Striking Quality Victorian Mahogany Bonheur Du Jour Writing Desk

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In the Gillows design and of superb quality, this stunning writing desk dates from around 1880 and has a central lift up lid with stationary compartment, key with working lock flanked by six small mahogany lined drawers.

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Striking Quality Victorian Mahogany Bonheur Du Jour Writing Desk

In the Gillows design and of superb quality, this stunning writing desk dates from around 1880 and has a central lift up lid with stationary compartment, key with working lock flanked by six small mahogany lined drawers.  This sits above a red tooled leather writing insert with moulded edge, central mahogany lined frieze drawer with elegant fine scrolled carvings.  This wonderful piece stands on four turned reeded legs and has a lower shaped tier.   The mahogany has aged to a rich shade with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.

Approximate Dimensions are:

Height:100cm / 39.5 inches

Width:92cm / 36 inches

Depth : 60cm / 23.5 inches

Ref  No : 06844

 

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