Antique Unusual French Mahogany Large Desk


+44 (0)131 5537286

+44 (0)7836 283669


United Kingdom

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Antique Unusual French Mahogany Large Desk

Circa 1850, exhibition quality French mahogany freestanding desk. The large rectangular shaped top with three-quarter pierced gallery to the recently re-leathered green writing surface with blind tooling and gilding. With 5 drawers to the frieze with fielded panels, cast brass escutcheons, oak linings and unusually the drawers are the full depth of the desk. The shaped and carved pilasters extend to the elaborate quarter blocks at the knee hole, which also flank the outside of the desk. With further fielded panels to all the other surfaces, all with matching flame mahogany veneers. The 2 banks of 2 drawers are below the frieze and are over stout carved, turned legs with unusual pierced brackets, cast brass cups and white porcelain castors.


  • H: 80cm (31.50in)
  • W: 196cm (77.17in)
  • D: 100cm (39.37in)


Circa 1850

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Telephone: +44 (0)131 5537286

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10 Pattison Street
United Kingdom


Situated in Edinburgh, we are one of Scotland’s leading antique dealers.

A member of LAPADA and CINOA, we have an extensive range of quality antiques including fine Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian furniture, gilt mirrors, dining tables and large sets of chairs, clocks and works of art in our five floor warehouse in Leith.

With a personal approach, friendly advice and efficient after sales care, we ensure you find the antiques or works of art to suit your taste and budget, including the option of trying items in your own home prior to making any final decisions.

Owners:  Pat and John Dixon

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