davenport desk

Davenport Desk


Price

£1,650
| $2,197 USD | €1,870 EUR


Item Ref

26

Description

A very fine and rare quality Victorian burr and figured walnut "architects" davenport desk. The raised lift up top at the back conceals a fully fitted compartment, while the black leather and gold tooled slope encloses a maple lined interior with two small drawers. The front panel is boxwood inlaid and fronted by two turned and carved supports. The right hand side door encloses four mahogany lined drawers, all with recessed brass handles. The desk stands on bun feet with brown ceramic castors.
The feature of this unusual and rare piece is the original storage compartment for plans etc. at the back of the davenport.
This desk was specially commissioned by the previous owners great grandfather, who was an architect. The desk has been fully restored and re-French polished to its original condition.
c. 1870
Width 24" / 61cm
Depth 25.5" / 65c,
Height 33" / 84cm
Internal Ref: 26


Dimensions

Height = 84 cm (33")
Width = 61 cm (24")
Depth = 65 cm (26")



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