German Circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Height 220cm

Width 120cm

Depth 61cm

 


Price AUD $8350

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Title    Large carved solid oak Baronial pedestal writing desk ornate carved all round original leather inlay

 

 
Description

 

An antique solid English oak carved Baronial Gothic pedestal writing desk of impressive dimensions and quality. The hand polished  top with carved oak border features the original inlaid leather hide with gold leaf details.

Three drawers below the writing top rest on two separate pedestal bases. Each featuring three drawers with turned oak columns and ornate brass handles. each drawer with original brass locks and two keys supplied.

Finished all round this commanding desk is ideal for the centre of a room or office. The warm oak with superb french polished finish.

Raised on turned oak feet.

The kneehole space is a luxurious 60cm high and 55cm wide.

The original leather is a value point and has a beautiful patina found amongst the best antique book bindings.

 

 

English  1870

 

Dimensions

Height 77 cm

Length 155 cm

Depth 79 cm

Legroom clearance 60cm below central drawer

 


Price AUD $4850

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Title    Provincial English pitch pine writing desk with original gilt tooled leather top finished all round

 
Description

An antique Provincial English pitch pine writing desk with original gilt tooled rouge leather top. The waxed pine is finished all round to stand in the centre of a room or office. Each of the drawers with Georgian brass handles and brass locks. A key is supplied. All very sturdy and beautifully waxed finish.

The original leather is a value point and has a beautiful patina found amongst the best antique book bindings.

Correct desk height for library or office at 76cm.

 

English 1880's

 

Dimensions

Height 76 cm

Length 118 cm

Depth 69cm

Legroom clearance 61cm below locking central drawer.

 


Price AUD $1695

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Title Antique Writing table mahogany desk Regency 1825 single full depth drawer and extension drop leaves


Description

Good quality antique mahogany desk or writing table with fitted single drawer (original lock with working key) raised on out swept regency legs. The unusually large drop leaf extensions 36 cm long each, allow for dining or supper uses with total length extended to 165cm.

Ideal as a desk with large extension for a heavy work load.

Beautiful mahogany french polished finish with satinwood string inlay.


Scandinavian Circa 1825


Dimensions

height 78cm

Length 93cm + 36 + 36cm

depth 73 cm
+ 2 extension of 36cm each

 


Price AUD $3,750

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Title Provincial Austrian Biedermeier period walnut writing desk with carved detail 1 drawer circa 1835


Description

 

Antique Austrian Imperial Biedermeier desk in walnut .

The shaped top with Gothic moulding over a walnut veneered apron with carved mouldings and canted corners. A single full depth drawer with original carved escutcheon working lock and steel key .

Raised on four scroll shaped legs with gothic and baroque influence so popular in the 1830's.

This is a provincial made desk with real charm to the design . It still retains its original warm patina . Minor professional repairs to a couple of legs makes this a nice and sturdy writing desk. Ideal as an informal dining table and will seat up to 6 persons. The clearance below the apron is a luxurious 63cm .

 

Austro-Hungarian Empire 1835

 

Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Width  126 cm
Depth 68 cm

 

  


Price AUD $ 1550


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Title  Rare 18th century European baroque walnut inlaid secretaire bureau desk with fitted interior and brass handles



Description

Antique museum quality walnut baroque 1760's secretaire desk in well figured walnut with cherrywood string inlay with exquisite fitted interior.

The 3 shaped serpentine front drawers below the shallow drawer flanked by pull out supports to the desk top.

The drop front writing surface with carved walnut baroque molding and brass escutcheon.

 

The writing surface is 77 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearance below top.. allowing for armchair space!

When opened the writing surface measures W 111cm and an overall depth of 69cm.

The ornate interior with serpentine shaped drawers comparments and central door with steel key.

The three large serpentine shaped front lower drawers with marquetry inlay.  All drawers open smoothly and have been well serviced. Two original brass keys for the locks included.

Fabulous polished patina finish makes this a very rare and desirable desk.

It is made in the traditional manner in two sections  for easy relocation: desk top and three drawer chest below.


Northern Europe circa 1760

 

uperb condition alll fully restored 


Overall Dimensions

Height  105cm

Width 127 cm

depth 61 cm

 


Price AUD $ 11,500

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Title  Rare 18th century European baroque oak secretaire bureau desk with fitted interior and brass handles



Description

A well proportioned late provincial oak baroque 1730's secretaire desk in well figured oak with exquisite fitted interior.

The shaped serpentine front drawers below the drop front writing surface with brass Chippendale handles and escutcheons.

Two arch top carved panel doors with intricate moldings above the desk section with canted corners and carved oak pediment top.

The writing surface is 85 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearance of 82cm below top.. allowing for armchair space!

When opened the writing surface measures W 110cm. There is a central recess for handy lap top storage and in tradition there is a sliding compartment inside the writing surface...but this desk has a secret! The shallow height drawer below the desk top surface is actually not a drawer. It hides a secret compartment above the three large serpentine lower drawers.  All drawers open smoothly and have been well serviced. Three original keys for the locks included.

Fabulous original patina finish makes this a very rare piece.


Northern Europe circa 1730

 


Dimensions

Height  214cm

Width 130 cm

depth 63 cm

 


Price AUD $ 9750

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Title  Impressive multi funcion writing desk with roll top, pull out surfaces, cabinets, drawers and tooled leather

Description

 

Antique  impressive pedestal desk with tambour roll back top in bookmatched flame mahogany. Writing surface with gilt tooled leather surface pulls out to make the desk very ample and comfortable giving a desk top area of 119cm width, 68cm depth and 76cm height. Desk internal has a total of 6 drawers and central compartment.  Above the roll top is a pull out and fold down drawer giving a further surface area three drawers above.

Below the pull out desk top is a full width break front drawer sitting over a recessed central door compartment. It is flanked either side by further storage consisting of 3 individual drawers to the left and a false drawer front door on right side..

On each side of the mahogany cabinet are two pull out writing extension surfaces.

Overall dimensions

Height...127cm

Length...130cm

Depth ...76cm

 

 

 

Europe circa 1845


Price AUD $11,500

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Title  Antique blonde Scandianvian Art Deco pedestal desk in tiger birch

Description

Antique Art Deco tiger birch or satin birch desk . The beautifully grained top with three drawers below, each with original turned handles brass locks and working key. Below this are two separate pedestals raised on stylised bracket feet. Each pedestal with spring loaded locks to door , opens with a key and pushes shut without key. Once opened there are 3 drawers within each pedestal all in solid blonde oak. 

A subtle shaped black marble piece has been added to the back to prevent paper slipage.

Height...78cm

Depth ...55cm

Length...130cm

 

Legroom clearance.. H64cm x W51cm

 

Scandinavian circa 1920


Price AUD $2200

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Title    English Georgian Sheraton bureau bookcase   desk marquetry mahogany with inlay & astragal glazing

Description

English Georgian Sheraton bureau bookcase marquetry mahogany with inlay and true astragal glazing top.

The fold down desk top reveals a fitted Georgian interior in oak and arcaded gothic birch compartments. Four drawers below the writing surface top . The whole raised on Georgian bracket feet.

Restored in the 20th century with french polished finish and replaced hinges.

 

English  Edwardian circa 1910 in the Georgian 18th century manner

 

Overall Dimensions:

Height : 199cm

Width : 91cm

Depth: 41cm

 

 Bookace interior :

Height 84cm

Width 84cm

Depth 15cm

 

Desk top height : 69cm

Depth of desk top : 49cm

Width of desk top 87cm


Price  AUD $ 1195


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Title  Rare 18th century European baroque oak secretaire bureau desk with fitted interior and ormolu handles



Description

A well proportioned Georgian period English provincial oak bureau desk in well figured oak with exquisite fitted interior.

The fall front cabinet flanked below by reeded 1/4 column moldings.

The four molded front drawers below the fall front writing surface with gilt Chippendale bronze rococo handles and matching ormolu escutcheons.

 

When opened the writing surface measures width 111cm and depth 58cm. Inside  there is a central panel door that opens with a key and reveals two internal drawers. A full width drawer below is flanked by two pidgeon hole letter scroll compartments above with two arched shaped front drawers above.

Three drawers flank these central compartments.

Fabulous original patina finish makes this a very rare and desirable piece.


English circa 1780

 


Overall Dimensions

Height  110cm

Width 117 cm

depth 56 cm

 The writing surface is 83 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearance of 80cm below top.. allowing for armchair space!


Price AUD $ 2850

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Title   A Dutch baroque bureau chest with fall front desk and inlaid details

 

A good Dutch baroque ornate desk or bureau chest. The ornate carved front chest with fall front desk top. This opens with the original key and has automated supports that come out when the desk is opened...very rare!

Inside you will find six drawers and pigeon holes with a central door with working lock and key.

Below the desk are three shaped front drawers with ornate brass escutcheons and brass handles. 

Raised on squat carved cabriole legs and shaped carved apron.

