exceptional quality midc19th victorian burrwalnut pedestal desk of practical proportions

Exceptional quality mid-C19th Victorian burr-walnut pedestal desk of practical proportions.



Item Ref

ML 183


Exceptional quality mid-C19th Victorian period burr-walnut pedestal desk of practical proportions.
Smart burr-walnut veneered 3-part pedestal desk of 9 drawers with an inset tooled green leather writing surface. Highly-figured and richly-coloured walnut veneers throughout and of free-standing form . The mahogany-lined drawers all with applied moulded edges and fitted with original twin turned-knob pulls and brass key escutcheons and locks by "Hobbs & Co. London". The pedestals raised on original castors set beneath the plinth bases.
The desk divides into 3 parts for ease of movement and transportation.
In excellent original condition with no damage, losses or repairs. The green gilt-tooled leather top being an old replacement which has achieved a good atmospheric patina of wear and use.
Has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops, ready to use .
Supplied with a working key for centre frieze drawer only .
*NB . The list price is inclusive of VAT at the Standard Rate of 20% which could be reclaimed by a VAT Registered Company or deducted from the price for export to a country outside of the EU with proof of export certificate.
H 29.5"
W 48"
D 28"
Width of Kneehole opening 17.5"
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 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 183


Height = 75 cm (30")
Width = 122 cm (48")
Depth = 72 cm (29")

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