Antique Desks

Buy Antique Desks for sale on Antiques world. We offer the finest quality traditional Antique Desks and original Antique Bureaux, beautifully restored to the highest standards. Our Antique Desks date from the early Georgian era to the  Victorian and Edwardian periods in quality woods such as fine Mahogany, country Oak and figured Walnut with a wonderful patina.

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The History of Antique Desks

The earliest form of antique desk is the antique bureau; it appeared in France ca. 1650 and was a fall fronted cabinet. Soon after similar desks appeared in England and these had gate legs to support the fall fronts when open. The insides had drawers, pigeon holes and sliding bible wells for...