 

Dimensions:

Height 95cm

Width 97cm

Depth 54cm

 

Desk height 69cm.

clearance below ..67cm

total desk surface Width 86cm

Depth before drawers 54cm

 

Dutch early 1920's


Price AUD $895

 


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Title  Provincial  painted fall front bureau desk with fitted interior in solid pine from Seggelund

 


Description

An antique solid pine fall front desk in the 18th century Gustavian manner painted with name and date of 1848.

 

The fall front writing writing desk with oval cartouche panels indicating owner date and village  painted in copper script black on sienna yellow background.

 

The desk top surface with traditional pegged construction and molded frame opens with a steel key revealing two flights of drawers with a central compartment flanked by turned columns and a matching central drawer leading to the writing area.

Below this are two pull out supports flanking a casetted frame long drawer in the Swedish 18th century manner. Two full width doors below open with steel Gustavian keys and matching escutcheons. Raised on Georgian pedestal legs .

The painted in green body with Falun red highlights and with yellow oval fields. Patina with well waxed finish and is most probably of Danish in origin.

 


Scandianvian 19th century in the gustavian 18th century manner.

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 107 cm

Depth 46 cm

Width 81 cm

Legroom clearance below desk height 74cm

Desk height 68cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 1395

 

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Title   French marquetry and ormolu Louis XV BUREAU PLAT desk


Description

 

A truly impressive French marquetry Bureau Plat (French for flat top writing table) desk in the Louis XV manner with shaped rococo top and gorgeous marquetry veneers in mahogany and satinwood.

Well proportioned brass shaped moldings and double sided. This desk is suited to  centre of the room use. One side is fitted with three shaped drawers opening with a single brass key in the traditional manner. The other side imatches the drawer side in appearance.

Beautifully hand french polished finish and good sought after pale blond timber colours in keeping with original 18th century interiors.

 

 

French  early 20th century

Dimensions

Height 76 cm

Width  113 cm
Depth 66 cm

 


Price AUD $ 4750


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Title  19th century Baronial walnut writing desk with carved legs and Renaissance brass handles



Description

A well proportioned late 19th century Baronial walnut writing desk with carved legs and Renaissance brass handles.

The original walnut patina top with ebony inlay and burl walnut centre. Incredible carved walnut apron all round o this desk can be used in the centre of a room.

Two fitted drawers with ornate brass handles with matching carved apron fronts. A key is supplied for the original working brass locks. Raised on four turned and carved walnut legs joined by carved shaped stretcher.

Fabulous original patina finish makes this a very desirable piece.


French circa 1875

 


Dimensions

Height  76cm

Width 96 cm

depth 54 cm

Clearance below drawers: 62cm


Price AUD $ 1775

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Title  Rare 19th century European rococo bureau plat desk with three shaped drawers and gilt ormolu handles



Description

19th century European rococo bureau plat desk with three shaped drawers and ornate gilt bronze ormolu handles.

Superb quality walnut with well french polished desk top. Serpentine shaped  front and polished all round this is a gorgeous smaller french Louis XV desk. Raised on carved cabriole legs and polished right round to stand in the centre of a room. A steel key is supplied for working brass locks.

Fabulous polished patina finish makes this a very rare and desirable desk.


Northern Europe circa 1870

 


Overall Dimensions

Height  75cm

Width 105 cm

depth 58 cm

 


Price AUD $ 1875

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Title  Northern European Biedermeier oak secretaire bureau desk with glazed bookcase top circa 1825



Description

A well proportioned late provincial Empire  or Biedermeier secretaire desk in well figured oak with exquisite fitted cherrywood interior.

The shaped empire cartouche front drawers below the drop front writing surface with brass handles and escutcheons.

A two glazed cabinet doors above with canted corners and neoclassical  shaped pelmet.

Traces of black painted ebonised details.

The writing surface is 77 cm off the ground with generous legroom clearnace of 75cm below top. When opened the writing surface measures D58cm x W 88 cm. There is a central recess for handy lap top storage and measures 31 cm wide , but when the drop front is closed measures 42  cm deep.

The whole cabinet raised on solid oak square feet.


Northern Europe 19th century

 


Dimensions

Height  206cm

Width 109 cm

depth 51 cm

 


Price AUD $ 3799

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Title  French provincial oak secretaire bureau desk with panel door bookcase top circa 1790



Description

An impressive elegant and well proportioned late 18th century provincial Louis XVI bureau bookcase or secretaire desk in well figured oak with fitted interior drawers.

The solid oak doors with diamond chevrons in the French Louis XVI manner.

The carved oak front writing desk top below the doors reveals an interior with 7 brass knob drawers with central storage space space.

Below the desk are three graduated size drawers all with ornate brass handles and matching escutcheons.

Raised on elegant taper legs, this cabinet is made in the traditional 18th century manner with oak peg construction. Good golden oak waxed finish.

All keys and locks working well.

The writing surface is 76 cm off the ground with generous legroom .


French late 18th century

 


Dimensions

Height  205cm

Width 119 cm

depth 56 cm

 


Price AUD $ 3950

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Title    Rare elm slope front bureu desk with fitted interior drawers with beautiful patina Georgian 18th Century

 


Description

Rare Georgian solid elm wood bureau writing desk.

The fold down slope top reveals a fitted interior with carved central drawer flanked by 3 a side drawers with pidgeon holes etc. 

All drawers with solid brass swan neck handles with Chippendale back plates and matching escutcheons.

An ornate dentilled moudling surounds the cabinet.

Raised on elegant bracket feet.

Good original polished patina and complete with two working keys.


English  or Dutch circa 1790


Dimensions
Height 103 cm

Width 106 cm

Depth 57 cm

Leg/ knee clearance below desk 72cm

 


Price SOLD

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Title    Large carved solid oak Baronial library table  writing desk

 

 
Description

 

An antique solid English oak carved Baronial style Gothic writing library table of impressive dimensions and quality. The hand polished piano black top with carved oak border. Aprons with carved oak details moldings and raised on acanthus carved oak Elizabethan legs. These are joined by a subtantial oak stretcher. All very sturdy and beautifully polished finish.

Correct table height for library or desk .

 

English 19th century

 

Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Length 155 cm

Depth 107 cm

Legroom clearance 63cm below apron

 


Price AUD $1850

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Title   Well carved large Louis XV marble top Bureau Plat or dining table


Description

 

Beautifully carved from solid oak this massive 30mm thick marble top table is ideal as a dining table or writing desk  bureau plat. Carved all round this table can sit in the centre of any room.

 

The impressive 30mm thick  carved edge marble is in one slab and is the original to the table base making this table multi purpous.  Raised on well carved solid oak cabriole legs and shaped ornate apron.

 

French 19th century

 

Dimensions

Height 77 cm

Width  153 cm
Depth 90 cm

Clearance below apron 57-64cm


Price  AUD $ 5500

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Title   Original Scandinavian blonde Art Deco flat top 5 drawer desk with keys Swedish 1930's


Description

 

Original Scandinavian blonde Art Deco flat  top 5 drawer desk with keys Swedish 1930's. This sort of large elegant desk is often referred to as a bureau plat.

The large flat top in satinwood with rounded birch molding to corners.  A central drawer opens with a key in the traditional Swedish manner. A darker section above the central drawer indicates where a removable leather writing pad desktop was used.  The sides and back with matching vertical veneers matching the blond birch surround drawer fronts. All drawers open very smoothly and retain their original brass locks , black metal escutcheons and two working keys supplied.

Raised on elegant square legs with rounded arch molding to meet the main body. Smooth sides almost hint to a Biedermeier revival style.

Beautiful hand polished original finish all round so can stand in the middle of a room.

 

Swedish circa 1930

 

Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Width  150 cm
Depth 75 cm

 

Clearance below apron:

Height 63cm

Width 60cm


Price AUD $2995

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Title   Art Deco Biedermeier revival writing table in ornate rare Karelian birch ideal as dining table for 6

 

 


Description

Blonde biedermeier style small dining table for 6 people raised on turned gun barrel legs with ebonised details.

The blonde surface with highly figurative Karellian or Russian birch veneer and ebonised molding.

Nicely polished finish  and very compatible with Art Deco interiors

 

 

20th century

 

Dimensions

Height 76 cm

Length  129 cm
Depth 74 cm

 

Clearance below apron 63cm

 


Price AUD $1725

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Title  Georgian Irish pine twin pedestal writing desk with nine drawers inlaid leather top circa 1845



Description

A gorgeous antique Georgian Irish pine twin pedestal writing desk with nine drawers with inlaid leather top circa 1845.

 

The solid pine framed top with an olive green leather inlay with gilt tooling has a superb polished patina . Nine drawers below with swan neck brass handles and provincial waxed finish. Finished all round so it can stand in the middle of the room. A good kneehole clearance below central drawer of 58cm to floor and 61cm wide.


irish pine mid 19th century


Dimensions

Height 74cm

Width 155cm

Depth 70cm

 


Price AUD $2950

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Title  Impressive vintage cigar leather upholstered pedestal desk  by Maitland Smith on Brass legs



Description

A gorgeous antique Georgian style impressive vintage cigar leather upholstered pedestal desk  by Maitland Smith .

