Fully restored and beautifully French polished, we now offer for sale this lovely antique French Ormolu mounted partners desk or bureau plat dating from around 1880. Priced at just £7,750 this important and imposing piece is sure to attract a lot of interest so be sure to take a closer look as soon as you can.

Measuring some 5 ft 1 inch wide this is a large and impressive item of antique French furniture that has been expertly fashioned by craftsmen from top quality mahogany and then finished with a series of decorative ormolu mounts. The desk is finished on both sides and is therefore classed as a partners desk as it could be used by two people simultaneously, one either side. The added benefit of this is that the desk need not be placed against a wall as it looks good from every angle, front and back and can be placed anywhere in the room!

The partners desk has a rectangular top decorated with a gilt bronze border together with raised corner cartouches. It still has the original black leather inset writing surface which has a decorative ormolu border and which is in excellent condition, as is the rest of the desk.

There are three good-sized and useful frieze drawers on each side of the desk.

The writing table is supported by four elegant cabriole legs that terminate in ormolu sabot feet.


This desk is in excellent condition, having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. If you can’t make it to our London showroom to see this lovely item then please feel free to contact us and ask any questions that you might have, quoting item code 07996. The number to call is +44 20 8809 9605.


The partners desk is 75cm high x 156 cm wide and  86cm deep or, in inches: Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 5 feet, 1 inch x Depth 2 feet, 10 inches.


We can carefully pack and ship this antique partners desk to almost any destination – please request a shipping quotation first, before placing your order, thank you. Shipping to UK mainland destinations is free of charge.





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