Author: Steve Jex

Antique Victorian Davenport Desk in Burr Walnut – Price £1750

Here is an opportunity to acquire an antique Victorian Davenport desk, skilfully crafted from the most beautiful burr walnut with tastefully applied inlay work and dating from around 1870.   This antique Davenport desk has a hinged top which is surmounted with a pierced brass three quarter gallery which encloses a thoughtfully divided interior suitable for the storage of stationery items such as ink, pens, paper, envelopes and, of course your letters and other documents. The writing fall is hinged and has the benefit of a gilt tooled green leather writing surface which encloses a delightful satin walnut interior...

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Antique Victorian Pedestal Desk in Mahogany c.1860 – Price £4250

This is a compact antique Victorian pedestal desk which we have dated to have been made around 1860 and which is offered for sale in truly excellent condition. The desk is made from carefully selected flame mahogany of the very finest quality as a close inspection of the photographs supplied will confirm. The desk top writing surface is inset with a rectangular green leather insert which has been gold tooled and also features an attractive ogee moulded edge which has elegantly rounded corners. To provide storage there are three good sized drawers located in the frieze in addition to three...

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Louis Revival Marquetry Antique Bonheur Du Jour C 1860 – £4750

Here we have a very fine example of an antique Louis Revival Marquetry Bonheur Du Jour which dates from around 1860 and which we are proud to offer for sale in truly excellent condition. This Louis Revival French marquetry inlaid ormolu mounted Bonheur Du Jour, or Ladies writing desk, is a feast for the eyes with its abundance of beautiful marquetry decoration that is quite obviously the work of a master craftsman, or most likely several master craftsmen. The craft of marquetry is one which takes a long time to master and uses costly materials so it goes without...

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Antique Victorian Partners Desk Victorian Pedestal Desk c.1860 – £4250

This is a beautiful antique Victorian Partners Desk or Victorian Pedestal Desk, in mahogany, with original leather writing surface, which dates from around 1860. Quite apart from its wonderful good looks, this fine example of a Victorian partners desk has something else to offer – lots and lots of storage space on both sides and the most desirable of working surfaces, as you can see from the images we have supplied. The working surface still has it’s original inset green leather and gold tooled insert which gives it the character it deserves. This is a very pleasant and tactile...

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Victorian Antique Library Table 8ft Long in Mahogany – Partners Library table C1880 – Price £2850

For those with the space necessary to accomodate it, this is a real masterpiece of an antique library table – almost 8ft long and likely to be the centre of attention wherever it is placed. If it is a victorian antique library table that you are looking for, you are unlikely to find one better than this. If hand carved mahogany is your thing, there’s plenty to be found on this excellent partners library table. Dating from around 1880, this antique library table can actually be accurately described as a partners library table since it is finished on both...

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