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Antique Desks, Antique Library Tables and Writing Tables

Beautifully restored antique desks, writing tables and library tables, shipped worldwide, to your door.
We lovingly restore our furniture using traditional methods to maintain their beauty, integrity and value.
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. The top has a quarter cut, book matched veneer in kingwood, surrounded by a band of walnut and a cross-band of kingwood.
Date:circa 1900
Reference: SN698
Price: £2,500
 
Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
We believe this handsome antique desk to be Scottish in origin and is  made from well-figured mahogany timbers throughout.  It has recently benefitted from professional cleaning and traditional restoration including french polishing and waxing.  It has a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.  
Date:circa 1850
Reference: SN756
Price:£6,500
Antique Mahogany Pedestal Desk with Fielded Panels
A beautifully constructed good quality antique mahogany pedestal deskwith 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 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, 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.
Date: circa 1770
Reference: SN736
Price: £4,950
Antique Gillows Walnut Sofa Table
This is a lovely quality antique Victorian sofa table with magnificent 'book matched' burr walnut veneers to the top.
The table top has a thumb moulded edge with rounded corners and a shallow frieze which is fitted with two concealed deep drawers.
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN741
Price: £3,650
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. This is surrounded by a band of mahogany with a moulded edge.
 
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN757
Price: £4,500
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 which has recently benefitted from cleaning and polishing. It has a replacement black hide writing surface with blind and gilt tooling which is surrounded by a cross band of tulipwood. 
 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN760
Price:£3,950
Large Antique Mahogany Partners Desk
A very attractive antique mahogany partners desk dating 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 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 Regency Sofa Table
A good quality antique Regency sofa table 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
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 writing surface with blind and gilt tooling. This is surrounded by a band of mahogany.
Date:circa 1835
Reference:SN660
Price:£3,750
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. The frieze and pedestals are each fitted with three drawers which have ash and pine linings, hand-cut dovetail joints and brass locks.
Date:circa 1850
Reference: SN717
Price:£2,250
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, and has a new writing leather writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN746
Price:£4,750
Antique Gillows Writing Desk
Made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers this rare antique Bonheur de Jour was probably made for an alcove space or sitting-room. It is a very useful small desk that would look lovely in a sitting-room or small study. It has two useful book-shelves.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN727
Price: £3,250
Antique Mahogany Partners Writing Table or Desk
A good quality antique partners library table or desk constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. Recently been restored with a replacement black hide writing leather with gilt and blind tooling. The frieze is fitted with three drawers to the front and back. 
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN754
Price: £6,750
Antique 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.
Date: circa 1860
Reference: SN629
Price: £5,450
Antique Mahogany Side Table by Waring and Gillow
 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.
Date:circa 1835
Reference: SN421
£850
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 including french polishing.
Date:circa 1950
Reference: SN751
Price: £3,450
 

Our Recently Sold Antique Desks, Writing Tables and Library Tables

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. It has also been fitted with a replacement black hide writing surface with blind and gilt tooling.
Date: circa 1850
Reference: SN747
SOLD
Antique Georgian Library Table
An elegantly proportioned antique 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.
Date: circa 1820
Reference :SN690
SOLD
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 molded brass bordered trim. The desk has recently been cleaned and waxed polished which has brought out the beautiful patina.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN750
SOLD
Antique French Burr Walnut Desk and Chair
This rare French antique burr and figured walnut writing table and chairhas 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.
Date: circa 1900
Reference: SN733
SOLD
Antique Regency Library Table or Desk
This rare antique Regency partners library table or desk is a good large size and has been constructed from the best quality mahogany timbers. The panelled end standards have reeded supporting brackets and gadrooned lower border and carved scrolling feet.
Date:circa 1820
Reference:SN755
SOLD
Antique Campaign Desk in Teak ans 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.
Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN726
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
Antique English Georgian 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 George 1V Mahogany 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 Satinwood 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. The top has a replacement black hide writing leather with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a band of satinwood with rounded corners.
date:circa 1830
Reference: SN669
SOLD
Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table or Desk
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 Carved 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
SOLD
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.
Date:circa 1900
Reference: SN610
SOLD
Antique William 1V Oak Library Table or Desk
A good quality oak William 1V partners library 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. 
 
Date: circa 1835
Reference: SN731
SOLD
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 molded 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.
 
Date: circa 1800
Reference: SN742
SOLD
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
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 Partners Library Table or Desk

Antique Georgian Partners Library Table or Desk
A rare Antique Georgian library table.These desks 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 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

Antique Georgian Rosewood Writing Table

Antique Georgian Rosewood Writing Table
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.
Date:circa 1830
Reference:SN593
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