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.

Antique Walnut Carved Desk
Antique Irish Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk:
A very rare carved antique walnut writing table or desk made  by Dublin cabinet makers *W F Fry & Co. This is a truly stunning piece of furniture with beautifully figured walnut and masterly carving 





 
Date:circa 1860
Reference: SN686
Price:£9,000
Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
A very attractive antique  mahogany partners desk dates from the mid 19th century and  made from well-figured timbers. It is a good size; 72 inches by 48 inches and has recently benefitted from traditional restoration and has a replacement black hide writing surface 
 
Date:circa 1860
Reference: SN745
Price:£7,950
Antique Mahogany William 1V Desk
This antique William 1V partners library table or desk is made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers. It has recently been fitted with a black hide writing surface with blind and gilt tooling.
This is surrounded by  a band of mahogany ...
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN660
Price: £3,750
Antique Regency Mahogany Desk
This is an elegantly proportioned partners writing table or desk which dates from the late Regency period. It has benefitted from traditional restoration which included a new black hide writing leather with blind and gilt tooling and french polishing. The writing hide surface is surrounded by a band of mahogany 
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN690
Price: £4,500
Antique French Empire Style Pedestal Desk
This beautiful antique French Empire Style desk is made from well figured mahogany timbers. It is decorated throughout with a moulded brass bordered trim.
The desk has recently been cleaned and waxed polished which has brought out the beautiful patina.
 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN750
Price: £3,750
Antique Oak Gothic Revival Desk
This magnificent antique oak pedestal desk is made from well figured solid oak timbers in the Gothic style of the 19th century.
It has recently benefitted from traditional restoration including French polishing and waxing.
It has a replacement black hide writing surface
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN753
Price: £5,750
 
Antique Georgian Partners Desk
This handsome English antique partners desk is made from well figured mahogany timbers throughout.  It has recently benefitted from professional cleaning and traditional restoration including french polishing and waxing. 
 
Date:circa 1830
Reference:SN752
SOLD
 Antique Burr and Figured Walnut Pedestal Desk
This beautiful antique Victorian pedestal desk was constructed with very decorative burr and figured walnut.It has recently benefitted from traditional professional restoration including  french polishing and waxing. It has also been fitted with a replacement black hide writing surface with blind and gilt tooling. 
 
Date:circa 1850
Reference:SN747
Price: £5,750
 
Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk
A beautifully constructed, good quality antique mahogany pedestal desk  with well figured timbers. This handsome desk has raised 'fielded' panels to all sides. Fitted with a burgundy writing leather it has been restored and french polished.  

 
Date:circa 1910
Reference:SN748
Price:£4,500
Antique French Writing Desk
This large, good quality, writing table or desk is in the French provincial style of Louis XV, in a dark walnut.  It has been professional cleaned and traditionally restored including french polishing.  
 
Date:circa 1950
Reference: SN751
Price:£3,450
Antique Mahogany Library Table or Desk
A good quality antique partners library table, or desk, constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers.
It has recently benefited from restoration,  has a new writing leather writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.

 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN746
Price:£4,750
Antique Gillows Architects Desk
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 and an old dark pink leather with gilttooling
Date: circa 1770
Reference: SN736
Price: £4,950
Antique Satinwood Partners Library Table or Desk
An impressive and fine quality antique library table or desk made from well figured *satinwood. The rarity and quality of this piece suggests that it has been specially commissioned
 
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN669
SOLD

Large Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
A large antique desk measures 72 inches by 48 inches and constructed in the 18th-century style. It has an old antique tan hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN732
SOLD
English Antique Georgian Pedestal Desk
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
Date: circa 1800
Reference: SN616
SOLD
Antique Georgian Mahogany Partners Desk
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. The writing surface is surrounded a band of mahogany with  rounded corners 
 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN629
Price: £5,450
 
Antique Chinese Import Campaign Desk in Teak and Amboyna
>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 walnut veneers. The top is constructed of well-figured timber with 'thumb moulded' edges and rounded corners
Date: circa 19830
Reference: SN726
Price: £6,500
Antique Gillows Walnut Sofa Table
This is a lovely quality antique Victorian sofa table with magnificent 'book matched' burr walnut veneersto the top.
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.
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN741
Price: £3,650
Antique William 1V Oak Partners Library Table
A good quaity oak  William 1V partners libraray table or desk.  This handsome library table has a lovely honey coloured patina and had benefitted from careful restoration and a replacement black hide writing leather surface.
The Library tbale has three draers to front and back, attractive carved corners and brass handles.
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN731
SOLD
Antique French Burr Walnut Desk and Chair

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.

Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN733
Price: £4,950
Antique Mahogany Gillows Bonheur de Jour
This Made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers this rare antique Bonheur de Jour was  probably made for a  ladies boudoir.
It is a very useful small desk that would look lovely in a sittingroom or small study. It has two useful bookshleves.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN727
Price: £3,250
Hi Kathi
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
Hi Kathi,
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
Antique Waring and Gillows Mahogany Side Table
A good quality Antique William 1V side table or serving table made from the best mahogany timbers.
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.
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN421
Price: £1,300
 
Antique French Mahogany Desk with Ormolu Mounts
Absolutely stunning French antique pedestal desk made from plum pudding mahogany veneers with fine  quality ormolu mounts.
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 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN610
SOLD

Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk

Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk
This handsome antique pedestal desk has well-figured mahogany timbers throughout.
It has a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. 
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN717
Price: £2,250
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table
This is a very good quality, heavy-weight, antique partners library table. It is beautifully constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. 
It has benefitted from traditional restoration, french polishing and a replacement black hide writing surface.
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN722
SOLD
Antique Regency Mahogany Sofa Table
A Good quality mahogany sofa table from the Regency period. 
This sofa table is made from beautiful well-figured mahogany with a cross-banded top of veneers. It has two drawers to the front and two drop-down flaps to either side. 
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN531
Price: £950

Recently Sold Antique Desks

Antique Mahogany Writing Desk
A very useful antique side table or small writing desk has a beautifully figured solid mahogany top. 

