Antique Desks & Writing & Library Tables

This is our current stock of antique desks, pedestal desks and partners desks as well as our library and writing table style desks.

 A classically styled antique mahogany partner’s desk made from top quality attractively figured timbers. It has recently been sympathetically restored including french polishing and waxing 
and had a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. 
The writing surface is surrounded a band of mahogany with a 'thumb' moulded edge. 

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Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN689
Price: £5,750
 
 
Antique French Empire Style Writing Table or Desk
This top quality antique French Empire style writing table / desk was made by the well regarded cabinet makers Kreiger of Paris. All three locks are stamped and there is also a metal label on the inside of one of the drawers. The writing table is made with 'plum pudding' mahogany with ormolu mounts.  It has recently benefitted from traditional restoration including cleaning, polishing and waxing.

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Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN729
Price: £9,500
Antique Campaign Desk in Teak and Amboyna
This This attractive rare antique campaign desk is a Chinese export made for the Western Market in the European style. The desk is constructed as one piece and made from solid teak with beautifully figured amboyna burr veneers. The top is constructed of well figured timber with 'thumb moulded' edges and rounded corners. The drawer fronts have beautifully figured amboyna burr veneers with countersunk brass handles and ivory stringing. 

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Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN726
Price: £6,500
 
Antique Oak Partners Library Table or Desk
This is handsome, Gothic styled, William 1V partners’ library table has a lovely honey coloured patina. Recently benefitting from traditional restoration it has a new black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. This is surrounded by a cross-band of oak and the frieze is fitted with three oak lined drawers to the front and the reverse. The drawers have the original brass, gothic styled, handles and brass locks (stamped WR)
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Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN731

 
Price: £4,500
Antique Oak Gothic Style Partners Library Table or Desk
Made from the best quality figured timbers this rare writing desk was probably made for a ladies boudoir. It is a very useful small size that would look lovely in a sitting room or small study. It has two useful book shelves and a drawer with adjustable writing slope and ink bottle holders in the drawer.
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Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN727
Price: £3,250
 
This stunning antique French desk is made from well figured 'plum pudding' mahogany  ( French: acajou mouchete).
It is a very striking desk which would look stunning as a centre piece in an office or library. The corners of the desk are decorated will 'Egyptian Revival' ormolu mounts. The top is fitted with a lovely old tan coloured leather writing surface 
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Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN715
Price: £8,500
Antique French Desk with Ormolu Mounts
An absolutely stunning French antique pedestal desk made from "plum pudding"* mahogany veneers with superb quality ormolu mounts. 
This is a superb quality antique desk decorated with the original, finely cast, ormolu (gilded brass) to all sides.
The top has a black hide writing leather with gilt tooling and is surrounded by a band of mahogany 
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Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN610
Price: £8,000
This very good quality antique desk was made by the famous furniture manufacturers Waring and Gillow. There is a metal label inside the the middle drawer stating it was made at the Lancaster factory. It is a beautifully constructed desk made from red walnut
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Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN724
SOLD
Vintage Walnut Partners Desk
This very beautiful large vintage partners desk was made to a high standard with walnut veneers chosen for their attractive figuring.
The desk has recently been professionally restored which included traditional french polishing,

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Date: circa 1930
Reference: SN719
Price: SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Desk by Edwards and Robert
Antique Mahogany Partners Desk by Edwards and Roberts
This very attractive antique Victorian mahogany partners desk dates from the middle of the 19th century and was made from well figured timbers by the respected cabinet makers *Edwards and Roberts. 
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Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN710
Price: £5,950
This handsome antique pedestal desk has well figured mahogany timbers throughout. It has a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. This is surrounded by a cross-band of mahogany with round corners.
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Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN717
Price: £2,250
This antique mahogany partners desk was made in the mid 19th century from well figured timbers. It has recently been sympathetically restored including french polishing and a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. 
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Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN629
Price: £5,450
A beautiful antique Victorian walnut pedestal desk with very decorative burr walnut veneers to the drawer fronts, the rounded corners and the the band around the top.  The sides and the back are finished in a simpler figured walnut with a larger pattern but with the same glowing deep honey colour.Read More...

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Date: circa 1870
Reference: SN634
Price: £3,000
This is an elegantly proportioned partners writing table dates from the late Regency period and has benefitted from traditional restoration which included french polishing.
The top is made from beautifully figured solid mahogany and the top has a 'bull nose' edge. The frieze is fitted with two drawers to front and back trimmed with cock-beading edges.

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Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN690
Price: £3,950
A rare  George 111 antique mahogany pedestal desk having a very attractive old, hand coloured, green writing surface with blind and gilt tooling surrounded by a well figured cross band of mahogany with a 'thumb moulding' and square corners. 
The top is fitted with three drawers and three to each of the pedestals. 

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Date: circa 1800
Reference: SN616
Price: £3,950
This very good quality antique desk was made by the famous furniture manufactures Waring and Gillow.
There is a metal label inside the the middle drawer stating it was made at the Lancaster factory.
It is a beautifully constructed desk made from red walnut
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Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN706
Price: £1,350
This beautiful figured walnut library table was made in the mid 19th century by the Dublin cabinet makers *W F Fry & Co. 
A top quality antique writing table in the renaissance revival style with attractive, well chosen matched veneers. It is in beautiful antique condition and has benefited from professional traditional restoration including french polishing, cleaning and wax polished.
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Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN686
Price: £15,000
Antique Georgian Partners Library Table or Desk
This antique Georgian library table / desk is made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers. It has has recently benefitted from professional restoration, cleaned and french polished, and fitted with a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. 
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Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN682
Price: SOLD
Antique William 1V Satinwood Partners Library Table or Desk
This impressive and fine quality antique library table or desk is made from well figured *satinwood. The rarity and quality of this piece suggests it has been specially commissioned. The table had benefited from professional restoration which includes cleaning and polishing.
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Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN669
Price: £10,000
This good quality antique Victorian library table or writing desk is constructed from well figured mahogany timbers. It an old hand dyed olive green writing surface with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a band of Mahogany with a 'bull nose' molded edge and rounded corners.
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Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN673
Price: £6,000
This antique William 1V partners library table or desk is constructed from well figured mahogany timbers. It has recently benefitted from professional cleaning and polishing which had brought out the deep rich mahogany patina. 
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Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN722
Price: £4,500
This fine antique writing table / desk has been made from beautifully figured rosewood timbers with a highly polished top, of elegant proportions and excellent colour and patina. It was made by the famous furniture makers 'Gillows' and is a recognized design of theirs. The table is stamp marked 'Gillows' to the top edge of the right drawer.
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Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN670
Price: £5,200
This antique Georgian partners library table or desk is made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers. It has the most beautiful solid mahogany top with rounded corners and a bull nosed moulded edge.
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Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN660
Price: £3,160 
A good quality antique Regency sofa table with a well figured solid mahogany and cross-banded top. The top has a 'bull-nosed edge and drop flaps to either end supported by the original adjustable supports. 
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Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN531
Price: £1,200
This small George 1V writing table has beautifully figured rosewood veneers. It has a replacement burgundy writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. The hide is surrounded by a cross-band of rosewood with rounded corners.
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Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN593
Price:  SOLD
This is a very good quality, early Victorian, antique mahogany writing table or side table with a beautifully figured top. The top has rounded corners at the front and sides and a bull-nose moulded edge. The back has a low rise edge. 
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Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN582
Price: £1,150
This very good quality William 1V knee-hole desk or writing  table, is made from the best quality mahogany timbers in the early 19th century style of the famous English furniture makers 'Gillows' of Lancaster.  
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Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN421
Price: £1,300