Antique English Art Deco Figured Walnut & Glass Cloud Shaped Pedestal Office Desk (Circa 1930)

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Object Description

This is a fine quality antique Art Deco figured walnut serpentine cloud shaped pedestal desk, with a glass top, circa 1930, in excellent condition.

Summary:
• Item: Pedestal Desk
• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Wood: Figured Walnut
• Size: 3ft 11¼” wide x 1ft 9⅝” deep
• Superb figured walnut veneer figuration
• Cloud shape / serpentine front
• Small up-stand
• Removable shaped glass top
• Curved corners, stepped design & clean lines
• Skyscraper stepped design
• 9x working drawers
• Sycamore drawer linings
• Original drawer knobs & handles
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Single piece desk
• Free 14-day UK returns

Description:
This is a fine quality antique Art Deco figured walnut serpentine cloud shaped pedestal desk, with a glass top, circa 1930, in excellent condition. The desk boasts a classic “skyscraper” design, with a stepped serpentine shaped top section above two bow shaped pedestals. The top of the desk features stunning quality figured walnut, mirror-matched veneers, with a shaped removable glass top. The top section consists of three serpentine shaped drawers above a bank of three bowed drawers in each pedestal, with a small gallery upstand to the rear of the desk. The desk retains its original walnut knobs and handles. The pedestals sit on elegant recessed art deco curved plinths. This desk boasts classic Art Deco styling in the overall design of the curved corners, clean lines to the tops, the handles and the feet. The drawers feature sycamore linings. This is a single piece desk. It is unusual to see of a desk of this design and shape in the marketplace.

The desk boasts a rich walnut colour. It has a fantastic colour and patinaton; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.

This desk would look superb in a variety of rooms from the work place to the home office. The desk would certainly grace any home or office and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional.

Dimensions:
External height = 80.4cm or 31⅝” or 2ft 7⅝”
External Width = 120cm or 47¼” or 3ft 11¼”
External Depth = 55cm or 21⅝” or 1ft 9⅝”
Writing Height = 74.7cm or 29⅜” or 2ft 5⅜”
Writing Width = 105.3cm or 41½” or 3ft 5½”
Writing Depth = 44.5cm or 17½” or 1ft 5½”
Knee Height = 60.1cm or 23⅝” or 1ft 11⅝”
Knee Width (Pedestal Body) = 51.5cm or 20¼” or 1ft 8¼”
Knee Width (Pedestal Plinth) = 52.5cm or 20⅝” or 1ft 8⅝”

Price:
The price for this item is £1,650 including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*.

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at www.yolagray.com for further items and information.

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Object Condition

This is a fine quality antique Art Deco figured walnut serpentine cloud shaped pedestal desk, with a glass top, circa 1930, in excellent condition, which has been adapted from a dressing table. The desk has been French polished by hand, to a professional standard, in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination are of an excellent standard. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and insides of drawers, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no stains or scratches to the top of the desk. The drawers retain their original handles. The drawers also feature dovetail construction, hardwood interiors and quarter beading, closing flush to the frame. This is a single piece desk; it does not dismantle into sections. The desk boasts a mellow walnut colour. It has a fantastic colour and patinaton; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.

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Organsdale Farm
Kelsall
Tarporley
Cheshire
CW6 0SR
United Kingdom

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