A Very Good Quality Mid 19th Century Burr Walnut Pedestal Desk, Of Rare Diminutive Proportions, Having Attractive Inset Gilt Tooled Leather Top, With Inlaid Decoration Throughout And Eleven Drawers Retaining Original Turned Wooden Knobs, Raised On Original Plinth Base With Castors.
This desk boasts attractive and extremely well figured burr walnut veneers and is quite exceptional quality throughout with the all important drawers still running as smoothly as the day they were made and also retaining their original handles.
The small but practical size is a breath of fresh air for those with little available floor space to set up a working from home environment, yet somehow it still manages to be big enough and offers enough storage for practical day to day working.
Georgian and Victorian pedestal desks vary wildly in style, shape, size, finish and quality, but this example is right at the top of the tree in that respect and is one of the very best you will find of it’s type. The burr walnut veneers are absolutely fabulous, so decorative in their design.
The desk does come into three pieces for ease of transportation as is common for this period and that of course makes it even easier to get into absolutely any location around the home which the purchaser desires.
As with all items which we offer for sale this 19th century desk has been attended to in our workshops, by our highly skilled, trained antique furniture restorers and received a traditional wax polish finish to ensure that it is absolutely ready to be placed straight into a home, or office environment.
Kneehole Gap is 24.25in High by 17in Wide.