Antique Desks, Library Tables and Writing Tables

Our antique Desks and Tables have all been carefully selected by us for their quality and serviceability.   They are all genuine antiques and have been sympathetically restored to maintain the integrity and value of each piece.  
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Antique Gillows Partners Library Table Writing Desk
A very rare and handsome large antique library table or desk made by the famous English furniture makers Gillows of Lancaster. The makers stamp can be found to the top of one drawer and numbered the model number L2619 on another drawer.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN824
SOLD
Antique Gillows Small Desk
A superb quality antique  Gillows writing table or small desk. There is a ‘Gillows, Lancaster’ stamp to the top edge of the drawer.
It is a delightful and very rare small writing desk constructed from the best quality mahogany timbers.
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN793
Price: £3250
 
Antique French Carved Rosewood and Kingwood Desk
This large French desk is of outstanding quality and was made in the Louis XV style.
It has recently been traditionally restored including fitting a new black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.



 
 
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN787
Price: £7,450
Antique French mahogany and Ormolu mounted Desk and Chair en suite
A superb quality antique French desk made from plum pudding mahogany, acajou mouchete, veneers with high quality original ormolu mounts.
The desk is in fine antique condition having recently benefited from cleaning and waxing.
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN793
Price: £7,450
 
Antique Oak Partners Desk
This handsome mid 19th century partners desk has well figured oak timbers.
The top is fitted an old antique burgundy leather with gilt and blind tooling surrounded by a band of oak with a “thumb” moulded edge.
Below this to the front the desk is fitted 3 drawers.

 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN820
SOLD
Antique Mahogany George 1V Library Table Partners Desk
Large George IV mahogany library table or desk made from well figured timbers in the Gillows style. It has recently been traditionally restored including french polishing and waxing. The writing surface has been fitted a replacement black hide with gilt and blind tooling. 
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN799
Price: £7,950
   
Antique French marquetry and Bronze mounted Bureau Plat
This exceptional quality bureau plat / writing table is bronze mounted and decorated in parquetry and marquetry after a model by Jean-Henri Riesener. He was Marie Antoinette’s favourite cabinet maker and is very highly regarded.

 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN786
SOLD
Large Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
This handsome mid 19th century antique partners desk has well figured mahogany timbers throughout.
It is stamped marked for the furniture dealer 'James Winter of Wardour Street, London' known to be trading between 1823 and 1870.
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN794
Price: £3,950
Antique Regency Sofa Table
A good quality antique Regency sofa table made from beautiful well-figured mahogany with a cross-banded top of veneers. A very useful and attractive table, a good height for working at or being used as an occasional table or sofa table.
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN531
Price: £760
Antique French Mahogany Writing Table
This high quality writing table or bureau plat is made from well-figured mahogany. It has a beautiful break-front outline all around with panelling and superb ormolu mounts.
Date: circa 1900
Reference:SN770
£2,200

Recently Sold Antique Desks

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Antique Burr Elm Bachelors Chest or Desk

 Antique Burr Elm Kneehole Desk
This very decorative small antique burr elm and laburnum oyster cross banded desk was made in the early 18th century and has subsequently been restored. 
Date:circa 1730
Reference:SN774
SOLD
A good quality mahogany partners library table or desk from the latter part of the 19th century which has recently been traditionally restored including polishing and waxing.
The table has a new replacement hand dyed leather with gilt and blind tooling.
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN789
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Writing Table Desk
This beautiful small George IV writing table was made from best quality figured timbers to the highest standards.
The top has been fitted a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling and is surrounded by a band of figured mahogany.



 
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN790
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk
This good quality 19th century desk was made from well chosen figured mahogany timbers. The desk has recently undergone cleaning and wax polishing and is a beautiful colour.The top is fitted a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
Date: circa 1870
Reference: SN785
SOLD
 

Large Antique Oak Partners Desk 

Large Antique Oak Partners Desk
This large good quality desk is made from solid English oak. It has the desirable feature of having “fielded” panels all round. It has recently benefited from cleaning and waxing and has been fitted a new light burgundy hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN792
SOLD
Antique Walnut Pedestal Desk
This beautiful antique Victorian pedestal desk was constructed with very decorative burr and figured walnut.
Date:circa 1870
Reference: SN768
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table
A beautiful, good quality, large antique partners library table made from well figured mahogany in the style of Gillows. The table has recently benefitted from  sympathetic restoration and is in excellent condition.
The top of the desk has a replacement black writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
Date: circa 1825
Reference: SN784
SOLD
Antique William 1V Oak Pedestal Desk
This large (60 inches wide) antique desk has been made from oak carefully selected for its beautiful figuring. The desk has recently been professionally restored
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN769
SOLD
 
Antique Georgian Partners Desk
This large antique desk has the simple and elegant styling of Georgian furniture which lends itself to any type of interior design be that contemporary or traditional. It is in lovely antique condition with a replacement writing leather with blind and gilt tooling ...
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN783
SOLD
Antique French Writing Table
This fabulous quality antique mahogany writing table / desk was made with well figured mahogany timbers in the style of Louis XV1.
The top is fitted with a replacement black leather writing surface with blind and gilt tooling. 
Date:circa 1880
Reference: SN782
SOLD
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
SOLD
Antique Georgian Partners Desk
Beautiful quality large antique library table or desk made from well figured mahogany in the manner of Gillow. The table has recently benefitted from sympathetic restoration and is in excellent condition.