Upholstered all round with stitched edges with nine drawers all paper lined and raised on solid brass turned legs

The surface complete with tooling and ornamentation.  The top with three well polished full depth drawers with brass handles below the top with further 3 deep drawers to each pedestal. Finished all round so it can stand in the centre of a room this desk is raised on well turned brass taper feet matching the brass turned knob handles. Could be considered in the style of Steam Punk this campaign is beautifully hand finished like a vintage LV suitcase.

Made by reknowned designers and furniture makers Maitland Smith USA. Generous legroom clearance of 65cm below centre of drawer.


American late 20th century


Dimensions

Height 78cm

Width 138cm

Depth 72cm

Kneehole Height 65cm Width 52cm

 

 


Price AUD $3875

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Title  English flame mahogany Georgian writing desk with 9 drawers leather inlay and brass handles



Description

A gorgeous antique English style flame mahogany Georgian writing desk with 9 drawers leather inlay and brass handles.

This twin pedestal desk has been finished all round so can stand in the middle of the room.

Raised on turned bracket feet in the Sheraton Georgian manner this sturdy writing table is fitted with a nine drawers with brass swan neck handles central brass escutcheon.

The solid top with cross banded mahogany and tooled leather inlay has a superb polished patina and would be ideal as hall table, childs desk or office bureau desk.  A good clearance below drawer of 62cm to floor and 53cm width,.


English Georgian style mid 20th century in the late 18th century manner.


Dimensions

Height 76cm

Width 115cm

Depth 53cm

 


Price AUD $1395

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Title French Louis XV Fall front marquetry desk Ormolu mounts



Description

French Louis XV style Bonheur du Jour or bureau desk with fine gilt ormolu mounts and veneers in king wood, satinwood and pallisander rosewood. Fitted with one full length drawer below the fall front shaped desk top. The ornate marquetry surface adorned with gilt bronze ormolu including a pierced gilt bronze gallery top.

The original cardinal rouge tooled gilt embossed leather top should speak volumes !

Although in the French Rococo style this gorgeous desk is more likely made in England in the mid 19th century and is of superb quality.

The interior is fitted with three drawers inlaid with rosewood on biredseye maple and with turned ivory knobs. The internal shelf is removable and again edged in rosewood . Desk height 75cm clearance 71cm .


English 1850's in the French louis XV manner of the 18th century.


Dimensions

Height 105cm

Width 87cm

Depth 45cm

 

 


Price AUD $3950

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Title  Sheraton bow fronted Georgian desk with five fitted drawers locks and brass handles

 

 



Description

Superb quality craftsmanship Georgian bow front desk with fice drawers. Crossbanded and inlaid each drawer with brass handles and locks and dove tailed jointed oak casework. The whole raised on elegant chamfered tapering legs of the Sheraton manner.

The elegant shaped kneehole of luxurious clearance of 60 cm .


English early 19th century

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 76cm

Width 107cm

Depth 52cm


Price AUD $4299

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Title  Gorgeous Sheraton satinwood writing desk with ebony and leather top

 

 


Description

Superb quality craftsmanship Sheraton Georgian style antiqueserpentine front desk with gilt tooled leather top and crossbaning in rosewood ebony and satinwood. Below this are three drawers and then one double fronted door to each side.. Crossbanded and inlaid satinwood and conolly hide leather top with gorgeous patina. Each drawer with brass handles and dove tailed jointed mahogany casework. The whole raised on elegant tapering legs in the Sheraton manner highlighted by ebony stringing and ebony feet.

Raised on solid brass castors. This desk is a great example of master craftsmanship when all work was still done by hand and with great skill.

Polished all round to stand in the middle of a room. A shaped glass top is also available for protection.


English Edwardian era  early 20th century

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 79cm

Width 139cm

Depth 63cm


Price AUD $4650

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Title  Antique Art Deco pedestal desk with superbl Piano black french polished finish Scandinavian circa 1925

 

 



Description

Superb quality Antique Art Deco pedestal desk with beautiful Piano black hand french polished finish.

The serpentine shaped top with three shaped drawers . The concave central drawer with original steel key and lock and with polished turned metal knobs . This is flanked by two convex front drawers . All drawers are solid oak and dovetail jointed front and rear.

 The curved front pedestals with brass hinged doors and long Deco nickel plated handles open to reveal 3 oak internal drawers in one  pedestal and an open space for folders and books to the other side.

Entirely hand made from solid wood in the early 1900's with superbly restored finish. Ideal for any minimalist interior the black will fit into any room's colour scheme.

Kneehole dimensions : H 58cm W 52cm .

The desk top lifts off the pedestal bases for easy transport.


Scandinavian Circa 1925

 

Dimensions

Height 76cm

Length 126cm

Depth 60cm

 


Price AUD $3385

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Title Superb Biedermeier mahogany ormolu fall front secretaire desk fitted interior secret drawers  1820



Description

Superb quality original Empire design Biedermeier period fall front desk. A beautiful piece of 1820 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier secretaire desk. It is beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid Flame mahogany with contrasting string satinwood inlay.  Recessed  black chevron to drawer fronts with ormolu bronze escutcheons. Fitted drawers still retain most of the original locks and working keys with bronze escutcheons.

The writing surface opens with a steel key and has an internal counter balance weight with stops, so no need to pull out desk rests on either side!

Once open it reveals a pidgeon holes drawers and recesses with ormolu mounts and lots of secret drawers and compartments within. A central locking door with a fitted internal drawer  and a large open area below for your laptop.

 

Desk top measures W79 cm D56 cm H79 cm.

All original patina and superb well cared for contition - a value point !


Scandinavian or North Germany

Circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Height 154cm

Width 96cm

Depth 51cm

 


Price AUD $7595

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Title    Large  impressive carved rococo solid blonde cherrywood French Provincial carved desk with two drawers

Description

 

Superb quality impressive sized French bureau plat desk. Rustic carved rococo solid cherrywood Provincial executive writing table.

The large desk top is carved from solid cherrywood with traditional pegged construction. Of large impressive dimensions this desk is beautifully polished all round so it can be in the centre of a room.

The public side with 3 fielded panels raised on scallop carved apron and ornate cabriole legs. The sides with matching panel facades.

The desk front with two deep drawers with steel runners and rail interior. Each drawer front with patinated hand carved solid cherry rococo panel fitted with bronze rococo pull handle.

All surfaces are hand polished with a gorgeous golden French polished finish.

Joints are all hand made with traditional pegged construction consistent with original 18th century french provincial furniture.

 

 

French 18th century style but made in the late 20th century

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 77 cm

Length 160 cm
Depth 91 cm

Kneehole Clearance  height 66cm

Kneehole width 48cm

 


Price AUD $1735

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Title North German Empire Biedermeier mahogany fall front desk with secret drawers  1825


Description

Superb quality early Biedermeier period fall front secretaire desk.

This beautiful piece of 1825 furniture is the ultimate luxury in a Biedermeier desk. It is beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid flame mahogany. All four drawers still retain their original working locks. A working key is supplied to match. Empire brass shield escutcheons and ring pull handles adorne this gorgeous facade.

 

The top has a demi lune fronted mounted platform for your favourite empire clock or ornament. The writing surface opens with a key and is supported by internal steel arms within the body to counter balance. Once open it reveals a flight of 6 drawers with solid wooden turned knobs with mother of pearl inlay and a pierced fretwork gallery above. Each pair of drawers is flanked by secret pilasters that are actually tall drawer compartments that pull out.

In all there are 8 drawers within.

Central compartment within the desk measures W79 cm D26 cm D34 cm.

Drop down desk surface is raised to standard 79-80 cm from floor.


North Germany Circa 1825


Dimensions

Height 152cm

Width 103cm

Depth 50cm

 


Price AUD $5950

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Title  Carved Brazilian rosewood EnglishRegency console table writing desk raised on carved legs


Description

Antique Brazilian rosewood English Regency occasional table writing desk raised on carved legs with neoclassical anthenium carvings. Polished all round this multi purpose table is in beuatiful rich grained Brazilian rosewood with good colour and patina.  

This sturdy table is ideal as a hall table as a small desk or as a bedside table. It has a generous legroom clearance below the skirt of 67cm and is desk height.

Original brass castors are hidden within the legs for easy moving.

 

English Regency period 1810

 

Dimensions

Height 76cm

width 122cm

Depth 60 cm


Price  AUD $ 3795




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Title Superb Biedermeier mahogany fall front desk with secret drawer  1820

Dimensions

Height 160cm

Width 106cm

Depth 50cm

Description

Superb quality Schinkel design Biedermeier period fall front desk. this beautiful piece of 1820 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk. It is beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid Flame mahogany. Fitted drawers still retain most of the original ivory escutcheons and all original locks. keys supplied to match. The writing surface falls open, but has an internal counter balance weight and stops, so no need to pull out desk rests on either side!. Once open it reveals a flight of 10 drawers with solid ivory turned knobs, a central door and a secret drawer below. The top drawer is full width.

