Antique Victorian Mahogany Partners Pedestal Desk


  • £8,500.00
  • €9,924 Euro
  • $11,625 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique Victorian Mahogany Partners Pedestal Desk

This is a very fine antique Victorian flame mahogany inverted breakfront partners pedestal desk, circa 1880 in date.

The shaped rectangular top features a stunning inset gold tooled green leather writing surface.

It is fitted with three frieze drawers and three further drawers in each pedestal with a pair of cupboard doors verso, all between fluted projecting columns to the angles. The drawers are all mahogany lined with hand cut dovetails and fitted with the original hand carved handles.

The desk is raised on plinth bases fitted with the original brass and porcelain castors.

Complete with original brass locks and keys.

Instill the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this fabulous antique partners pedestal desk.

In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished, waxed and releathered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 187 x Depth 88
Height 61 x Width 84 - Kneehole dimensions

Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 6 foot, 2 inches x Depth 2 foot, 11 inches
Height 2 foot x Width 2 foot, 9 inches - Kneehole dimensions

Flame Mahogany
Thomas Sheraton - 18th century furniture designer, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany."

The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree.

Our reference: A1691


  • H: 76cm (29.92in)
  • W: 187cm (73.62in)
  • D: 88cm (34.65in)


circa 1880

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