 
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN780
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
We believe this handsome antique desk to be Scottish in origin and is made from well-figured mahogany timbers throughout.
Date:circa 1850
Reference: SN756
SOLD
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. 
Date:circa 1880
Reference: SN772
SOLD
Antique French Napoleon 111 Bureau Plat
An absolutely fabulous antique Neoclassical writing table made to the very highest standards. This superb desk was made from top quality plum pudding mahogany, 
Date: circa 1890
Reference: SN767
SOLD
Large Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
A very attractive large antique mahogany partners desk dating from the mid 19th century and made from well-figured timbers.
 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN745
SOLD
Antique Georgian 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.
 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN629
SOLD
Antique French Writing Desk
This large, good quality, antique 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
Date:circa 1950
Reference: SN751
SOLD
Antique Pollard Oak Pedestal Desk
This exceptionally attractive antique desk was made from beautifully figured pollard oak, which has a rich golden patina. The desk is made in three sections for ease of installation; top and two pedestals. 
Date: circa 1880
Reference:SN777
SOLD
Antique Oak Partners Library Table
This elegantly proportioned antique partners library table is stamp marked ‘Gillow’ and is made from quarter cut, well figured oak.
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN776
SOLD
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. 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN771
SOLD
Large Antique Oak Gothic Style Pedestal Desk
This magnificent antique oak pedestal desk is made from well figured solid oak timbers in the Gothic style of the 19th century. 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN753
SOLD
Antique French Neoclassical Writing Table or Small Desk
This late 19th century kingwood and ormolu writing table or desk is in the Louis XV1 style after a design by Jean Henri Riesner for Marie Antoinette
Date:circa 1900
Reference: SN698
SOLD
 
Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk with Fielded Panels
A beautifully constructed good quality antique mahogany pedestal desk with well figured timbers.
 
 
Date:circa 1910
Reference: SN748
SOLD
Antique Gillows Architects Desk
This rare antique mahogany desk was made by the famous furniture manufacturer Gillows of Lancaster. This particular desk as an unusual combination of features.
Date: circa 1770
Reference: SN736
SOLD
antique mahogany knee-hole desk
This elegant antique mahogany knee-hole desk has recently benefitted from traditional restoration and has a replacement black hide writing leather with gilt and blind tooling. 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN757
SOLD
Antique French Bureau Plat / Small Desk
This attractive antique French Kingwood and Ormolu Bureau Plat was made in the Louis XV style in the mid 19th century. It is a very good quality piece 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN760
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Writing Table or Desk
A good quality antique partners library table or desk constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. This desk has recently been restored with a replacement black hide 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN754
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners 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
Date:circa 1860
Reference: SN746
SOLD
Antique William1V Library Table or 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
Date:circa 1835
Reference: SN660
SOLD
Antique French Walnut Writing Table and Chair
This rare French antique burr and figured walnut writing table and chair have a fabulous golden patina. They have recently been cleaned and polished and are in excellent condition. 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN733
SOLD
Antique French Walnut Writing Table and Chair
This is an elegantly proportioned partners writing table or desk which dates from the late Regency period. It has benefitted from traditional restoration
Date: circa 1820
Reference: SN690
SOLD
Antique Irish Carved Walnut Desk or Library table
A very rare carved and stunning antique walnut writing table or desk made by Dublin cabinet makers *W F Fry & Co.
 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN686
SOLD
Antique Gillows Rosewood Writing Table
This fine antique writing table or writers desk made from beautifully figured rosewood timbers with a highly polished top. It was made by the famous furniture makers 'Gillows' 
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN670
SOLD

Antique Mahogany Side Table or Small Writing Desk
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 
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN582
SOLD
Antique Side Table or Writing Table
This very good quality antique mahogany side table is made from good quality mahogany. It would make a lovely occasional table or small writing desk in a sitting room.
Date:circa 1835
Reference: SN706
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Library Table or Desk
This good quality antique Victorian library table or writing desk is constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. It has a new black writing leather top 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN673
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table or Desk
This large antique partners library table or desk has recently been professionally restored including French polishing. 
Date: circa 1880
Reference: SN723
SOLD
Antique French Library Table by Kreiger of Paris
Antique French Empire Style Writing Desk by Kreiger of Paris. This top quality antique French Empire style writing table or desk was made by the well-regarded cabinet makers Kreiger of Paris.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN720
SOLD
Antique Georgian Mahogany Writing Desk
This antique Georgian library table or desk is made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers. It has recently benefitted from professional restoration, cleaned and French polished.
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN682
SOLD
Antique Georgian Mahogany Writing Table
This is a rare antique 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
Date: circa 1800
Reference: SN742
SOLD
Antique William 1V Partners Library Table or Desk
A handsome Gothic styled antique William 1V partners library table. Made from oak it has a lovely honey coloured patina. 
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN731
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table or Desk
This elegantly proportioned antique partners library table or desk dating from the mid 19th century. This handsome desk has benefited from traditional restoration 
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN765
SOLD
Antique William 1V Oak Pedestal Desk
This large (60 inches wide) antique desk has been made from oak carefully selected for its beautiful figuring. The desk has recently been professionally restored 
Date: circa 1840
Reference: SN769
SOLD