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1960s French Black Lacquered and Blue Glass Desk
Located in San Francisco, CA
This beautiful 1960s French desk with lacquered black paint and a blue glass top. This desk features ample storage space creating a both functional and stylish design.
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Vintage 1960s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Lacquer

Large Scale French Maison Jansen Style Black Lacquered Desk
Located in Dallas, TX
Very fine large scale French Maison Jansen style black lacquered bureau plat desk. Nice green leather on the top of the desk. Beautiful polished look makes an stylish statement. True...
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Mid-20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

French Louis Philippe Black Lacquered Desk
Located in Port Chester, NY
A French Louis Philippe style black lacquered and polished desk with campaign-style X frame supports, each with turned legs and stretchers on brass feet. Dimensions: 84" W x 34" D...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Louis Philippe Desks and Writing ...

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Wood

Napoleon III French Black Lacquered Bonheur du Jour Desk
Located in New York, NY
Napoleon III black lacquered Bonheur du jour diminutive writing desk, 20th century, throughout with brass inlay and gilt metal appliques, the desk with tooled leather writing pad, al...
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20th Century French Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1920s Black Lacquered French Desk with Ormolu Detailing
Located in Dallas, TX
1920s black lacquered French desk with black leather inset writing surface. Beautifully detailed with ormolu mounts. Details feature Greek motifs and rococo styled hardware.
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Early 20th Century French Desks

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Lacquer

French Chinoiserie Lacquered Bombe Writing Desk or Bureau
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
An elegant French Chinoiserie lacquer Louis XV style bombe writing desk, the leather drop-front writing surface opening to reveal a lacquered interior fitted with two drawers, the wh...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Lacquer

French Jacques Adnet Brass Mounted Black Lacquered Writing Desk
By Jacques Adnet
Located in New York, NY
French 1940s brass mounted black lacquered bureau plat /writing desk with tan leather inset top above a range of frieze drawers (attributed to JACQUES ADNET)
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Art Deco Desk in Kidney Shape, Restored, Black Lacquer, France
Located in Regensburg, DE
Beautiful restored original Art Deco desk in "kidney shape" from France, 20th Century. Walnut, black high gloss lacquered. Polished stainless steel trims and chrome-plated handles. T...
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20th Century French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Stainless Steel

19th Century, French Louis XV Style, Lacquered Wood Desk
Located in IT
19th century, French Louis XV style, lacquered wood desk This elegant lacquered wooden desk was made in France between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th ce...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Françoise Sée Trestles Table Desk with a Red Lacquer Top, France, 1970
By Françoise See
Located in Brussels, BE
The red lacquer top rests on a pair geometric trestles formed of a thick chrome steel blade. Designed by Françoise Sée (Maison Ramsay), circa 1970.
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Vintage 1970s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Metal

Red Leather and Black Lacquer French 1940s Desk or Writing Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Red leather and black lacquer French 1940s desk or writing table. Chic X-base with 3 drawers, the middle one with lock and key.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Mid-Century Modern Neoclassical Black Lacquer Desk by Maison Jansen
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
Elegant French midcentury desk or writing table in the modern neoclassical taste by Maison Jansen with a black lacquer base and black laminate top and four drawers. The desk top i...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Red Leather and Black Lacquer French 1940s Desk or Writing Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Red leather and black lacquer French 1940s desk or writing table. Chic X base with 3 drawers, the middle one with lock and key.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Marcello Desk in Blue Lacquer, Glass, and Brass by Joris Poggioli
By Joris Poggioli
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This desk in glossy blue lacquer with a glass base, brass accents, and velvet and rosewood drawers is by up-and-coming French designer Joris Poggioli, formerly of Youth Éditions.
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2010s French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Baker Country French Black Lacquer Gold Trim Leather Desk Console
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Black lacquer embossed green lather top French Provincial writing table or desk with three drawers by Baker. Stunning looking piece.
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Hardwood

French Jansen Style White Lacquered and Brass Trim Desk with a Leather Top
Located in Dallas, TX
Elegant French Jansen style white lacquered and brass trim desk. Beautiful leather top with Greek key pattern. A very polished look! Exceptional!
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Mid-20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Louis XV Style Black Lacquered Desk with Red Tooled Leather Top
Located in Dallas, TX
French Louis XV style black lacquered desk with a red tooled leather top and bronze hardware.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French Art Deco Black Lacquer Desk with White-Gold Leaf Details
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This sleek black lacquer desk features a demilune design. Two pedestal bases one rectangular and one curved. A hidden door compartment fits inside the curved leg. Raised white-gold l...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks

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Gold Leaf

20th Century Rare Guy Lefevre Lacquer Desk for Maison Jansen
By Guy Lefevre
Located in Chicago, IL
Very rare black lacquer desk on a brass pedestal by Guy Lefevre for Maison Jansen, circa 1970s.
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Vintage 1970s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Petite circa 1880 French Napoleon III Black Lacquer Two-Drawer Writing Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
Striking original antique French Napoleon III bureau plat, writing table or desk. Highlighted by polished brass decorations, the black lacquer finish offers a warm contrast. The wavy...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

19th Century Desk with Cylinder Japanese Lacquer Decor
Located in Marseille, FR
Early 19th century magnificent cylinder desk in Japanese lacquer decorated with flowers and plants. Register of gilded bronzes. Brass gallery. Good condition.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Wood

Art Deco Streamlined Burled & Bookmatched Carpathian Elm, Walnut & Lacquer Desk
Located in New York, NY
This elegant Art Deco walnut, Carpathian elm and black lacquer desk was realized in France, circa 1930. Sitting on striated streamlined feet (suggesting a modern interpretation of th...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Elm, Walnut, Lacquer

Jansen Red Lacquered Writing Table Desk with White Leather Top
By Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
French Directoire style (1940s) red lacquer and gilt trimmed writing table desk with a centered drawer and a white leather top. (stamped: JANSEN)
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Vintage 1940s French Directoire Desks and Writing Tables

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Gold Leaf

Lacquered Desk or Dining Table by Jacques Jarrige
By Jacques Jarrige
Located in New York, NY
Elegant, sculpted desk or dining table by Jacques Jarrige.
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2010s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Scrap Wood

French Louis XV Black Lacquer Bronze Figural Ormolu Bureau Plat Writing Desk
Located in Philadelphia, PA
French Louis XV ebonized black lacquer bronze figural Ormolu Bureau plat writing desk. Item features faux 3 drawer finished back (image 10), ornate bronze ormolu, bronze paw feet, 3 ...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

David Hicks Desk, circa 1960, France
By David Hicks
Located in Girona, Spain
David Hicks desk. Black lacquered wooden desk with two superimposed extension panels on either side with an open drawer space in the center. Leather inlay desk top. Elegant and mo...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

  • David Hicks Desk, circa 1960, France
  • David Hicks Desk, circa 1960, France
  • David Hicks Desk, circa 1960, France
  • David Hicks Desk, circa 1960, France
H 30 in. W 66 in. D 37 in.
French 1960s Art Deco Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An extraordinary vintage Art Deco desk finely crafted out of exotic kingwood with a newly lacquered finish and is fully restored. This writing table is eye-catching features an L des...
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Vintage 1950s French Art Deco Desks

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Steel

  • French 1960s Art Deco Desk
  • French 1960s Art Deco Desk
  • French 1960s Art Deco Desk
  • French 1960s Art Deco Desk
H 33.25 in. W 63 in. D 27.75 in.
Blue Lacquered Guy Lefevre Desk with Bamboo Motifs Legs and Leather Top
By Guy Lefevre
Located in Saint-Ouen, IDF
Beatiful desk designed by Guy Lefevre with decorative nickeled bamboo motifs feet. Nine drawers with Lefevre characteristic square handles and black leather top. The whole piece is c...
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

René Prou, Art Deco Desk in Lacquered Wood, circa 1940-1950
By René Prou
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
René Prou, Art Deco desk in lacquered wood, circa 1940-1950 patina to review.
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Desks

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Velvet, Wood

Hervé Obligi, Colors, Sculptural Fountain Pen, France, 2017
By Hervé Obligi
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural fountain pen by Hervé Obligi. Plum lacquer, jasper, amber. Marked: HO Unique piece.
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21st Century and Contemporary French More Desk Accessories

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Lacquer

Carpathian Elm Burl Pigment Powder Lacquer and Silvered Brass Writing Desk
By Privatiselectionem
Located in Paris, FR
Versatil MMXIX is a midcentury inspired, sleek writing desk perfectly suited for the home office or bedroom. The desk combines a streamlined aesthetic with a sophisticated selection ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Brass, Brass

French Fusee Lacquered Brass Original Enamel Dial 8 Day Desk Clock, 1890s
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: French Fusee STYLE / REFERENCE: Desk Clock METAL / MATERIAL: Polished and Lacquered Brass with all Original Glass CIRCA / YEAR: 1890's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 4.5 inches ...
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Antique 1890s Late Victorian Desk Accessories

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Brass

1970s Freestanding Brass & Lacquered Burr Walnut Wood Desk by Jean Claude Mahey
By Jean Claude Mahey
Located in Sherborne, Dorset
This superb original 1970s desk is great example of the luxurious work by French designer Jean Claude Mahey. The main body is veneered in burr walnut with a high lacquer finish and a...
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Late 20th Century French Modern Desks

