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Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Bureau Plat, Late 18th Century
Located in New York, NY
A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted bureau plat, late 18th century with center drawer and flanking side drawers, drawer on right with safe. Provenance: Duveen Brothers.
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

George III Period Cylinder Top Desk
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A George III period mahogany cylinder top desk, the main structure in satinwood and Harewood, the drawer fronts beautifully figured in harewood with Kingwood banding with fine line i...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Kingwood

Georgian Mahogany Fall Front Desk, England, circa 1800
Located in San Francisco, CA
Georgian Mahogany fall front desk with fitted interior of nine small drawers and seven pigeon holes, the top supported on two slide out supports above four graduated drawers and bras...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Spanish 18th Century Table or Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very handsome 18th century table or desk from the Catalan region of Spain. Beautifully constructed from walnut with three drawers and wonderfully shaped legs. Perfect as a console ...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Spanish 18th Century Walnut Reflectoire Table or Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
An outstanding 18th century Reflectoire table or desk from the Catalan region of Spain. Masterly constructed from walnut with a stunning solid board top. Wonderful patina.... This ta...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Gorgeous 18th Century Tin Marquetry Writing Desk/ Cabinet
Located in Brussels, BE
18th century tin marquetry writing desk.
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German Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Tin

18th Century Mahogany Knee-Hole Desk
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An 18th century mahogany knee-hole desk with central cupboard and a fielded panel with an arched knee-hole. The top with a shaped moulded edge.
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Late 18th Century Mahogany Draw Leaf Table to a Design by Thomas Sheraton
Located in London, GB
A fine and most useful late 18th century draw-leaf table similar to designs by Thomas Sheraton in his 'The cabinet-makers and upholsterer's drawing book'. The top concealing two-dr...
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British Sheraton Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

18th century Hepplewhite Satinwood Writing Table with Work with Silk Basket
Located in Savannah, GA
Classic Hepplewhite satinwood writing table featuring leather covered slide, a work basket and a divided drawer. Original finish, brass pulls and knobs. The silk fabric on the basket...
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English Hepplewhite Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George II Burl Walnut Lowboy
Located in San Francisco, CA
Walnut and burl walnut lowboy with crossbanding around the top, satinwood inlay on the front, and having original brass pulls. Standing on cabriole legs ending on Spanish feet, Engla...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Desk with Three Drawers from Pyrenees Region
Located in Chicago, IL
This impressive desk is from the Southwest part of France (Pyrenees region) and is made from walnut and oakwood. It features three drawers for storage and is strong and sturdy.
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Walnut

18th Century George II Mahogany Kneehole Desk
Located in Dublin 8, IE
18th century George II mahogany knee hole desk, with one long drawer above central cupboard door flanked by six short drawers raised on bracket feet.
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Irish George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

Directoire Mahogany Dressing Table French
Located in San Francisco, CA
Directoire period solid mahogany and brass-mounted dressing table. Opening to reveal a slightly lowered surface with a mirror mounted on the underside of the lift top. On turned tape...
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French Directoire Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

18th Century French Louis XVI Writing Table or Desk
Located in San Francisco, CA
Louis XVI Walnut Writing Table with inset brown leather top with tooling, standing on cabriole legs ending on cloven hoof feet and having single drawer with steel decorative plate an...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Walnut

18th Century Swedish Painted Gustavian Desk
Located in Kramfors, SE
Period Gustavian table with one drawer. Straight, tapered legs. Detachable tabletop. Dry scraped to its original blue paint. Late 18th century, from Northern Sweden.  
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Swedish Gustavian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Pine

18th Century Louis XVI Period Bureau à Cylindre or Cylinder Desk
Located in Birmingham, AL
An exceptional Louis XVI period bureau à cylindre, or cylinder desk with bookcase, giving you a glimpse of the beauty of fine 18th century French furniture. The desk exhibits an exc...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