Central compartment measures W32 cm h28 cm D35 cm.

Desk surface is raised to standard 80 cm off ground.


Berlin Germany ( Prussia)

Circa 1820

Price AUD $7900

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Title   Empire period secretaire chest sideboard with ormolu and marble columns leather writing surface



Description

An antique Empire period secretaire chest or sideboard with ormolu and marble columns  flanking a mirror door.

The very top with three drawers with brass mouldings. Below this is a central mirrored door with surved sides and flanking carrara marble columns. three further drawers below  for writing instruments etc. A flip top extension with gilt tooled leather insert. Below this are three further drawers all opening with gilt bronze handles in the Russian Imperial manner.

Raised on elegant tapering legs with ormolu mounts .

 

Quality such as this is very hard to find and is usually made by noted cabient makers such as David Roentgen .

Such a practical piece of furniture in good condition. Working keys supplied.

 

More images available .


Imperial   Russian 1820's

 

Overall dimensions:

 

Height 182 cm

Width 93 cm

depth 51 cm

 



Price AUD $5750

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Title  Antique Biedermeier mahogany cylinder front desk with secret drawer  1820

 

 



Description

Superb quality Mahogany Cylinder front desk with fitted interior.

This beautiful piece of 1820 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk with the inclusion secret central drawer and various pull out compartments and slides.

It is beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid flame mahogany. Fitted interior drawers with turned ivory knobs  the secret drawer inlaid with ornamental harp design.

Once opened the gilt tooled leather writing surface has a ratched support  and can be elevated to the precise angle desired and is flanked by two sliding compartments.

The upper section of 3 doors with convex shaped compartments and central book compartment and "spoon' rack interior all open with the same key.

Lovely golden original patina surface .


Danish or north German Circa 1820

 

Dimensions

Height 207cm

Width 102cm

Depth 52cm

 


Price AUD $6800

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Title  Ornate carved oak 3 drawer desk in the gothic Baronial or Tudor manner polished all round

Description

 

An antique Baronial Tudor style three drawer desk in solid oak. The well carved dentilled moulding apron polished all round with three deep drawers complete with original key and working locks and with brass pull handles.

Raised on well carved substantial Elizabethan cup and cover legs and oak scroll feet with solid oak stretcher base.

Good original patina finish in rich golden oak colour.

This impressive desk is polished all round so it can stand with pride in the middle of the room.

A brass keys supplied for the working locks.

Height...75cm

Depth ...85cm

Length...151cm

 

Legroom clearance...standard 58cm

 

English late 19th early 20th century in the 16th century Elizabethan manner.


Price AUD $ 2250

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Title  Georgian blonde elm bureau desk on chest with marvelous fitted interior and brass handles Circa 1790

 

Description

Antique Georgian bureau fall front desk on chest. Beautifully fitted interior with 11 interior drawers in elm lockable single door. Two secret drawers within. Original turned white knobs  and escutcheons.

The drop front desk opens with a steel key to reveal a writing surface of w 111cm D 63 cm and at a convenient height of 75cm.

Below the fall front are four drawers  three with brass handled drawers with ivorie bone inlaid escutcheons and brass locks. The top drawer complete with working steel key to drawer. this is  flanked by brass knob mounted pull out desk top supports.

Blonde elm in very solid condition original pale patina and nicely waxed finish. All drawers open smoothly and draw runners have all been serviced and adjusted for easy operation.

 

 

Georgian English late 18th century

Extreme Dimensions

Height 108cm

Width 118cm

Depth 56cm

Desk height : 75cm



 


Price AUD $1895

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Title  English Louis centre table writing table in rare burl Amboyna marquetry

 


Description

Superb quality English made Louis XV style desk centre table or writing table with exquisite marquetry featuring the rare and exotic burl amboyna veneers, fruitwood floral inlays and brazillian rosewood crossbanding. This table also features original mercury gilt bronze ormolu mounts and lock and key, all working smoothly of course as you would expect from any product s offered by Antiques Design Online
The lock is stamped "VR " with a crown above and the words Patented

 

English circa 1860

 

Dimensions
Height 73 cm

Width 90cm

length 56 cm

 


Price  AUD $4795

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Title   Scandinavian Regency writing desk with five drawers and good original patina finish dated 1849

 


Description

Antique Scandinavian Regency style writing desk with five drawers and good original patina finish dated 1849.

Lovely faded patina , the rectangular solid mahogany top fitted with gallery sides and back. Below this is a central drawer with lock and working key.  This is flanked on either side by pairs of drawers all with working locks and gilt brass handles

Raised on elegant turned Regency legs

 

May also be used a sideboard or writing table with gallery height of 83cm and generous legroom clearance below centre drawer of H62cm

Good faded original condition and patina ...a value point

 

 The central drawer has a pencil inscription "Elizabeth Nygard 1849"  .

 

  

Swedish mid 19th century

 

 

Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Width  109 cm
Depth   51 cm

 

 


Price AUD $795

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Title   English full mahogany writing desk fitted sever drawers and good original patina finish circa 1855

 


Description

English Regency style writing desk  with 7 fitted drawers and good original patina finish circa 1855.

The solid mahogany top with mahogany shaped gallery back and sides .

A lower central drawer is flanked by two flights of three drawers each side.

Raised on elegant turned Regency legs with original brass cup castors.

Each drawer is opened by a turned wooden knob and is in solid mahogany throughout.

Good original patina, this desk is made to stand agains a wall or up against a settee back and is polished on three sides.

 

May also be used a sideboard with overall height of 81cm to top of gallery .

A and generous legroom clearance below central drawer of   63cm

Good original condition and patina ...is a value point

 

 

  

English Victorian period circa 1855

 

 

Dimensions

Desk Height 77 cm

Width  114 cm
Depth   53 cm

 

 


Price AUD $1355

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Title  Antique blonde Biedermeier secretaire bureau desk with fitted writing interior in elm and ashwood 1830

 


Description

An antique blonde Biedermeier period secretaire desk drop front desk  top and fitted writing interior in blonde ash and elm wood 1830.

Fabulous use of vertical ashwood veneers inlaid with ebony escutcheons and original patina and polished finish.

Each bureau drawer and door opens smoothly with a key as is traditional. The moulded corners with rounded shape and stepped mouldings. The top drawer surrounded with facette edges veneers .

The drop front desk opens to reveal a finely fitted interior with 15 drawers flanking a central compartment and two secret drawers.

Below this are three long drawers, all opeing very smoothly. Raised on stepped and shaped plinth base.

This sturdy European design originates from the Biedermeier period.


Central European Germanic circa 1830


Dimensions

Height 134 cm

Depth 46 cm

Width 117 cm

 

 


Price AUD $ 3875

 

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Title French Empire perior mirrored mahogany writing desk secretaire with gilt ormolu and marble top

 

 


Description

Antique French Empire secretaire writing desk .

An original white marble top below which is a fitted ormolu mounted drawer.  A mirror front door folds down to reveal a tooled leather desk surface .

A sumptuous interior within of Brazilian rosewood veneered fitted with further columns gilt ormolu and four drawers.

A lower drawer  opens with gilt bronze key and working locks.

The lower section raised by mahogany columns with gilt bronze ormolu mounts and with mirrored back.

Each lock with ormolu gilt and steel keys.

Paris French 1830

 


Dimensions

 

Height 134cm

Widdth 58cm

Depth 34cm

 


Price AUD $5899

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Title   Antique cylinder roll top desk circa 1780 original fitted interior and good original patina finish Dutch

 


Description

Late 18th century antique neoclassical cylinder top desk.

The top with pierced brass gallery and mahogany obelisks. The cylinder top mechanism opens by pulling the desk top out. this reveals a gilt tooled leather writing surface with a tambour front compartment secret drawers and shaped interior in mahogany with ormolu mounts to columns.

When closed the desk has three shape front drawers to the curvaceous bombe shaped body. The leading edges with ormolu mounts and sabot scroll feet.

A substantial high quality desk for the collector of fine antiques.

Good original condition and patina ...a value point

 

 

  

Dutch circa 1780

 

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 125 cm

Width  122 cm
Depth   63 cm

 

Height to top without gallery: 117cm

Desk height 79cm Width 111cm

pull out depth 46cm

 


Price AUD $6300

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Title  Biedermeier style desk Huon pine blonde wood fitted below writing surface in black leather style inlaid front

 


Description

An antique Biedermeier style large partners desk with 3 drawers  below a fully inlaid leather style top edged with brazilian rosewood.

The large surface is ideal as a central partners desk or conference table and may easily be used as a large dining table with versatile finished top.