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Brass

Hervé Obligi, Colors, Sculptural Fountain Pen, France, 2017
By Hervé Obligi
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural fountain pen by Hervé Obligi. Amazonite, pink lacquer, pearl, tourmaline. Marked: HO Unique piece.
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21st Century and Contemporary French More Desk Accessories

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Tourmaline

Early 20th Century Lacquered Wood Chinoiserie Desk with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Early 20th century beautiful writing desk. This desk is unique on 1stdibs! You won't find another with such fantastic mother of pearl inlay work. I invite you to take a good look at ...
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Vintage 1920s French Desks

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Wood

Hervé Obligi, Colors, Sculptural Fountain Pen, France, 2017
By Hervé Obligi
Located in New York, NY
Sculptural fountain pen by Hervé Obligi. Gold leaf lacquer, rock crystal, yellow gold. Marked: HO Unique piece.
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21st Century and Contemporary French More Desk Accessories

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Rock Crystal, Gold Leaf, Gold

Karges Solid Walnut French Country Leather Top Petit Desk Writing Table Console
By Karges Furniture
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Cabriole legs all solid walnut French Provincial leather top writing table desk console by Karges. Superior craftsmanship and materials.
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20th Century American French Provincial Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

Desk Table by Maurice Marty
By Maurice Marty
Located in New York, NY
Desk table 2017 Bronze, grey oak, brown lacquered wood (drawer) Edition of 8 + 4 A.P Signed and numbered Measures: H 30.8 x L 74.75 x W 31.5 in. ( H 78.5 x L 190 x W 80 cm) Mau...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

  • Desk Table by Maurice Marty
  • Desk Table by Maurice Marty
  • Desk Table by Maurice Marty
  • Desk Table by Maurice Marty
H 30.9 in. W 31.5 in. D 74.75 in.
Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze and Lacquer Inkstand
Located in Boston, MA
Of cartouche form, fitted with three vessels raised on a scrolling foliate bronze base. This charming inkstand is very much in keeping with period pieces from the mid-18th century...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Inkwells

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Bronze

Japanned or Chinoiserie Decorated Louis XV Style Lacquer Inkwell
Located in Nashville, TN
The lacquer ground with a strong burgundy undertone. Well carved , colored and other wise decorated . The porcelain well in good Antique condition . Minor wear due to age and use .
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Antique 1860s French Louis XV Inkwells

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Lacquer

Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
By Maxime Old
Located in Paris, FR
Rare executive desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971 A curved-shaped desk, having a chest completely lacquered with cloudy green lacquer, including two blocks of two drawers with two golden...
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Vintage 1970s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Aluminum

  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
  • Rare Executive Desk by Maxime Old, 1970-1971
H 29.53 in. W 94.89 in. D 36.62 in.
A 19th Century Black Lacquered and Ormolu-Mounted Bureauplat
By Jacques Dubois
Located in Armadale, Victoria
An exceptionally fine 19th century black lacquered and ormolu-mounted Bureuplat in the style Jacques Dubois, the tooled red leather writing surface to graduated edge and leaf corner ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Louis XV Style Lacquered and Gilt Bronze-Mounted Bureau Plat
Located in Dallas, TX
Fine, French bureau plat or writing table desk. Made in the grand Louis XV taste featuring bronze mounts with white lacquered frame. With original key. Fine rocaille motif moulded mo...
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20th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Tulipwood Kingwood and Ebony Drop Front Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI St. tulipwood, kingwood and ebony drop front desk. The desk is raised by four square columns joined by a bottom tier an...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Ormolu

Leather Empire Style Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This French Empire desk has been fully restored, is made out of mahogany wood stained in a newly ebonized lacquered finish with gilt molding details and newly restored. This desk als...
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Vintage 1970s French Empire Desks

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Mahogany, Giltwood, Leather, Faux Leather, Wood

  • Leather Empire Style Desk
  • Leather Empire Style Desk
  • Leather Empire Style Desk
  • Leather Empire Style Desk
H 31 in. W 68 in. D 31 in.
Boin-Taburet Paris Soapstone Inkwell, Ormolu and Chinese Lacquer, circa 1880
By Boin-Taburet
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Open- worked carved monkey design soapstone inkwell (steatite) Resting on a red and gold china lacquer tray designed with characters on a bridge. Mount of tray and inkwell bronze god...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Inkwells

