An unusual Victorian Antique Davenport Desk reputed to have been made for the great exhibition at Crystal Palace in 1851.

This is a very stylish antique Davenport Desk which has been made with great skill and care from fine quality  burr walnut and being inset with decorative inlaid lines and crests in ebony and fruit wood.

Upon inspection you will find two lidded lockable compartments located at the top, the smaller one being suitable for pens, letters, stamps and other small items of stationery. There is a larger compartment also which houses five small drawers together with a small cupboard.

As you can see from the above image, this antique Davenport Desk also has it’s original leather inset hand tooled writing surface which is in excellent condition and complements the piece perfectly.

There is a  lower cupboard which is fitted with two by-fold doors and a shelf and a total of four deep-set drawers – ideal for storing stationery.

It is clear that this Antique Davenport Desk has been skilfully made by a master craftsman and you should inspect the quality of the work to satisfy yourself of this. The desk is finished on all sides which means that you have total flexibility as to where you wish to place the desk and you do not have to be restricted to placing it against a wall. Good-looking and versatile too.

We’ve restored this antique Davenport Desk in our own workshops and offer it for sale at just £1900 in truly excellent condition.

The measurements of this Antique Davenport Desk are as follows:

Height 155 cm x Width 98 cm x Depth 52 cm or, if you prefer the measurements in feet and inches, Height 5 ft, 1 in x Width 3 ft, 3 in x Depth 1 ft, 8 in.

You are welcome to call our in-house furniture experts and discuss this piece or any of our other Desirable Desks – please quote our reference number 06746 in order to avoid confusion when doing so, thank you.

This Antique Davenport Desk can be carefully packed and shipped to virtually any destination but please contact us to request a shipping quotation before placing an order. Residents of the UK mainland will receive free delivery on this item.