This is an antique Victorian writing table or desk in beautiful burr walnut and featuring splendid marquetry decoration and believed to be circa 1870 in date.

Antique victorian Writing Table in Burr Walnut with Fine Marquetry

This very ornate and impressive antique Victorian writing table or desk is crafted from beautiful burr walnut with a wonderful band of marquetry decoration to the writing surface comprising flowers, parakeets and so on – see the close-up image below for a detailed look at this impressive marquetry.


The writing surface is particularly impressive with its beautiful burr walnut grained centre, surrounded by the most exquisite marquetry decoration – truly a feast for the eyes and, of course, totally unique – it just makes you want to polish it!

Burr Walnut Writing Table

The writing table has a decorative scroll carved border above a single full width frieze drawer and it is mounted onto scrolling x-shaped end supports which are joined together by a carved stretcher. These supports, or legs, each stand on scroll feet fitted with the original brass castors.


If you are looking for a free standing piece of furniture which is both functional yet absolutely captivating to look at then this lovely antique Victorian writing table is certainly worth a closer look. Wherever it is placed it is sure to catch the eye and make a statement.

Antique Victorian Writing Table – Condition & Price

We offer this lovely writing table for sale in excellent condition as it has been beautifully restored in our own workshops, by our own craftsmen using traditional techniques and materials wherever possible. Please see the photographs we have provided for confirmation of the condition and to make sure that this piece is everything you need it to be. It is offered for sale at a price of £3450.

Make Sure That This Antique Writing Table Will Fit Into The space You Have In Mind For It

Although not massive, this is a reasonably large item so plese be sure that you have the space for it. The meaurements are: Height 75cm x Width 145cm x Depth 75cm or, if you prefer, in inches: Height 2 ft, 5 in x Width 4 ft, 9 in x Depth 2 ft, 5 in.

Ask Questions About This Antique Writing Table

Our warehouse and showroom is located in north London and is very easy to find but if you can’t make the trip please take full advantage of the gallery of photographs to be found here:—Marquetry-Writing-Table-Desk-19th-C

The showroom is open every weekday between 10am and 5pm. We also open occasionally on Saturday – call before making a trip though as we do not do this every week.

If you have any questions please feel free to call and speak to our experts, or email us if you prefer – the contact details are all to be found on this link.

Shipping To Any Worldwide Destination for this Antique Victorian Writing Table

We have a team of specialist packers and shippers who can get this fine writing table to you wherever you might be. Our mainland UK customers can benefit from free shipping on this item but if you live elsewhere please request a shipping quotation before ordering. Thank you.

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