We are pleased to be able to offer for sale this lovely French ormolu mounted rosewood and kingwood parquetry antique bureau plat, alternatively known as a centre table, which our experts have dated to around 1860.

Priced at just £4250 this is a rare opportunity to acquire an antique bureau plat that would soon become a very special focal point for your office.

Antique French Bureau Plat

As you can see from the photographs, this delightful antique bureau plat features a very attractive kingwood parquetry top which is banded in rosewood and has stylish ormolu borders. This is a very attractive writing surface and working on such a table is something you will never tire of.


For storage of your stationery and other items there are two very useful and capacious drawers, located in the frieze of this antique bureau plat, together with a centralised lock that secures both of the drawers at once. A key is supplied.


The writing table with its eye-catching writing surface is ably supported by four elegant cabriole legs, each of which has decorative ormolu mounts and beading. The legs terminate with elegant ormolu sabots.


This is one of those pieces that can be placed anywhere and looks good in any room you choose to place it in.


This antique bureau plat is offered for sale in excellent condition at just £4,250.00


The dimensions of this antique French writing table or antique bureau plat are 71cm high x 140cm wide x 100cm deep. If you prefer feet and inches, that would be 2 feet, 4 inches high x 4 feet, 7 inches wide x 3 feet, 3 inches deep.


This beautiful yet very functional writing table has been fully restored in ou own workshop to the highest standard of craftsmanship. You are very welcome to inspect the item at our north London showroom or contact us to fill in any gaps that there may be in the information you require – our experts are always happy to help you to find your desirable desk.


We can carefully pack and ship this antique writing table to virtually any worldwide destination – please contact us to get a shipping quotation, mentioning item reference 07105 when calling or emailing. The number to call is: +44 20 8809 9605.

Viewing & Further Information

It really is worth your while making the trip to our warehouse and showrooms in north London, UK, since we always carry a large inventory of antique desks, writing tables and bureaux as well as desk chairs and desk accesories. If you are travelling to see a particular piece we recommend that you call before making your journey as our stock of antique desks and chairs tend to turn around very quickly and the item you wanted to see may well have been sold – please quote the item’s code which is 07105 – we update the website regularly but it’s always worth checking before making a journey.

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