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Soapstone, Ormolu

'Écritoire', a Gem-Like Desk Bridging Design and the Decorative Arts
By Charles Kalpakian
Located in Paris, FR
‘Écritoire’ Desk (Lacquered) by French Lebanese Charles Kalpakian is a true gem, resounding in its elegance, simplicity, graphic unity and the complementarity of materials. Curves an...
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2010s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Writing Desk, Rosewood and Ormulu
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Antique Louis XV style bureau plat writing desk, rosewood and Ormulu mounts, raised on cabriole legs. Tooled leather top. Dimensions: 43” W x 31.5” H x 25.5” D Side drawers (2): ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Olive Burl Wood Heavy Patches Veneer Italian Bombay Shape Desk Writing Table
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Heavy olive burl wood patches Italian 5 drawers desk writing table.
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20th Century Italian French Provincial Desks and Writing Tables

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Burl

1930s Modernist Art Deco Desk by Duflot and Glorieux with Saint-Gobain Glass
By Duflot et Glorieux
Located in Baden-Baden, DE
This modernist office was designed by the architects DUFLOT and GLORIEUX in France in the 1930s Turquoise lacquered metal box / container with three drawers on the left. Black Sa...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Metal

Jean Prouvé Writing Table or Desk "Surveillant" ("Monitor") for Lycée Nancy
By Jean Prouvé
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Authentic Jean Prouvé monitor's / observer's-desk made of a green tubular steel frame (the typical metallic green that Prouvé often uses) that supports a massive oak top. On the righ...
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Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

19th Century Louis XVI Leather Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This French 1880s Louis XVI desk is handcrafted of mahogany wood stained a dark ebonized color with a beautiful newly lacquered finish. The top of the desk features original embossed...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Bronze

  • 19th Century Louis XVI Leather Desk
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Leather Desk
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Leather Desk
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Leather Desk
H 30.25 in. W 59 in. D 29.5 in.
Pierre Yves Tremois Limited Edition Fountain Pen with Original Case
By Pierre-Yves Trémois
Located in Arles, FR
Fountain pen and ballpoint pen by the artist Trémois (Rare!). This pen is made by the same manufacturers as the Montblanc pens. Gold nib. White lacquer and gold-plated. Himalaya mode...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Gold Plate

Fine French Belle Époque Bureau Plat
Located in Dallas, TX
Extraordinary French Belle Époque ebonized bureau plat having a gold tooled leather top. The shaped three drawer frieze ornately decorated with gilt bronze ribbon and reed borders an...
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Vintage 1940s French Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

  • Fine French Belle Époque Bureau Plat
  • Fine French Belle Époque Bureau Plat
  • Fine French Belle Époque Bureau Plat
  • Fine French Belle Époque Bureau Plat
H 30 in. W 61.5 in. D 32 in.
Maurice Alet, Desk, Bookcase and Armchair in Ebony Macassar
By Maurice Alet
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Maurice Alet, ( 1874-1967 ), desk, bookcase and armchair in veneer ebony macassar and lacquered wood. Marquetry monogram on the top of the desk. Pivoting armchair in leather
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Desks

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Macassar, Wood

Charles-Boulle Style Mounted Tortoiseshell Engraved Brass and Ebony Desk, 1900
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Florence, IT
Charles- Boulle style ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell engraved brass and ebony finish desk. Center or parlor table with serpentine-shaped top, inlaid with foliate brass scrollwork. Red...
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Early 20th Century French Baroque Desks

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Brass, Bronze

Xavier Marbeau 1970s "Estéral" Stainless Steel, Wood and Glass Desk
By Xavier Marbeau
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Xavier Marbeau 1970s "Estéral" stainless steel, lacquered wood and glass desk.
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Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Stainless Steel

19th Century E. Khan and Cie Louis XV Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Dramatic and rare late 19th century French bureau plat or writing table desk made by E. Khan and Cie Paris, France. Made in the grand Louis XV taste featuring bronze mounts and a bro...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Bronze

Raymond Loewy Desk with Drawers for Doubinsky Freres, DF2000 Series
By Raymond Loewy, Doubinsky Freres
Located in Kansas City, MO
Rare Raymond Loewy DF2000 desk in red, orange, and white. See photos for how the desk top slides forward to create clearance for a chair and also reveals storage. Red molded plastic ...
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Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Desks

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Steel

Alfred Porteneuve, Art Deco Writing Table and Chair, France, circa 1935
By Alfred Porteneuve
Located in New York, NY
Marked: Dessine par Ruhlmann edite par Porteneuve.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

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French Lacquer Desk For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal French lacquer desk for your home. Each French lacquer desk for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and lacquer. Find 324 options for an antique or vintage French lacquer desk now, or shop our selection of 21 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a French lacquer desk — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. Each French lacquer desk bearing Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Louis XVI hallmarks is very popular. Maison Jansen, Michel Buffet and Guy Lefevre each produced at least one beautiful French lacquer desk that is worth considering.

How Much is a French Lacquer Desk?

The average selling price for a French lacquer desk at 1stDibs is $5,087, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $95,000 for the highest priced.