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
A tall cabinet incorpoating a drop down desk with a gold tooled leather top. Similar in style to the fabulous Godwin cabinet with drop down desk recently sold by Leski’s in Armadale for $220,000. Well slightly similar!
On a more serious note, we make no secret of the fact that we love these tall desks that take up as much space as a book case and yet offer the desk writing option.
Solid oak and exhibiting some small issues associated with age.Please contact us for more related information.
105 cm wide x 35 cm deep x 184 cm high.
Antique Bureau Desk Escritoire Secretaire
An antique bureau that closes to provide a burr walnut and rosewood side table.
As you can see from the photos, the desk includes some storage drawers.
110 cms wide, 55 cms deep and 90 cms high.
Roll top desk in great working order. Yes even the roll top which locks. At some time in the past a similar bookshelf has been made that sits securely on top. It can be removed and sold separately if not required.
Roll top 136 cm x 78 cm x 112 cm high
Bookshelf 133 cm x 32 cm x 65 cm high
A compact and elegant writing bureau or escritoire made in France in the 1900’s. Fall front desk with leather top writing surface, drawers and pigeon holes. Featuring brass ormolu decoration on the legs and lock.
75 cms wide 42 cms deep and 91 cms high.
An English oak bookcase incorporating a leather topped writing table or desk with pigeon holes and drawer. This piece separates into two for transport and the base includes two large drawers. Definitely made in England, probably 1910 to 1930.
As previously mentioned in earlier posts, the small base size ( 40c x90c wide ) makes these desks suitable for the most compact rooms. Yet at two metres high it possesses many of the necessities of life. Bookcase, desk and storage below for papers or clothes.
Pray don’t be put off by the blocks under the front legs. Due to the ancient and wobbly nature of our lovely old Victorian shop, the main i.e. most often walked on, part of the floor is about 2 centimetres lower than the bit next to the skirting board. This will not need lifters on a flat floor $865.