The apron supporting the top with inlays of chevron of diamond shapes with brass ring pull handles. Two full width drawers can be opened from either side. The centre drawer is a half depth on one side and the other side has a false drawer front that can be pulled out to reveal a secret finished compartment inside.

This table is made in the Biedermeier  or Directoire manner of the early 1800's and this example would date from the late 20th century. It is made in solid blonde wood and may even be in Huon pine due to its close grain and fine birdseye knots. Please satisfy yourself with more images as to the material.

Four matching chairs available listed separately  are inlaid with rosewood chevrons to backs.


Australian bespoke made 1980's in the 1800 Empire manner.

Original patina.


Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Length 180 cm

Width 110 cm


Clearance below drawers 62.5cm.

 

 


Price AUD $ 1975

 

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Title   Danish Biedermeier revival writing table desk sofa table with drop leaves and single drawer to frieze

Description

 

Danish Biedermeier revival blonde mahogany writing table desk sofa table with drop leaves and single drawer to frieze.

The Biedermeier revival period was initiated in Vienna in 1898 by the MAK exhibition. It reintroduced a style of pure symplicity and elegance and this in turn was adopted by and mutated into the industrialist Art Deco exhibition in Paris in 1925. Sofa or multi purpose tables such as these were often used as desks, and with the added benefit of drop leav extensions, allowed for supper or dining purposes.

Good original patina with steel key and working lock to drawer.

 

Danish early 1900's

 

Dimensions

Height 72 cm

Width  93 cm + drop leaves
Depth 61 cm


Price  AUD $ 1150

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Title    Solid oak Georgian bureau fall front desk with fitted interior, 18th century

Description

 

Superb quality solid oak bureau desk on chest. This gorgeous provincial 18th century bureau with waxed finish with original locks and working keys The sloping writing top opens with a key and rests on two support struts with brass knobs. The interior fitted with 16 drawers with locking door central compartment. The top one opens with the original lock and key and is flanked by the desk top supports.
Below this are four further drawers, the upper with carved grecian key pattern opens with a hidden key. The lower three drawers opening with ornate brass ring pull handles with matching escutcheons. The desk is raised on four fluted bracket feet .

 

English or Dutch circa 1780

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 112 cm

Length 121 cm
Width 58 cm

Clearance below Desk top 77cm

Open desk interior L 111cm D 49cm

 


Price AUD $2250

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Title   French Louis XV leather top Bureau Plat writing desk double sided with ormolu mounts

Dimensions

Height 77cm

Length 152cm

Depth 74cm

Description

French Louis XV style Bureau Plat desk with fine gilt ormolu mounts and veneers in kingwood and pallisander (rosewood). Fitted with two full length drawers and false drawers to the other side. The original gilt tooled embossed leather top should speak volumes! A nice genuine turn of the century (1900's) piece of French furniture.


France Circa 1920

Price AUD $9,800

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Title  Antique Art Deco pedestal desk Seccesionist style  Scandinavia circa 1900

Description

Antique Art Deco pedestal desk Seccesionist style  from Scandinavia circa 1900.

The solid flame mahogany top with well patinated original finish with three lcokable drawers with brass locks an d gilt brass handles. This top section lifts off the two elegant pedestals. Each pedestal with a full length solid door with a unique design click lock and key. these open to access an interior in solid oak with a single removable shelf.

This antique desk is quite rare in that it still retains all original features and is polished right round so it can stand in the middle of the room.

Overall this desk is in very good antique condition . All locks serviced and keys working. Doors open automatically with a spring once the key is turned .

 

Swedish or Danish late 19th early 20th century.

Height 76cm

Length 110cm

Depth 62cm

Legroom :

height 61cm

width 46cm

 


Price AUD $1650

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Title  Solid Colonial Australian cedar twin pedestal desk with shield door and drawers original patina

Description

Solid Australian cedar twin pedestal desk with shield door and drawers original patina. The top made from two planks of cedar resting on two pedestals. Left hand with three cedar drawers and turned handles, with original brass locks. The right hand with a shild shaped cedar door, brass lock and key, opens to a large compartment for storage.

A large open kneehole will suit most at height of 71cm and 46cm width.

 


Colonial Australian 19th century


Dimensions
Height 75 cm

Width 138cm

Depth 60 cm

 

Clearance below centre 71cm.


Price AUD $1395

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Title    Original Danish mid century Ole Wanscher brazillian rosewood desk double sided 1950's

Description

Original Danish Ole Wanscher Brazilian rosewood desk with original key. Denmark circa 1950.

Of good proportions and with elegant brass handles to drawers and extension slides all in brazillian rosewood , pallisander rosewood. The other side with two fold down doors a central book compartment and two lower drawers.

All locks and key in working order good finish, nice and sturdy.

Danish mid century classic design with superb use of elegant timbers, see all images to show just how good this desk really is.

Denmark 1950 orignal.

Dimensions:

Height 74 cm

Width 160 cm

Depth 85 cm


Price AUD $4995

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Title  Antique Biedermeier mahogany cylinder roll top desk with fitted drawers gilt ormolu handles  1820

 

 



Description

Superb quality Mahogany Cylinder front desk with fitted interior.

This beautiful piece dates from around 1820 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk with the gorgeous patina and cylindre top desk with fitted interior and pul out writing surface.

It is beautifully veneered in vertical matched pyramid flame mahogany. Fitted interior drawers still ivory knobs  and a central locking cabinet door with ornate marquetry inlay . The three drawers below are each fitted with gilt bronze empire handles and escutcheon in shield shape. All locks are original and working and there are three keys supplied.

Original patina surface .


Danish or north German Circa 1820


Dimensions

Height 113cm

Width 110cm

Depth 57cm

Writing surface pull out :

Width 94cm

Depth 43cm

Height 76cm / clearance 74cm below


Price AUD $4975

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Title  Rare drop side Biedermeier Empire writing sofa table with lyre supports and full  width drawer

Description

Biedermeier Empire Mahogany sofa table with one full width fitted drawer to apron and fold down extension leaves.

Wonderful pale solid mahogany top with original patina polish. Raised on a two lyre form pedestals in the Regency manner with shaped sabre leg supports joined by a shaped central stretcher.

The full width drawer with original lock and key opens very smoothly.

Good sturdy writing table .


Northern Europe 1840


Dimensions
Height 72 cm

Width 95 +26+26cm extension leaves

Depth 66 cm

Fold down leaves at 26 cm each in width

Clearance below drawer 60cm.


Price AUD $975

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Title Rare drop side Biedermeier Empire writing table , Berlin Circa 1820 in the Schinkel manner


Description

Prussian German Empire Mahogany sofa table with one full width fitted drawer to apron and fold down extensions.

Wonderful Cuban mahogany top and mahogany veneers with intricate inlays and ebonised fruitwood details. Raised on a two lyre form pedestals in the Regency manner with sabre leg supports. The fruitwood (cherry) inlays are typical of the quality of workmanship demanded by Prussia's most famous neoclassical architect K F Schinkel and may well have been intended for one of his royal patronage.
Berlin Prussia, Circa 1820

 

Dimensions
Height 74 cm

Width 95 cm

Depth 76 cm

Fold down leaves at 25 cm each in width

 


Price AUD $7,750

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Title    Antique 18th century French cherrywood desk ornately carved and with marquetry inlaid

Description

 

Ornately carved French 18th century solid cherrywood desk.

A rectangular top with well carved 3 drawers with ormolu handles with ornate twin pedestals flanking the centre. Each pedestal door with its own brass lock and key and ornate barrel hinges. The public side of the desk with carved ornate panels and marquetry inlay. The whole raised on carved cabriole legs. A good polished patina finish with solid cherrywood top completes this gorgeous provincial desk.

Of note, this is an 18th century provincial piece that started its life as a very ornate trunk or chest  and the desk side is a later adaption as desks of this size and design did not exist in the 18th century. The alteration is beautifully made with traditional hand carved details and pegged construction all in solid french cherrywood.

 

French Louis XV 1750 and later.

 

Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Length 121 cm
Depth 62 cm

Desk kneehole height 59cm , Width 44cm

 

 


Price AUD $4850

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Title    Solid Scandinavian pine bureau fall front desk with secret compartments

Description

 

Superb quality Scandinavian spruce bureau chest . This gorgeous provincial pine bureau with waxed finish with original lock and key and carry handles to side. The sloping writing top opens with a key and rests on two support  strutts with bras knobs. The interior fitted with 9 drawers  with ornate shaped central compartment and hides several secret compartments.

 

Below the desk are four graduated size drawers. The top one opens with the original lock and key and is flanked by the desk top supports. below this are three further drawers opening with ornate cast bronze Gustavian handles.

The clean lines and superb workmanship of this late 18th century desk are very pleasing.

 

 

Sweden circa 1780

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 117 cm

Length 129 cm
Width 62 cm

Clearance below Desk top 68cm

Open desk interior L 113cm D 68cm

 


Price AUD $2395

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Title Antique Swedish satin birch chest of drawers with writing bureau top drawer and secret compartment.

