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LADIES ANTIQUE INLAID ARTS & CRAFTS WRITING DESK


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Reference: 4008 Arts & Crafts Writing Desk


Approximate Age: Edwardian

Principal Wood: Mahogany


Size:
48"(w) x 22"(d) x 46"(h)
122cm(w)x 56cm(d)x 117cm(h)

Price: SOURCED & SOLD

 

 


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A fine and unique Antique Inlaid Arts & Crafts Writing Desk.  With many interesting design features and exceptional craftsmanship this is a rare piece of furniture from this era.  Particular features of this Ladies Arts & Crafts Writing Desk are the glazed rear gallery and the fine inlay work to the pedestal towers and the drawer and cupboard fronts.  The exceptional cabinet making extends to the fitted interior of each cupboard by the sides of the red leather writing surface.  Overall a wonderful piece of Arts & Crafts Writing Furniture.

FEATURES -  4008 Ladies Antique Inlaid Arts & Crafts Writing Desk

  • Exceptionally fine Antique Inlaid Arts& Crafts Desk dating from the early 20thC - Edwardian
  • Twin drawer front elevation, with extensive inlay work and crossbanding
  • Tall pedestal towers united by a leather inset writing surface and a glazed gallery
  • Glazed gallery with mahogany bars
  • Handmade dovetail joints to the mahogany lined drawers
  • Leather writing surface in coral, inset to the crossbanded top
  • Blind embossed work and gold tooling to the inset leather
  • Original brass lever locks with a key to both drawers
  • Brass keyhole liners to both drawer locks
  • Boxwood, ebony and satinwood crossbanding to the curved drawer fronts
  • Plain polished rear elevation (see additional photos)
  • Both pedestal towers with a small cupboard and pigeon hole
  • Open shelves to the inner and outer elevations of both pedestal towers
  • Hinged inlaid cupboard doors opening to reveal stationery compartments and a drawer
  • Inlaid panels to the front of the pedestal towers
  • Original swan-neck handles to both drawers
  • Tapering square sectioned legs terminating in spade feet
  • The legs to both pedestal towers united by a square sectioned 'H' stretcher
  • Dust corner mouldings to the mahogany lined drawer interiors
  • Plain polished side elevations.

DIMENSIONS - 4008 Ladies Antique Inlaid Arts & Crafts Writing Desk

  • Width = 48" (122cm). Depth = 22" (56cm)
  • Maximum height = 46" (117cm)
  • Kneehole width (measured between pedestals) = 33" (84cm)
  • Sitting height (floor to the bottom of the frieze)  = 24" (61cm)
  • Writing surface height from floor = 30" (76cm)
  • Drawer internal widths = 15" (38cm)
  • Drawer internal depths (front to back) = 16" (41cm)
  • Drawer internal heights = 2.75" (7cm).

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