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Antique English Art Deco Burr Walnut Office Desk (circa 1930)


£975 | $1,298 USD | €1,105 EUR
Item Number: SA619734
Date of manufacture: 1930
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Yolanda Gray Antiques
This antique has been viewed 16 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Here is an example of a fine quality and unusual Art Deco bureau / desk, incorporating shelves below, circa 1930, in excellent original condition.

• Item: Bureau / Desk
• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Provenance: England, UK
• Size: 2ft 6Ό” wide by 1ft 4” deep
• Superb figured walnut veneers
• Vertical hinged fall to top section
• Fitted desk interior + drawer
• Twin cupboards below
• Internal cupboard dividers
• Original working locks & keys
• Classic Art Deco styling
• Curved corners, stepped design & clean lines
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent original condition
• Single piece item

Here is an example of a fine quality and unusual Art Deco bureau / desk, incorporating shelves below, circa 1930, in excellent original condition. The bureau features a hinged fall, secured by twin brass stays, to reveal a large writing surface area. The interior comprises 4 internal pigeon holes. These pigeon holes are ideal for storing paperwork or mail. The fall is decorated with stunning mirror matched burr walnut veneers and is fitted with the original working brass lever lock (with key). Further below, there are two adjustable shelves, which are idea for storing magazines and books. The bureau is raised on a recessed black plinth and the whole piece incorporates classic Art Deco styling with curved clean minimalist lines.

Condition Report:
This bureau is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no marks, stains or scratches to the top of the desk or inside the compartments. The fall and cupboard doors feature the original working lock and keys. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through the years of care and cleaning it has received. This is a single piece item; it does not dismantle into sections. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.

Desk Dimensions:
External Height = 106.8cm or 42” or 3ft 6”
External Width = 68.6cm or 27” or 2ft 3”
External Depth = 39.1cm or 15½” or 1ft 3½”
Writing Height = 77.5cm or 30½” or 2ft 6½”

The following dimensions relate to the writing interior of the bureau:

Interior Height = 27.5cm or 10”
Interior Width = 63cm or 24Ύ” or 2ft 0Ύ”
Interior Depth = 36.5cm or 14” or 1ft 2”

The price for this item is £975 including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*.

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We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee).

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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1930.


Height = 106.8 cm (42.0")
Width = 68.6 cm (27.0")
Depth = 39.1 cm (15.4")

Seller Details

Yolanda Gray Antiques
Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
United Kingdom

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