This is a sublime mahogany & marquetry inlaid writing desk by the renowned Victorian cabinet maker and retailer Edwards & Roberts, bearing their stamp on the central drawer, Circa 1880 in date.
Decorated with satinwood banding and fine foliate inlaid motifs throughout, including, urns, swags and harebells. The top features a brass gallery and small stationary drawers, complete with a pair of the original ink bottles. The desk top with a sumptuous inset green leather writing surface with gilt tooled decoration.
There is an arrangement of two pairs of three short drawers flanking a central long drawer. All standing on square tapering legs with spade feet terminating in their original caps and castors.
Complete with working locks and key.
This elegant desk will make a wonderful addition to your home.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned polished and waxed, and releathered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 93 x Width 122 x Depth 62 - Overall
Height 74 - Writing surface
Height 59 x Width 54 - Knee hole
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 4 foot x Depth 2 foot - Overall
Height 2 foot, 5 inches - Writing surface
Height 1 foot, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches - Knee hole
Our reference: A1755