Circa 1860. An exhibition quality mid Victorian burr walnut desk of unusual proportions. The top with two shaped shelves, supported by fluted uprights, the lower tier with a similar moulded edge supported on a wonderful scrolling arm which finishes with a pair of substantial finials. The top drawer pulls out to reveal a tooled and gilded leather insert writing surface, with inkwell to one side. The drawer is moulded and has fine burr walnut facing, side of this there is a pair of ribbed sections and three further drawers beneath each with raised shaped panels in burr walnut, with a single hinged locking arm, which secures all three drawers. The sides are in burr walnut and the whole piece rests on an enclosed moulded base.
122cm High, 66cm Wide, 54cm Deep