This is a very nice Antique French Kidney shaped Writing Table, Desk or Bureau Plat dating from around 1860. It is shown here in its original, untouched, excellent condition, clearly having been lovingly cared for from the day it was made over 150 years ago. The table will be restored as necessary before delivery, at no further cost.

It would truly be a pleasure to be able to sit and work on this lovely rosewood and satinwood marquetry kidney writing table which features beautiful, decorative, ormolu mounts. As you can see, the table top itself is decorated with exquisite satinwood floral and foliate marquetry work carried out on a on a deeply coloured rosewood base – clearly the work of a master craftsman.

The table has a useful and very attractive drawer for storing stationery and other items.

The decorative marquetry work is further complimented by the various gilded ormolu mounts which located all over this lovely kidney shaped writing table.

Prospective buyers should note that this kidney shaped writing table is finished on all sides so that it can stand freely in the middle of a room and does not have to be placed against a wall.


This kidney shaped writing table stands some 76cm in height and 124cm wide x  76cm deep. If you prefer your measurements in feet and inches, that would be; 2 feet, 6 inches high x 4 feet, 1 inch wide x  2 feet, 6 inches deep.


Available for worldwide shipping, please contact us to get a shipping quotation. UK mainland shipping will be free of charge.

This lovely French writing table is offered for sale at just £3750. If you would like to view the piece it is located at our north London antique showrooms but if you can’t make the trip please feel free to call and discuss with one of our resident experts. Please quote item reference 07785 when contacting us, in order to avoid confusion.

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