English Antique Desks and Antique Writing Tables for Sale
Beautifully restored antique desks, writing tables and library tables, shipped worldwide, to your door.
We spend much time and care restoring our furniture using traditional methods to maintain their beauty, integrity and value.
It has been professional cleaned and traditionally restored including french polishing.
It has recently benefited from restoration, has a new writing leather writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
This rare antique mahogany desk was made by the famous furniture manufacturer Gillow’s of Lancaster. This particular desk as an unusual combination of features, featuring a raised back with nine pigeon holes and a writing surface that can be raised as a reading slope or for document viewing etc.
The writing surface has an old dark pink leather with gilttooling
The table top has a thumb moulded edge with rounded corners anda shallow frieze which is fitted with two concealed deep drawers.
The drawers are mahogany lined with the original brass locks.
The Library tbale has three draers to front and back, attractive carved corners and brass handles.
This rare French antique burr and figured walnut writing table and chair has a beautiful golden patina.
The leather desk top is surrounded by a band of walnut with a kingwood stringing inlay. Below this is in the frieze is fitted three mahogany lined drawers with the original locks and key. The drawer fronts have floral escutcheons in cast brass. These are surrounded by a marquetry circle of Vitruvian scroll decoration in kingwood.
It is a very useful small desk that would look lovely in a sittingroom or small study. It has two useful bookshleves.
Just wanted to let you know that the desk was delivered to my home yesterday.
It’s beautiful! Very pleased with the desk — thank you. The delivery agents did a great job as well — couldn’t be happier. After years of watching your website to find the right desk, so pleased to have one. Thanks for all of your assistance.
Warm regards Kevin, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
The antique desk arrived this morning and we are so pleased with the condition of the desk. Thank you for your patience towards delivery.
With our being out of the country and the hurricanes, it has extended the shipping time. At last, it is here and we are thrilled.
Best wishes Sharon, Florida USA
This substantial side table was constructed in the early 19th-century style of the famous English furniture makers 'Gillows' of Lancaster. It has a beautifully polished top showing the quality of the mahogany and richness of colour, surrounded by a three-inch gallery to the back and sides with a reeded edge.
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
The top is made from beautifully figured solid mahogany and the top has a 'bull nose' edge.
This is a truly stunning piece of furniture with beautifully figured walnut and masterly carving
It has a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
It has benefitted from traditional restoration, french polishing and a replacement black hide writing surface.
Recently Sold Antique Desks
It is an early Victorian, writing table or side table with rounded corners at the front and sides and a bull-nose moulded edge.
The front of the desk is fitted with three deep oak lined drawers with hand cut dovetails joints and period brass locks and a key.
The drawer fronts have cock-beading to the edges with brass Handels (old replacements).
A striking desk which would look stunning as a centrepiece in an office or library.
The table had a nicely carved raised back and beautiful patina.
The desk has recently benefited from professional restoration which includes French polishing
The top has a decorated leather burgundy surface with gilt and blind tooling and there are two drawers to the front.
All three locks are stamped and there is also a metal label
The desk has recently been restored french polished and waxed and has a replacement black leather writing surface
This lovely antique desk has been professionally restored, french polished and waxed.