late c19th early c20th edwardian period mahogany ladies' writing table or 'bonheur du jour' style desk

Late C19th /early C20th Edwardian period mahogany ladies' writing table or 'Bonheur du jour' style desk .



Item Ref

ML 1610


Late C19th/early C20th Edwardian period mahogany ladies' writing table or 'Bonheur du jour' style desk .
Neat mahogany Sheraton revival style writing table with satinwood cross-banding and string inlay . The frieze fitted with 2 drawers retaining original cast gilt brass handles . The writing surface with the original tooled green leather inset , though worn . Raised on square tapering legs fitted with brass castors .
The rear with fitted inkwell and pen drawers to either side with fiddle-back mahogany veneered concave lidded stationery compartments with galleried backs and inlaid flame-veneered ovals , in the manner of a "Carlton House" style desk .
Original throughout , wear to leather and some fading to polish .
H(overall) 36"
H (writing surface) 28.5"
W 36"
D 21"
England c. 1900
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1610


Height = 92 cm (36")
Width = 92 cm (36")
Depth = 53 cm (21")

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