Antique French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table


  • £4,250.00
  • €4,976 Euro
  • $5,861 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table

This is an Antique Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table of French Manufacture Dating From Around 1860 and offered for sale in fully restored condition.
We are delighted to offer for sale this very attractive French ormolu mounted rosewood and kingwood parquetry antique bureau plat, which is alternatively known as a centre table and which our antique furniture experts have dated to around 1860.

It being priced realistically this is a rare opportunity to acquire a very special focal point for your office at a reasonable cost.

As you can see from the photographs, this delightful French writing table features a very attractive kingwood parquetry top which is banded in rosewood and has stylish ormolu borders. This is a very attractive writing surface and working on such a table is something you will never tire of.

For storage of your stationery and other items there are two very useful and capacious drawers, located in the frieze, together with a centralised lock that secures both of the drawers at once. A key is supplied.

The French writing table with its eye-catching writing surface is ably supported by four elegant cabriole legs, each of which has decorative ormolu mounts and beading. The legs terminate with elegant ormolu sabots.

This is one of those pieces that can be placed anywhere and looks good in any room you care to put it into.

This attractive yet functional antique writing table has been carefully restored in our own workshop to a high standard of craftsmanship. You are very welcome to inspect the item in person at our London warehouse and showroom or please contact us to fill in any gaps that there may be in the information you need – our experts are always on hand and are happy to help you to find your desirable desk.

More Information and To View
You are very welcome to email us or call us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this French writing table. We would also be delighted to arrange a viewing of this antique bureau plat at our North London warehouse, just email or call for an appointment quoting our reference as shown above so we know which antique writing table you are referring to.

The showroom is open from 10am to 5pm every weekday and on occasional Saturdays - please call first before making a journey on a Saturday.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 71 x Width 140 x Depth 100
Height 55 - Kneehole

Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 4 inches x Width 4 foot, 7 inches x Depth 3 foot, 3 inches
Height 1 foot, 10 inches - Kneehole

Our reference: 07105


  • H: 71cm (27.95in)
  • W: 140cm (55.12in)
  • D: 100cm (39.37in)


circa 1860

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