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Advice on Purchasing 

If you are looking for an antique desk and a little unsure about what the differences are in make, quality and price etc, we have a few pointers here. For example we would suggest finding a reputable antique dealer rather than risking a purchase from an online this would offer you the protection of the dealers insurance and curate descriptions for all items they are selling.

Antique Mahogany Partners Desk

About Burrells Antique Desks

We specialise in antique desks, writing tables, library tables and desk chairs.
With over 40 years experience we know how to source good quality antique desks and chairs and sympathetically restore them in time honoured manner using only traditional methods. We are happy to show you our stock but as we work from home please contact us before your visit.

Antique French Writing Desk
Kathi and Gavin Burrell

What are you looking for?

Investing in Antique Furniture?

In the current climate we are more concerned about the environment and appreciate again good quality furniture that will last and last for generations. We may not always wish to keep our antique furniture but we will have the opportunity to pass it on to our relatives or sell it on and invest in something else.
Investing in Antique Furniture

Care of Antique Furniture

Polishing and Cleaning: Waxing with a good quality polish based on beeswax brings out the color and grain of the wood and provides protection. Do not use spray polishes as these often contain a large amount of water which will adversely affect french polished surfaces and leave white marks.
Care of antique desks and furniture
Antique French Writing Desk


Below is our most recent stock

Antique Pollard Oak Partners Desk
This exceptional quality partners desk is made from well figured pollard oak in the Aesthetic style associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. It has recently benefited from traditional restoration including french polishing and waxing.
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN771
Price: £4,950
This 18th century writing table has Masonic associations. The top left hand drawer is stamped with a symbol of a compass and set square.
The one piece highly polished top has a moulded edge and is a deep darkish mahogany colour.
Date: circa 1780
Reference: SN775
Price: £1,500
Antique Burr and Carved Walnut Library Table
This stunning quality antique table was made in the late 19th century by cabinet makers T.H. Filmer. The rectangular top has a beautiful burr and figured book matched veneers. It has canted corners and an ebonies band inlaid two inches from the bulls nose moulded edge.

 
Date:circa 1880
Reference:SN772
Price: £3,950
Antique 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. 
 
Date:circa 1870
Reference:SN768
Price:£4,850