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Antique French Mahogany Empire Style Desk

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Burrells Antique Desks

This antique has been viewed 8 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This beautiful antique French Empire Style desk is made from well figured mahogany timbers. It is decorated throughout with a moulded brass bordered trim.
The desk has recently been cleaned and waxed polished which has brought out the beautiful patina.
The top has an old bottle green hide writing surface with gilt tooling surrounded by a band of mahogany with a moulded brass border.
To either side of the top are concealed slides with matching green hide surfaces, extending the working surface from 57 inches (147cm) to 84 inches (213cm) 
The top is fitted with 3 drawers and there are three drawers to each pedestal. All drawers are oak lined the original brass locks and escutcheons and brass keys.
There are no handles as the drawers are designed to be opened by the keys.
The pedestals have plinth bases with hidden castors and connecting the pedestals at the back of the desk is a vanity board.
The desk is made in three sections for ease of transportation and installation. 
This delightful good quality antique French desk with its architectural style id designed to be used
as a free-standing piece of furniture and focal point of a room.
Width: 57 inches - 147cm 
Width of each slide: 13.5 inches - 34cm
Depth: 31.5 inches - 80cm
Height: 31 inches - 79 cm
Height to kneehole: 24 inches - 61cm
Width of kneehole: 23.5 inches - 60cm 
If you are interested in this Antique French Empire Style Pedestal Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN750
We specialise in good quality antique desks, writing / library tables and chairs. We sympathetically restore our furniture using traditional methods and ship world-wide to your door. We are happy to answer any queries you may have. For a no-obligation shipping quote just send your delivery address. We look forward to hearing from you!
Internal Ref: SN750


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 79 cm (31.1")
Width = 147 cm (57.9")
Depth = 80 cm (31.5")

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Burrells Antique Desks
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Studio House,
143 Chester Road South,
DY10 1XB
United Kingdom

(Near Junction 5 of M5 and Junction 1 of M42)

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