Description:
Antique Swedish satin birch Biedermeier chest of drawers with writing bureau top drawer and ingenious large secret compartment.

The satinwirch top with arched neoclassical molding and rounded corners. The top drawer with original steel locks , fitted with four internal drawers and central door. Below this are 3 graduated sized drawers. Each with ebony escutcheon inlays and original steel working locks. 2 keys supplied.

Raised on elegant shaped masur or Karelian birch carved bracket feet.

Good original golden patina . The desk surface of height 66cm and leg clearance below of 64cm

 

Swedish Karl Johan period early 1820's

 

Dimensions:

Height 93cm
Width 90 cm
Depth 46cm

Price AUD $4695


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Title English Chippendale desk with 5 drawers and two writing slides and Georgian handles


Description

An impressive antique English solid mahogany and oak writing desk in the Georgian Chippendale manner.

Showing superb craftsmanship and carving this gorgeous bureau plat flat top tesk with solid mahogany top and carved border. Directly below and hidden within the frieze, are two practical pull out extension surfaces in solid oak. Five ornate framed flame mahogany drawers  fitted with brass working locks and keys and with Regency handles. Raised on traditional 18th century cabriole legs with delicate acanthus scroll knees and terminating in claw and ball feet.

Polished right round in flame mahogany vertical veneers so it can stand with pride in the centre of a room or office.

Original well cared for patina surface.... more images available.


English Circa 1910 in the 18th century manner.


Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Depth 78 cm

Width 145 cm

 

 


Price   AUD $5595

 

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Title    French antique solid blonde cherrywood writing table with leather top and single drawer and inlay

Description

 

French antique single drawer writing table in the Empire manner. This solid cherrywood desk has a wonderfully patinated and gilt tooled leather top and an inlaid full width drawer below with marquetry string inlay and ormolu handles.

Raised on turned cherry legs in the Directoire or late Louis XVI manner.

 

French circa 1910.

 

Dimensions

Height 74 cm

Length 84 cm
Width 50 cm

legroom clearance below drawer  62cm

 


Price AUD $950

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Title   Well polished Georgian double pedestal desk with tooled leather top.

Dimensions:

Height 74cm

Width 121cm

Depth 71 cm

Description

An gorgeous English georgian double pedestal desk. The tooled green leather top with gilt banding inset into solid mahogany. Below this are three deep drawers and these rest on two pedestals ( comes apart into three sections for easy transport). each pedestal with three drawers on bracket feet. Castors raise the desk to modern usage height and allow easy mobility if required.

Original brasskeyholes and locks to each drawer and brass ring pull handles.

this desk has been fully restored some 10 years ago and is in excellent condition.

Kneehole height is 58.5cm Width 55cm

Polished all round to stand in the middle of any home or office with pride.

 

 

English early 19th century

 
Price  AUD $4295

 

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Title  Georgian blonde oak bureau desk on chest with marvelous fitted interior

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 106cm

Width 119cm

Depth 57cm

Desk height : 76cm

Description

Antique Georgian bureau desk on chest. Beautifully fitted interior with 17 drawers in oak satinwood and marquetry and with original turned white knobs . The drop front desk opens with a steel key to reveal a writing surface of w 114cm D 57 cm and at a convenient height of 76cm.

Below the fall front are four brass handled drawers with brass escutcheons and steel locks, complete with working steel key .

Blonde oak in very solid condition and nicely waxed finish. All drawers open smoothly and draw runners have all been serviced and adjusted for easy operation.

 

Georgian English late 18th century



 


Price AUD $2350

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Title  Late 18th  Century Captain's cylindre top Campaign desk Marquetry inlaid "the Schmetterling Desk"

Dimensions

Height 107cm

Length 99 cm

Depth 55cm
Writng surface height 73cm off floor


Description

A gorgeous antique 18th century Cylindre top desk in the sheraton manner. This beautifully made piece of georgian made furniture has two lower drawers above a pull out writing surface that opens the cylindre top, revealing a fitted interior with five drawers.

The superb inlay with fruitwood and boxwoods and the butterfly crest centre is carried forward in the lower drawer escutcheons.

All locks work and are with keys.

The lower taper legs were originally demountable so that they would fit into the drawers when the desk was used abord a sailing ship. Note the anchor emblems to the handles.

Red leather tooled writing surface interior. Well polished finish and all marquetry drawers with brass handles.

 

Dutch  circa 1780


Price AUD $7499

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Title Antique Australian colonial five drawer desk in blonde pollard oak and Australian red cedar Georgian style


Description

A late Victorian writing desk with five drawers in pollard oak and Australian cedar . The solid oak top with carved molding surround. Each solid oak drawer with lovely polished brass Georgian handles and dovetails joints. The top right hand drawer with working lock and key. The whole supported by well turned solid cedar legs raised on polished brass cup castors. Late Victorian origin Australian colonial circa 1880 in the Georgian manner..
This piece could also be used as a sideboard, dressing table or hall table due to its elegant design and depth. Nice patina finish .

 

Dimensions

Height 76cm

Length 101 cm

Depth 66cm
Kneehole height 58cm.

 


Price AUD $1150

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Title   Impressive three drawer French Louis XV Boulle writing desk Bureau Plat leather top

Description

A very impressive ebonised and Boulle inlaid writing desk in the French Louis XIV manner. Superbly inlaid in brass with ornate design and ormolu mounted in the manner of master cabinet maker to King Louis XIV , Andre Charles Boulle 1642-1732.  This magnificent three drawer example is a 20th century replica of an original early 1700's desk, no doubt still standing in the Palace of Versailles . Two ornate drawers in solid timber and shaped fronts flank the central drawer complete with lock and key and all drawers have heavy ornate Rococo handles. Superbly finished rights round it can stand with pride in the middle of any spacious room.

20th century in the early 18th century French manner.

Price SOLD


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Title Elegant Marquetry extension writing table in the neoclassical manner of Empire design 1800's

Dimensions

Height 78cm

Length 141cm

Depth 73cm

Description

Solid mahogany extension table with two drop down leaves raised on elegant Regency sabre legs. The apron with neoclassical satinwood marquetry inlays.  perfect as a writing table or as a centre of sofa table .

legroom clearance is a luxurious 63cm


Circa 1890

Price AUD $1799

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Title   Large antique double sided desk in flame mahogany and green leather inlaid top

Dimensions

Height 78 cm

Width  137 cm
Depth 83 cm

Kneehole clearance H61cm x W62cm


Description

An antique Victorian twin pedestal writing desk in solid mahogany and cedar .

The dark green leather top with gold gilt tooled design.  Below this from left to right are three drawers with turned knobs brass locks and a key .  This section of the desk lifts off in the traditional constructed manner and rests on two separate pedestal sections, each with three graduated sized drawers . These rest on plinth bases raised on elegant turned mahogany bun feet.

In excellent condition with french polished finish and only minor signs of "experience", this is a superbly made piece of English 19th century furniture that can stand in the centre of a room as it is polished all round, a value point as most desks were made to sit aginst a wall. Good modern proportions that are unusual for an antique desk with lots of legroom for the more prosperous executive.

 

English, first half of the 19th century

 


Price  AUD $ 4350

 


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Title  Scandinavian Art Nouveau Art Deco marquetry pedestal desk with interior drawers locks and key

 

  Description

Antique Art Nouveau single pedestal desk of superb quality. The well polished solid top supported by carved molded pediment. The two inlaid marquetry drawers below the top with original working locks and ornate brass handles. These are supported by a single pedestal, a "modesty" panel and a shaped column leg with footrest and is adorned with Empire marquetry inlay.

The whole raised on tapering club feet.

The pedestal door opens with an ingenious spring loaded lock with working key supplied, that pushes the door open when unlocked and reveals three fitted internal polished elm drawers.

The kneehole space has a comfortable clearance of 58 cm and width 51cm , complete with solid mahogany foot rest.


Scandianvia circa 1890- 1905

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 80cm

Width 96cm

Depth 54cm


Price AUD $1699

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Title Rare drop side Regency or Biedermeier writing table with two fitted drawers 1820

Dimensions
Height 73 cm

Width 92 cm

Depth 71 cm

Fold down leaves at 26 cm each in width


Description

German English Regency inspired , 1820 Biedermeier Mahogany sofa writing table with two full depth fitted drawers to apron and fold down extensions.  table is double sided with dummy drawers on the opposite side. Clearance below drawers is 60 cm .

Wonderful original patina pale blonde mahogany top and mahogany veneers with intricate inlays and ebony string and fruitwood details. Raised on two lyre shaped form supports in the Regency manner with sabre leg supports terminating in brass claw feet. The craftsmanship and fruitwood (cherry) inlays are typical of the quality of workmanship demanded by Prussia's most famous neoclassical architect K F Schinkel and may well have been intended for one of his royal patronage.