It is an early Victorian,  writing table or side table with rounded corners at the front and sides and a bull-nose moulded edge.

 
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN582
SOLD
Antique Georgian Writing Desk
This is a rare George 111 mahogany library table in excellent condition with a beautiful patina.
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).

 
Date: circa 1800
Reference: SN742
SOLD
 

Antique French Mahogany Empire Style Desk 

Antique French Mahogany Desk
This stunning antique French desk is made from well figured 'plum pudding' mahogany  ( French: acajou mouchete).

A striking desk which would look stunning as a centrepiece in an office or library. 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN715
SOLD
 
Antique Mahogany Side Table or Writing Desk
This attractive antique side table or writing desk was constructed with very good quality figured mahogany in the mid 19th century.

The table had a nicely carved raised back and beautiful patina.



 
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN706
SOLD
 
Antique Mahogany Library Table or Desk
This large antique partners library table or desk has recently been professionally restored including French polishing. It has well-figured timbers and is fitted with replacement  hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling
 
Date: circa 1880
Reference SN723
SOLD
Large Antique Red Walnut Partners Desk
This very large antique partners desk measures 72 inches by 56 inches. It is made from good quality red walnut, a timber similar in colour to mahogany.

The desk has recently benefited from professional restoration which includes French polishing
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN700
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table Desk
A beautiful quality antique Victorian library table or writing desk constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. It has a new black writing leather top with gilt and blind tooling. This is surrounded by a molded band of Mahogany 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN673
SOLD

Antique Georgian Rosewood Writing Table

A very useful small antique Georgian writing table constructed from beautifully figured rosewood.

The top has a decorated leather burgundy surface with gilt and blind tooling and there are two drawers to the front.
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN593
Price:  SOLD

Rare Antique French Empire Style Writing Table or Desk

Antique French Empire Style Writing Table or Desk
This top quality antique French Empire style writing table or desk was made by the well-regarded cabinet makers Kreiger of Paris.

All three locks are stamped and there is also a metal label 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN729
SOLD

Antique Georgian Partners Library Table or Desk

Antique Georgian Partners Library Table or Desk
Antique Georgian library tables like this one are becoming harder to source so we are pleased to have a lovely quality table or writing desk such as this in stock.It is made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN682
SOLD

Antique Burr & Figured Walnut Pedestal Desk

Antique Walnut Pedestal Desk
A beautiful antique Victorian walnut pedestal desk with very decorative burr walnut veneers to the drawer fronts, the rounded corners and the band around the top.  
Date: circa 1870
Reference: SN634
SOLD

English Antique Mahogany Partners Desk

English Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
 This a lovely classically styled antique mahogany partners desk which is made from top quality figured timbers.

 The desk has recently been restored french polished and waxed and has a replacement black leather writing surface 
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN689
SOLD
Antique English Walnut Desk by Edwards and Roberts
This beautiful Antique Walnut Victorian Desk was made by the highly regarded cabinet maker 'Edwards and Roberts'* and constructed using beautifully decorative burr and figured walnut. The desk has a replacement green hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling surrounded by a band of beautifully figured walnut.
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN620
SOLD

 

Vintage Walnut Partners Desk 

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,
 
Date: circa 1930
Reference: SN719
 SOLD

Antique Gillows Rosewood Writing Table

This fine antique writing table or 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 recognised design of theirs.  
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN670
SOLD

Antique Mahogany Partners Desk by Edwards and Robert

Antique Mahogany Partners Desk by Edwards and Robert
A fabulous Antique Mahogany Partners Desk by Edwards and Roberts  dates from the middle of the 19th century and was made from well-figured timbers 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN710
Price:  SOLD

Large Antique Georgia Mahogany Partners Desk

Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
This handsome large antique partners desk is made from good quality mahogany which has a beautiful rich colour.  
This lovely antique desk has been professionally restored, french polished and waxed. 
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN679
Price:  SOLD

Antique English Oak Pedestal Desk

Antique Oak Pedestal Desk
This antique English oak pedestal desk is made from beautifully figured quarter cut English Oak.  
Professional restoration has a restored the lovely honey colour and rich patina and has highlighted the decorative qualities of the oak.


 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN554
Price:  SOLD

Antique French Empire Style Pedestal Desk

Antique French Empire Style Desk
This stunning antique French Directoire desk from the latter part of the 19th century is made from well figured 'plum pudding' mahogany (Acajou moucheté) and trimmed with moulded brass 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN637
SOLD

Antique Oak Panelled Pedestal Desk 

Antique Oak Partners Desk
This substantial antique oak pedestal desk is beautifully constructed and made from well figured quarter cut solid oak timbers. The desk has raised 'fielded' panels to all sides including the top section 
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN687
SOLD

Antique Edwardian Carved Mahogany Desk

Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk
Beautiful antique mahogany desk made from good quality figured timbers in the "Chippendale" revival style. The top has recently been restored including french polishing in the traditional manner and has a new antique brown leather writing surface
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN688
Price: SOLD

Large Antique Georgian Mahogany Partners Desk

Antique Georgian Partners Desk
An early 19th-century antique mahogany partners desk, fitted with 18 drawers and deep enough for two people sharing.
It has a very lovely even colour throughout and a handsome looking desk with plenty of storage.





 
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN696
Price: SOLD

Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk 

Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk
This handsome English antique pedestal desk has well-figured mahogany timbers throughout.  It has a replacement green hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. 
 
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN694
Price:  SOLD