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Bespoke Large Oval Flame Mahogany Partners Pedestal Desk

partners pedestal desk | Ref. no. 08543 | Regent Antiques Sold

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We are proud to be able to offer this impressive and imposing large bespoke oval partners pedestal desk in top quality flame mahogany.

As you can see from the photographs, this is a beautiful flame mahogany partners desk that will quickly become a favourite place to work in your home office but which would be equally at home in a commercial environment.

This substantial partners pedestal desk has been skilfully accomplished in the much admired and sought after Georgian style. It has been wonderfully crafted from fine quality mahogany and the writing top has been skilfully lined with an inset hide writing surface which has been hand-tooled with attractive gilded decoration.

The drawers are all oak-lined and offer plenty of storage space for your office requisites and stationery items.

As you will no doubt know, originally, partners desks were made to be shared. Accordingly, this partners pedestal desk has been skilfully finished to the same visual standard on both the front and the back. It can confidently be placed anywhere in a room and unlike other desks, it does not have to be placed against a wall to hide an unfinished back.

The oval sides of this partners pedestal desk are finished with smart dummy drawers. One side of the desk has three drawers in the frieze above three drawers in one pedestal whilst the other pedestal includes a drawer situated above a double-depth filing drawer.

The other side of the partners pedestal desk also has three drawers in the frieze with a cupboard with a central shelf in each pedestal, the cupboard doors are made to look like banks of drawers.

We would suggest that this desk would partner very nicely with one of our range of leather desk chairs.

Condition Of This Partners Pedestal Desk

This partners pedestal desk is in a great condition as can easily be seen in the images we have included in our gallery. Please take a few seconds to have a look at them and satisfy yourself of this.

Arrange An Appointment To View This Partners Pedestal Desk

We're confident you will agree that it's a wise decision to view precious items such as this partners pedestal desk in person before you buy. With this thought, we are really happy to encourage shoppers to pay a visit to our North London showroom to have a look at this splendid partners pedestal desk. Whilst you are here you can examine our extended variety of other delightful collectibles and also talk about any questions or problems that you have. Our in-house advisors are readily available to address queries, not merely about this partners pedestal desk but also regarding antiques and collectibles more generally. They've got a great deal of experience and are always delighted to advise.

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Shipping, Delivery and Returns

Wonderful objects such as this partners pedestal desk call for skilled packing and transport to ensure they arrive in the exact same condition that they left us. We take great satisfaction in our shipping competence and can deliver to almost any destination worldwide. However, we ask you to contact us to review shipping plans and obtain an estimate before making any purchases, as we need to be certain that we can meet all your transportation expectations. As you will recognize, some articles need delicate handling and we will need to make sure that everything is in position to get it to you safely. Please quote the item reference number for this partners pedestal desk when getting in touch so we know exactly what the shipping requirements will entail.

You will be pleased to know that shipping is free to any mainland UK destination.

If you are not pleased with this partners pedestal desk, we supply a 14 day money-back guarantee in conformance with the Distance Selling Regulations. If you do wish to return it, you will need to pay the return shipping charges, unless we sent you something materially different to what you were anticipating or have mis-described it in some material way. You must send the article back in its' original condition and packaging.

You're also responsible for any customs duties, taxes or fees that become due outside the European Union.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 76 x Width 168 x Depth 108

Height 60 x Width 66 - Kneehole

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 5 feet, 6 inches x Depth 3 feet, 6 inches

Height 2 feet x Width 2 feet, 2 inches - Kneehole

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).


is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 08543