Berlin Prussia, Circa 1820

Price AUD $5,500

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Title  Rare English Regency brazillian rosewood bureau plat two drawer desk library writing table


Description

English late Regency period desk or library writing table . The desk is double sided but has two drawers on one side and two false drawers on the other. The highly figural brazillian rosewood top on mahogany base with lyre shaped supports and acanthus carved ornaments. The beuatiful rounded sides hint at a centre of the room use.

Good original polished patina


English circa 1825

 

Dimensions
Height 77 cm

Width 167 cm

Depth 70 cm

Clearance below drawers 63cm

 


Price AUD $7,600

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Title    Rare English ELM slope top desk with fitted interior Georgian 1780's

Dimensions
Height 109 cm

Width 98 cm

Depth 50 cm

Fold down knee clearance 75cm


Description

Rare English Georgian solid ELM bureau writing desk.

The fold down slope top reveals an aray of fitted drawer , three a side with pidgeon holes above  all flanking secret drawers and a central key locked door with another fitted drawer within.

All drawers with brass swan neck handles . Raised on elegant bracket feet.

Good original polished patina and complete with two fitted keys.


English circa 1780

Price AUD $3,300

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Title  Marquetry straight fronted Georgian writing desk sideboard dresser Sheraton with 6 drawers

 

 



Description

Superb quality craftsmanship Georgian straight front desk with six drawers. Crossbanded and inlaid each drawer with brass handles and dove tail jointed oak casework. The whole raised on elegant chamfered tapering legs in the Sheraton manner with satinwood inlay.

The elegant shaped arched kneehole with satinwood and ebony detail.


English early 19th century

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 78cm

Width 118cm

Depth 61cm


Price AUD $3499

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Title  Rare Swedish satin birch blonde 1820 Biedermeier Secretaire desk

Dimensions

Height: 128 cm

Width 110 cm

Depth: 50cm



Description

Wonderful antique Karl Johan period Swedish satin birch escritoire secretaire or fall front desk in superb condition circa 1820-1830. Beautifully fitted with internal drawers and central door. The fall front is counter balanced and has an invisible internal steel hinge. Complete with all locks and keys , it very hard to find such a beautiful piece of Empire or Biedermeier furniture in such excellent condition. All locks work smoothly. There is even a cubby hole for your laptop or tablet in the central open compartment. This internal compartment measures for depth 40 cm width 39.5 cm and height 7.5 cm.

Flanked by well turned and carved columns and with nicely detailed top edge. Dates from the first quarter of the 19th century and is very compatible with Biedermeier, Art Deco , Empire or Regency interiors. Superb Satin Birch figuring.


Swedish first half of the 19th century

Price AUD $12,200


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Title  French Empire Bureau Abattant in flame mahogany and ormolu

 

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 141cm

Width 98cm

Marble top Depth 46cm

Description

An antique French Empire Secretaire bureau desk in highly figured flame mahogany veneer on oak case . Solid marble top rests on a full width drawer with ormolu mounts. The fall front desk below is flanked by ormolu caryatid supports and opens to reveal internal drawers and columns flanking a central cabinet space all in flame mahogany. The inlaid leather writing surface appears to be the original with traces or gold leaf tooling.

Lovely ormolu escutcheons and original working lock and key.

The interior writing surface opens to with gilt border leather top and desk height 73cm, depth 53 cm and width 73 cm .

Below the fall front desk , locked behing two solid doors are three drawers, the bottom one with working lock and key.

Perfect as a hallway piece due to its narrow depth of body.

 

French Empire early 1800's

 


Price AUD $4495

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Title  Antique Italian neoclassical mahogany cylinder front desk with marquetry inlay 19th century

 

 

Dimensions

Height 191cm

Width 105cm

Depth 51cm

Description

Superb quality Mahogany Cylinder front desk with fitted interior.

This beautiful piece of early 1800's furniture is elegant and with ornate inlay in fruitwood .

 

It is beautifully veneered in vertical book matched mahogany.

Three compartments with doors , the central door is concave shaped and features Sphynx inlays and open to internal shelved spaces. The full width drawer below this and with wrtiting desk cylinder top and pull out writing surface. Fitted interior with four drawers with turned ivory knobs.

Three good sized drawers underneath, all with marquetry inlays in fruitwood and mahogany on oak case. The whole raided on short tapering legs.

All locks, drawers open smoothly work well and keys are supplied

Writing surface measures Height 80cm, Width 91 cm, Depth 40 cm


North Italian   19th century

 


Price AUD $2650

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Title  Georgian 18th century inlaid oak fall front bureau desk

 

 

Extreme Dimensions

Height 107cm

Width 117cm

Depth 58cm

Description

Gorgeous antique 18th century oak bureau desk on chest, with fall front writing surface that opens with a key and original lock to reveal 8 internal stepped drawers and compartments and a further four drawers behing a locked inlaid central door, complete with key.

Two pull out desk rests flank each side of the first drawer and three draduated size drawers fitted below.

The whole resting on original squat shaped legs. The desk writing surface height is 78cm from floor.

Lovely original patina ads to the charm of this piece.


English 18th century

 


Price AUD $4950

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Title Antique Art Deco Biedermeier writing table in mahogany with full length drawer and extension leaves


Description

Good quality antique Mahogany desk or writing table with fitted full length single drawer (original lock with working key) . The flame mahoganyshaped front is nicely book matched and the ogee shape echoes the opposite side.

Raised on elegant lyre shaped supports with ebonised detailed moldings and out swept Regency scroll legs. The unusually large drop leaf extensions allow for dining or supper uses.

 

Beautiful ebonised piano black polished top and drop leaves


Scandinavian Circa 1885


Dimensions

height 73cm

width 95/119/143cm

depth 68 cm
Clearance below drawer 57cm

 


Price AUD $1,750

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Title: Antique Biedermeier lyre based occassional table

Dimensions

Height 73 cm

Width  106 cm
Length 65

 

 


Description

Pale mahogany and fruitwood Biedermeier period inlaid centre table with shaped lyre supports and string inlaid legs.

German possibly Berlin 1825 .

 

Ideal size for a desk or centre table. Original french polished patina finish.

 

German Biedermeier 1825

 


Price $ 975 AUD

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Title   large English Regency style mahogany drum table library table

Dimensions

Height 82 cm

Width  104 cm
Depth 104 cm

Height under apron 70 cm


Description

Antique Mahogany drum shaped library table with tooled gilt leather top and four fitted drawers and four false drawers. Raised on gun barrel turned centre column and four sabre legs ending in heavy brass claw feet on solid brass castors. Dovetailed mahogany drawers with beaded edges and brass ring pull handles. Original patina in the English Regency manner

 

 

English early 20th century

 


Price AUD $ 3875

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Title French Louis XV Style rosewood marquetry five drawer Bureau Plat Desk



Description

French ladies desk, Louis XV style Bureau Plat with fine gilt bronze ormolu mounts and veneers in kingwood and pallisander (rosewood). Fitted with five drawers and false drawers to the other side. The original green coloured tooled gilt embossed leather top should speak volumes!

 

French furniture early 20th century


Dimensions

Height 77cm

Length 115cm

Depth 65cm



Price AUD $3895

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Title    Gorgeous Biedermeier pale cylinder top writing desk Empire influence marquetry inlaid Artd Deco interior


Description

A rare small Scandinavian cylinder top writing chest in pure empire manner. The smooth lines when closed clearly influenced the Art Deco period of the century that followed.

Empire design but of Biedermeier simplicity, the vertical veneered case in pale bleached mahogany, a scandinavian sun effect.

The solid cylinder roll top opens up with a key and reveals a flight of 3 drawers each flanking an ornately inlaid central door with lock and key. The pull out writing desk drawer surface 78cm from ground and apron clearance height below at 67 cm.

All locks and keys open smoothly.

 

Danish late 19th century


Dimensions

Height 105 cm

Width 85 cm

depth 47 cm

 


Price  AUD $1840

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Title Rare antique Biedermeier walnut flat top desk 1830 with gilt leather top bronze escutcheons



Description

Beautifully well figured walnut  antique Biedermeier desk. Well polished and unusually veneered all round so it can stand in the middle of a room. This signifies that this piece was made for the nobility with much larger rooms available for reception.

Tthe twin pedestals with a flight of three drawers on one side joined by a central drawer and a false drawer front door to the right hand side.

Gilt tooled leather top and bronze shield shaped escutcheons. Each drawer with its own key in the traditional method to open and close Biedermeier cabinets with.

With chamfered corners for elegance and lightness the  whole raised on taper legs.


South German circa 1830

 

Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Width 152 cm

Depth 76 cm

 


Price AUD $12,850

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Title  Rare 12 column Biedermeier mahogany fall front desk with secret drawer  1820

Dimensions

Height 196cm

Width 117cm

Depth 56cm

Description

Superb quality Mahogany on solid oak

Schinkel design Biedermeier period fall front desk.

