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Edwardian Small Inverted Breakfront Mahogany Inlaid Leather Writing Desk C1905


£599 | $749 USD | €679 EUR
Item Number: SA1044417
Date of manufacture: Edwardian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Leeds Antiques
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Edwardian Small Inverted Breakfront Mahogany Inlaid Leather Writing Desk C1905


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An Edwardian period, mahogany inlaid with leather inset top, small pedestal writing desk, Circa 1905. This desk features an original gilt and tooled border, red leather hide skiver, in the inverted breakfront top. Bordered with satinwood and ebony band, and complete with reeded edge. Over twin pedestals with bank of four drawers, all graduated in height, with matching inlaid banding, brass pull handles, original locks with working key and brass escutcheons. Central kneehole with further drawer, complete with inlaid spandrels. The pedestals raised on aproned bases with reeded edge tops. Sat on original castors. Solid oak drawer linings.
Considerably heavy for its size and very well made. This desk is very well presented.
An attractive, high quality desk, of lovely small proportions. In very good working condition, serviced, cleaned and waxed, now very much ready for use.
This desk measures approximately 72.25 cm (28.5") tall, 99 cm (39") wide, and 59 cm (23.25") deep. The kneehole measures 42 cm (16.5") wide and 55.75 cm (22") tall.
Please see the pictures for details of the items condition. - This desk is in a good condition, commensurate with its age, and is structurally sound and sturdy. Some marks and blemishes, see pictures. No obvious signs of damage or repair. The original leather is in very good condition, with only a little but charming wear, with gilt and tooled border mostly intact. The left side and one of the drawers have a few losses to the inlaid banding. Replacement handles. All original locks, all but two are working, complete with key and tassel. Original escutcheons. All drawers run well. Fully serviced, cleaned, waxed, and ready for use. - As with all vintage & antique furniture there will be signs of use, marks, wear & tear, etc.
*Free UK Shipping is included in the price. Does not include, UK islands, Northern Ireland, Scotland north of Sterling. If you require delivery to any of these please contact me for a shipping quote
Delivery usually takes between 1 to 3 weeks from receipt of payment to mainland England (with the exception of Devon and Cornwall); 2 to 4 weeks for Scotland.
Delivery is by hand, by either ourselves or an independent Man & Van type courier. As such deliveries take time to be scheduled, arranged, collected and delivered. We will always take great care when handling, moving and delivering your item, so you can be assured its in safe hands, even the most delicate of pieces. The service we provide is a one man and to the front door service, but where possible and with assistance as necessary, we will help you move your item to where you require within your property.
If you do have any urgent or important requirements, please contact me beforehand. I would much rather meet and exceed all your expectations than disappoint you in any way.
International shipping (outside of the UK) please contact me for a quote.
This item can be collected by appointment from LS21 2LP. Full address details on request.
This item is available for return within 30 days of receipt. Goods must be returned in the same condition as when received. Buyer is responsible for the cost of return shipping. Goods remain the responsibility of the buyer until they have been received back. No refund for courier shipping costs will be made.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Edwardian.


Height = 72.2 cm (28.4")
Width = 99 cm (39.0")
Depth = 59 cm (23.2")

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Leeds Antiques
Gillcroft Farm
Greenmires Lane
LS21 2LP
United Kingdom

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