French writing bureau with fall, secret compartment and key. A beautiful and prctical desk for your paper work regardless of whether you are using pen and parchment, tablet or laptop. Measurements are 85 cm by 50 cm deep x 76 cm at the desk and the overall height 98 cm. Price was $785, now $585.
Georgian antique writing bureau mid-1800s with fall front in excellent original condition. Fitted interior and brass handles. Measurements are 86 cm wide 47 cm deep, 99 cm high at the back 80 centimetres high at the desktop. Price $790
Writing bureau sometimes called a fall front desk. This particularly well made piece of furniture is compact, elegant and useful. What a rare combination. Measurements are 90 cm wide, 44 cm deep and 108cm high. The writing or desk height 75 cm.
A very rare item. A fall front desk with a piano hinge (very strong) and multiple drawers inside the desk and also below. Probably made around 1960/1970.
103 cm wide x 50 cm deep and 116 cm high.
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From the early 20th Century this fall front desk or escritoire provides a compact desk for laptop or conventional (pen and paper) work. Lift the desk up and your workspace is discretely hidden, while your books are still accessible below. Please note the period brassware.
60 cm wide x 31 cm deep and 116 cm high.
From the early 1900’s this bureau was made in England from oak in the Jacobean Revival style. A very useful piece of furniture that provides a compact desk. The lighter colour shows off the grain in this piece.
60 cm wide x 46 cm deep and 100 cm high.
An oak desk made in England around 1950. A leather topped writing surface with a (rare) piano hinge running the whole width and giving significantly more strength than is customary. Pigeon holes are inside. The exterior features elaborate carving.
80 cm wide x 46 cm deep and 100 cm high.
A well made and compact writing desk with a fall front writing desk. Made in Italy in the last half of the 1900’s. A very useful item that won’t look out of place in the smaller or larger home.
65 cm x 45 cm deep and 96 cm high.
A reproduction Louis XV fall front writing bureau. Made in France in the mid 1900’s. With locks and multiple drawers this useful piece of furniture has a marble top. The fall front desk surface is covered with gold tooled leather. Please note the solid brass ormolu decoration. We make no secret of our enthusiasm for these compact desks which have come back into favour in the age of the laptop computer. There are some small veneer losses which do not impede use and could be addressed in a number of ways.
76 cm wide x 38 cm high and 131 cm high.
An antique desk with a folding top in the Dutch style, Made in Northern Europe in the mid 1800’s, this useful piece of furniture is entirely practical in large or more modest accomodation, offering a large ready to use cleared desk with paperwork drawers in the upper compartment. Below three further huge drawers for your clothes, or whatever you wish. The covert surprise, the secret compartment hidden in the writing top. Please don’t tell any one!
So what’s the bad news? In 1870 someone left a wine glass brimming with burgundy on the top, and there is a ring mark from the foot. Remove it if you wish.
130 cm wide x 60 cm deep and 107 cm high
Price A$ 1520