This is a beautiful antique Edwardian Period mahogany kneehole desk, circa 1900 in date.
The desk features a beautifully moulded top with an inset gold tooled tan leather writing surface and foliate carved border,and is serpentine in shape with wonderful foliate carved decoration.
There is a central frieze drawer over a knee hole flanked by four drawers, fitted with the original decorative ormolu handles. The desk is raised on carved ball and claw feet and is finished all round, so it is freestanding.
The mahogany has aged to a golden shade with a striking grain and good patina. It is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.
Instil the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this glorious antique desk.
Complete with original working locks and key.
In excellent condition having been cleaned polished and waxed, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 75 x Width 137 x Depth 71
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 4 foot, 6 inches x Depth 2 foot, 4 inches
Our reference: A1855