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Antique and Period Desks

As well as our comprehensive range of new desks, we also stock a large range of Period Desks, all fully restored to a high standard in our own workshops. These range from Desks made in the 1950’s through to Antique Desks made in the Edwardian and Victorian Period.

Please view our current stock listed below.

Current Stock

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Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

47.5" (121cm)

50.5" (128cm)

30.5" (78cm)

£2095
Special offer price £1495

A very unusual Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk made in Satin birch. Lovely interior made up of pigeon holes, letter racks & drawers.


The desk is paneled all the way around & has pull out brush slides, for extra writing platforms. There are 8 drawers the bottom right hand drawer being a double drawer. Each drawer has beautifully carved shaped hand made handles a real feature to this desk.

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase.  Two glazed doors, adjustable shelves inside.  Shaped Pelmet top section.


The base section has two drawers with the original art deco style handles. Cupboard doors with a further storage inside.  

Width

Height

Depth

Price

35.5" (90cm)

82" (208cm)

16.5" Top 12" (42cm-31cm)

£1095
Special Offer Price £695

All prices shown include VAT

A Charming, Edwardian ( 1910 ) Child's Writing Desk. Made in English Elmwood. Four single drawers with the original Brass handles. A pull out platform slide, a foot rest between the pedestal and side panel.


Fully restored and fitted with a new Wine leather top.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

33" (84cm)

26.5" (67cm)

18.5" (47cm)

£495
Offer Price £395

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 ) Dickens Style Desk. Made using solid Ash, which is similar in appearance to Oak.  


The desk section has nine drawers with the original brass ring handles. A further two drawers are located on the desk top with a brass gallery running along the back edge.

Polished to a light golden shade with an Olive Green leather inlays.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

48" (122cm)

35.5" (90cm)

24" (61cm)

£1195
Special offer price £795

Width

Height

Depth

Price

59.5" (151cm)

30" (76cm)

35.5" (90cm)

£695
Offer Price £625

A 1920's Country Style Writing Table. Manufactured in Pitch Pine, Oak and Beech. Three drawers with the original Brass Cup Handles. Gun Barrel style turned legs. Natural waxed finish.

Tan leather top.


Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

48" (122cm)

33.25" (84cm)

29" (74cm)

£1095
Offer Price £945

A Victorian Mahogany Slope top Writing Desk.

Each pedestal has four drawers with the original turned knobs.  The desk top has a lift up leather inlaid writing slope with two small drawers each side.

Inside the slope are two further small drawers and letter dividers.

Restored and re polished with new Olive Green leather inlays.


A small solid Mahogany Polished top Desk, circa 1950 s. Could also be used as a Dressing Table.  Seven drawers with figured Mahogany drawer fronts, decorative handles. The useful top drawer is full width.

Shaped O Gee style feet.  Re french polished.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

48" (122cm)

30" (76cm)

24" (61cm)

£695
Offer Price £625

Small Victorian Pitch pine pedestal desk

A Pretty Queen Ann Style Walnut Desk.  Five drawers with Burr Walnut drawer fronts and Brass pierced back handles. Queen Ann style legs. Polished and fitted with a new Olive Green leather top.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

44" (112cm)

30.5" (77cm)

22.5" (57cm)

£895
Offer Price £795

Special clearance price !!!!  £600 Off

Special clearance price !!! £400 Off

Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30.5" (78cm)

36" (91cm)

£1595
Offer Price £1395

A large Mahogany 1920's Paneled desk on shaped bracket feet. Nine single locking drawers with there original swan drop brass handles.


Fully restored and re french polished. New Green leather top with rose pattern gilding.


This desk is made in three sections.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

49" (125cm)

30" (76cm)

35" (89cm)

£1795
Offer Price £1595

A 1920’s Walnut Panelled Desk. Useful extra depth of 35” . The left pedestal has four drawers, the right pedestal has three including a double depth drawer. a shaped middle section giving more leg room to work at the desk. Original Craved handles.  There are two pull out platform slides located under the desk top.

Panelled sides and back. Re polished to the original mid brown walnut shade and fitted with a new black hide leather.

An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase

A fine quality 1930’s Mahogany Writing Bureaux. Three locking drawers with attractive brass handles, inlaid with figured mahogany grain. A Locking bureau flap and shaped cabriole legs. The bureau interiors writing flap has been inlaid with a new tan skiver leather and has letter racks and three inlaid drawers.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

36" (92cm)

40" (102cm)

18" (46cm)

£725
Offer Price £649

Writing Bureaux

Width

Height

Depth

Price

50" (127cm)

50" (127cm)

34" (86cm)

£1795
Offer Price £1595

A lovely example of a 1920’s English made Oak Roll Top Desk. Original supplied by M.W. EDGLEY. Office Furniture 154 Fleet Street, London, as seen on the original brass key escution plate.

Eight drawers including a double depth drawer in the right pedestal with the original wooden handles. Panelled sides and back panels. A pair of pull out platform slides are located under the writing surface.


The impressive interior has number of small drawers with brass name plate slots and various letter racks.

We have sympathetically restored the desk retaining the original patina and colour.