This beautiful piece of 1820 furniture is the ultimate in a Biedermeier desk with the inclusion of 12 turned mahogany columns . It is beautifully veneered in book matched pyramid Flame mahogany. Fitted drawers still retain most of the original Mother of Pearl escutcheons and all original locks. 3 keys supplied to match. The writing surface opens with a lead internal counter balance weight  for easy. Inside you will find a flight of 8 drawers flanking an inlaid central door with column pilasters and arched top. Above this is an array of pidgeon holes in mahogany  which has a secret compartment hidden within.

The heart shaped cartouche to the centre is a beautiful reminder that in any writing of letters always be ture to your heart.

The writing surface fall front measures H 85cm D 54 cm W 94 cm


German Circa 1820

Price AUD $14,300

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Title rare double sided Swedish Empire Mahogany Sofa Table Early Karl Johan period centre table


Description

Swedish Empire Mahogany sofa table with two fitted drawers to apron and fold down extensions. Wonderful flame mahogany veneers and raised on a central lyre form pedestal supported by four scroll form legs in the neo-classical style of the Empire periodand raised with original brass castors.

 


Sweden Circa 1815

 

Dimensions
Height 80 cm

Width 95 cm

Depth 65 cm

Extended width 135 cm

 


Price AUD $5795

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Title French Empire Mahogany Desk 1830
French Empire Mahogany desk 1830

Dimensions Height 76cm Length 135cm Depth 64cm
PLUS 44cm extension slides to each end, leather topped.
Description Antique French Empire Mahogany with brass trip molding , ormolu mounts and handles. Complete with key this rare empire desk dates from the first half of the 19th century. It has a tooled green leather top and has a leather top writing slide extensions each end. This type of desk that is meant to be set up against a wall not free standing, in order to save space in the interior.
Circa 1830

Price AUD $13,500

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Title  Antique French 2nd Empire desk brass inlaid mahogany 1860 Paris

Description

An antique French desk .

This beautifull smaller petite desk is from France and it dates to the Napoleon III/Second Empire period of 1852-1870. It is made from solid mahogany french polish finished to a warm reddish color. There are bronze inserts in flutes of the legs and in the top ornamentation. The writing surface is gilt tooled leather in perfect condition.

This is a very high quality piece with excellent fit and finish including a pireced brass gallery and original bevelled edge mirror back.

All the drawers open and close smoothly and the main drawer locks and there is an ornate brass key.   Raised on turned and fluted legs with brass fillets and with brass turned feet.

Overall this desk is in very good antique condition .

French mid 19th century


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Title Impressive Art Deco Zebra wood and steel desk


Description

A truly impressive Art Deco style desk with three fitted drawers with chrome handles and interior all veneered in highly figurative Zebra wood.

Raised on twin u shaped polished steel supports and joined by elegant curved block slab feet .

This bespoke made desk was made to order by Eric Brand in the USA.

Height below apron and drawer is a luxurious 64cm .

This desk or its twin was used in the US movie True Blood.

 


American  late 20th century


Price $12,800

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Title French Louis XVI Directoire style Cherrywood colour Bureau Plat Desk

Dimensions

Height 75 cm

Depth 75 cm

Width 135 cm

Description

A superb and practical solid French Cherrywood coloured faded mahogany flat top desk with five drawers , with gilt brass ring pull handles and key.

The gilt tooled dark green leather top inserted into the top with a brass fillet edging.

Raised on elegant taper legs fitted with brass feet.

This Directoire style desk is finished all round so it can stand in the middle of a room.

The knee area measures a generous H 65cm x W 54cm.
French  20th century

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Title Impressive Empire style Chin de Noir and gold leaf desk.

Dimensions

Height 82 cm

Depth 92 cm

Width 183 cm

Description

A truly impressive Empire Style desk in carved mahogany with gold leaf decoration, gilt bronze mounts and black laquer finish. The three drawers to frieze with grecian key pattern fronts mounted with gilt lions head handles.

a Substantial piece of furniture that can stand in the middle of the room.

The top with three leather inserts with gold tooled edges.


American  late 20th century
Originally retailed in the USA by Luxury Furniture for $17,750 USD


Price

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Title   large double sided English Regency style teak brass and leather hide desk raised on sabre legs,

Dimensions

Height 73 cm

Width  152 cm
Depth 91 cm

 


Description

A truly impressive antique Georgian Regency style writing table or library desk with three drawers to each side, double sided as a true partners desk should be. Six drawers all up.

Dovetailed drawers with solid brass handles and raised on Regency sabre legs terminating with fine brass lions paws feet and brass castors. The top with dark green gilt leather inlay . Only a few minor marks from 40 years of use. Overall in wonderful good used condition , see all images.

 

 

English mid to late 20th century,

 


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Title  French Directoire Style Bureau Plat Desk in mahogany with extension slides at each end

Dimensions

Height 76cm

Length 130cm

Depth 70cm

Extensions each :

Width 54cm

Length 42 cm

Description

French Louis XVI style or Directoire Bureau Plat desk, raised on turned and fluted legs with fine brass turned mounts and gilt engine cut gilt bronze inlaid panels.

Each side is veneered with flame mahogany and framed in solid brass moldings and is finished right round as a centre of the room desk.

the drawers are hand cut oak dovetailed and fitted brass handles. the centre drawer has the original brass lock and key.

(1920's French made) piece of French furniture. Superb quality. The original leather top has tooled edges in gilt and retains the patina of a well used bureau that only comes with time.
Circa 1920

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Title Grand French Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Desk
Dimensions Height 76cm Length 170cm Depth 86cm

Description French Louis XV style Bureau Plat desk with fine gilt ormolu mounts and cross banded veneers in mahogany and satinwood. Fitted with three full length drawers and three false drawers to the other side. Gold tooled gilt embossed leather top should speak volumes! A nice piece of French mid century furniture .
Circa 1970

Price  SOLD
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Title  French Louis XVI Style Bureau Plat Desk in mahogany

Dimensions

Height 80cm

Length 140cm

Depth 74cm

Description

French Louis XVI style Bureau Plat desk, raised on turned and fluted legs with fine brass turned mounts.

Each side is veneered with flame mahogany and framed in solid brass moldings and is finished right round as a centre of the room desk.

the drawers are dovetailed and fitted brass handles. the centre drawer has the original brass lock and key.

(1950's French made) piece of French furniture. Superb quality. The original leather top has tooled edges in gilt and retains the patina of a well used bureau that only comes with time.
Circa 1950

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Title SWEDISH ANTIQUE Painted ROCOCO fold down desk on chest

Dimensions Height 104cm Length 104cm Depth 53cm

Description An Antique Provincial Scandinavian painted pine secretaire chest with mercury gilded handeles and escutcheons and fine fitted interior. Traces of original paint  to interior, with traditional lime wash finish to exterior. Finely sculpted body with shaped lower apron. All external drawers have fully functioning locks and key is provided. The internal 9 drawers have shaped sides and a central lockable door with key.

Iron hinges with hand cut steel screws and a central pull out support for the fall front.

A lovely piece of early Gustavian style furniture , hard to find in Australia. 19th century Danish or Swedish origin.

 

 


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Title    Original vintage Danish mid century walnut desk double sided 1950's with brass handles and feet

Description

Original 1950's Danish walnut desk with curved sides and six drawers and working original key. Excellent proportion desk with elegant brass handles to drawers and shaped curved kneehole of generous height of 68cm.

Gorgeous walnut feature veneer in original polished condition.

The shaped curved sides accentuated by the top curves and raised on elegant turned tapering legs with brass feet.

Polished all round so it can stand in the centre of a room. The other side has a fitted bookshelf in walnut for storage.

Classic design with superb use of elegant timbers, see all images to show just how good this desk really is.

Denmark 1950 orignal.

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Title English Regency Mahogany library table two drawer desk


Description EnglishRegency style Mahogany leather top library table  with two drawers and two dummy drawers. this is a centre of the room pice and is finished all round. It is in the Regency style with elegant swan neck handles on both sides and raised on shaped slay feet terminating in brass castors. Mid 20th century English Regency style vintage

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Title English oak pedestal desk with leather insert 5 drawers and spindle gallery trays 

An antique English late 19th century solid oak writing desk. The tooled and gilt leather inset top over two pedestal bases with five fitted drawers. Each drawer with original brass handles and centre drawer with working lock and key. Two lower spindle galleries are ideal for books storage or printer platform.


English late 19th century


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Title    Impressive Captains campaign desk in mahogany with brass handles

Description

An impressive mahogany Captains campaign desk . The three drawer top with black leather inserts and brass campaign handles. Each drawer is dovetailed and works smoothly.

The solid mahogany turned legs with brass caps and brass castors and original patina.

Brass military style campaign handles  open and close to leave a flat surface. brass corners complete the piece. The legs can be unscrewed for transport and are fitted in pairs. The ingenious design allows for minimal space storage and ideal for any steamship era transport!

Knee height clearnace is 61cm .


Price SOLD


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