An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

36" (91cm)

£895
Offer Price £795

A 1950’s Mahogany Retro Desk. Seven drawers with shaped wooden strip handles. Locks on the right drawers. Re polished to a lighter mahogany shade and fitted with a new Olive Green leather top.


Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Width

Height

Depth

Price

50" (127cm)

30" (76cm)

27.5" (70cm)

£1495
Offer Price £1345

A 1920’s Oak Panelled Desk. Four drawers in each pedestal with the original shaped handles.. A pair of pull out platform slides are located under the desk top. No centre drawer but a shaped middle section giving good legroom to sit and work at the desk.


Restored and re polished keeping the original medium oak shade and fitted with a new Tan leather top with rose pattern gilding.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

50" (127cm)

32" (81cm)

£2495
Offer Price £2245

A large Oak Roll Top Desk made by A Cutler & Son, Buffalo, New York USA, who started producing Roll Top Desks in the late 1820’s. This impressive example we think was produced around 1880.

Each pedestal has four drawers with the original wooden handles. No centre drawer giving more legroom to work at the desk. The interior has various letter racks, drawers and pencil trays.

The s shaped tabour shutter works smoothly and is lockable. Restored and polished to the original mid oak colour.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

30" (76cm)

30" (76cm)

£1695
Offer Price £1495

A 1920’s Oak Desk. Polished to a lighter golden shade. Nine single locking drawers with solid brass handles. Panelled sides, vertical reeded front pedestal posts.

Re polished and fitted with a new Black hide leather top with a thin gilt line decoration.



Pictured with a New DC058 Richmond Swivel Desk Chair. Light oak frame and matching Black hide leather upholstery.  Price £809


Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

32.5" (83cm)

£1895
Offer Price £1695

A 1920’s Solid Oak Panelled Desk. Fully restored and re polished to the original medium oak shade with a new Wine hide leather top fitted.

Eight drawers with the original wooden handles. A double depth file drawer in the right pedestal. A pair of pull out platform slides are located under the desk top.


Pictured with one of our new DC 058 Richmond Swivel chairs, matching wine leather buttoned upholstery, oak frame. Available separately.


DC 058 Richmond Swivel Desk Chair £839

Edwardian '1901-1910', 'S' shaped Roll top desk

Partners Desks

Width

Height

Depth

Price

60" (152cm)

30" (76cm)

48" (122cm)

£2795
Offer Price £2495

A fine example of a solid oak 1920’s double sided Partners Desk. Both sides of the desk have the same drawer configuration. A double file drawer in the right pedestal with seven other single drawers. Original wooden handles. The top drawers lock with new keys supplied. A pair of pull out platform slides are located under the desk top. A support floor bar runs across the centre of the kneehole. Panelled pedestal sides. Polished to a lovely golden oak shade with a new one piece bottle green hide leather top and decorative gilding.



Pictured with one of our new DC 054 Captains Swivel Desk Chairs. Polished and upholstered in matching bottle green leather.


Chair Price £755



An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase An Edwardian ( 1901 - 1910 )  Oak Glazed Bookcase

An original 1920’s Oak Swivel Desk Chair.  Restored and re french polished with a new set of brass castors fitted and a new bottle green leather seat. Height adjustable.


Price £395   Offer Price £359


A fine Georgian Mahogany Bureau, dating from around 1770. This handsome and extremely functional bureau has a good one piece locking fall front, enclosing pigeon holes, four small drawers a central cupboard and two secret oak lined columns. Four main locking graduated drawers with ebony escutcheons and brass handles.  Shaped feet and vertical column corner ends. Cleaned, polished and waxed retaining the attractive mellow mahogany shade.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

43" (109cm)

41" (104cm)

21.5" (55cm)

£795
Offer Price £695

Width

Height

Depth

Price

54" (137cm)

31" (79cm)

30" (76cm)

£2595
Offer Price £2349

A Stunning Mid Victorian ( 1850 ) Carved Oak Desk.

The front of the desk has nine drawers decorated with carved oak leaves, acorns and branches that are used as handles to pull the drawers open. Vertical columns, carved plinths and desk top mouldings.

The back of the desk also has vertical columns , carved panels and freezes. Would suit a room were the desk can be view from the back as well as the front to appreciate the workmanship that has gone into this lovely desk. Full restored and french polished to the original medium oak shade with a new tan hide leather top fitted. Made in three section for easy assembly.


Pictured with one of our Richmond style swivel desk chairs.


Width

Height

Depth

Price

50" (127cm)

30" (76cm)

30" (76cm)

£1595
Offer Price £1395

A 1920’s Dark Oak Panelled Desk. Four drawers in the left pedestal, three in the right pedestal including a double depth file drawer. A locking middle drawer, new key supplied. A pair of pull out platform slides.


Restored and re polished to a rich dark oak shade and fitted with a new Red leather top with snake pattern gilding.

Width

Height

Depth

Price

48" (122cm)

29.5" (75cm)

26" (66cm)

£1295
Offer Price £1149

Attractive French Mahogany Desk. Circa 1901 - 1910  Twin pedestals with raised feet, four single drawers in each pedestal which can be locked by the hinged wooden lockable flaps. Original decorative brass drawer pulls.


Restored and re polished. The top has been fitted with a new Wine coloured leather top with a thin gilt line decoration.