French Louis XV Petite Kidney-Shaped Writing Table, Paris, 1780
Located in Chicago, IL
French transitional period kidney-shaped desk. 18th century French transitional design between Louis XV and Louis XVI is timeless, elegant, and understated it works well in modern, c...
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French Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Rococo Petite Desk with Gold Bronze Mounts by Edward Holmes Baldock, Paris, 1780
Located in Chicago, IL
Extraordinary Louis XV style bureau plat desk by Edward Holmes Baldock, with its petite portions will fit comfortably into small spaces. 18th century bureau plats or writing tables w...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Fine Pair of Gillows Bedroom Dressing Tables
Located in London, by appointment only
A near pair of fine late 18th century mahogany dressing tables, each with a kneehole and five drawers, standing on fluted tapering legs, terminating on brass castors. Stamped Gil...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Very Fine Mid-18th Century Spanish Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very fine mid-18th century desk from the Catalan region of Spain. This wonderful desk is beautifully constructed from walnut and hand-forged iron stretchers. The plateau is a solid...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Elegant Little Mid-18th Century George II 'Lady Desk'
Located in Nordhavn, DK
Elegant little 'Lady Desk', George II, in walnut with original brass fittings. Top with leather, England, circa 1750. Beautiful patina.
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

French Marquetry Slant Top Ladies Writing Desk, Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
French marquetry ladies slant top three-drawer writing desk with floral motif inlay, flanking step back interior drawers, leather writing surface, carved scalloped skirt, original or...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Gold, Ormolu

Fine Period Sheraton Mahogany Reading Table
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Fine George III mahogany Sheraton reading table with adjustable stem and drawer, circa 1795.
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

George III Period Mahogany Reading and Writing Table
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A most unusual and good George III period mahogany reading and writing occasional table. The shaped centre support with well carved writhen section over cabriole feet. The top openin...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

18th Century Satinwood Secrétaire Abattant
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A quite exceptional and rare satinwood secrétaire abattant with superbly figured timbers, the fall quarter with oval borders of marquetry inlays, the rounded supports inlaid with sle...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Satinwood

Chippendale Period Mahogany Reading or Writing Table
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An elegant Chippendale period mahogany reading/writing table on very well carved central tapering support, the block over the feet with inset 'punched' panels, the double ratchet adj...
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British Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Late 18th Century Mahogany Cylinder Bureau
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A late 18th century mahogany cylinder bureau of small size, the interior with a folding writing slide below pigeon holes, square tapering supports with brass shoes and castors. RR.
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

George III Period Universal Table
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
George III period ‘universal’ extending table, exceptionally well designed mahogany table of good proportions when closed, when open capable of seating up to six persons. Has a fitte...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

Exceptional Catalan Late 17th Century Side Table
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exceptional late 17th century side table from the Catalan region of Spain. Constructed in walnut with a tremendous solid board top. The patina is outstanding - sumptuous and lumin...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

George III Period Library Desk
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A good George III period mahogany library desk, probably Scottish, the original handles and escutcheons of elaborate cast designs, the stiles finely carved.
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

English Mahogany Tambour Satinwood Inlaid Writing Desk, Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany tambour desk with sliding leather writing surface, interior satinwood compartmentalized drawers with the original bone knobs, five lower drawers with the original br...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George III Period Writing Screen Table
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An attractive George III period mahogany writing screen table, the rising top adjustable. A freeze drawer to one side, the screen section rising to protect the ladies complexion from...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Georgian Mahogany Eight-Drawer Leather Top Drum Table, A. Solomon, circa 1780
Located in Milford, NH
A wonderful English Georgian mahogany eight-drawer drum table with its original leather top, supported by a turned pedestal with four splayed legs, terminating with brass feet on cas...
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European Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Spanish Console/Sofa Table with Three Deep Drawers
Located in Chicago, IL
Spanish library, sofa or console table made in the late 1600s or early 1700s, with three very deep hand-carved drawers with their original handmade drop pulls. Structurally restored,...
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Spanish Rustic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

George III Period Mahogany Writing Table
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
An exceptionally fine George III period mahogany writing table with inset leather writing surface with rounded edges to the top, fine tapering square supports with box sections, inla...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Early Georgian Antique Veneered Walnut Bureau
Located in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
A mid-18th century walnut bureau of a good pale color and patina: original brasses and feet (these made of pale oak).
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

Italian Parquetry Inlaid Writing Table Desk, 18th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
An exceptional parquetry inlaid writing table with Neoclassical designs, inlay with satinwood, black walnut, and fruitwood. Having a single center drawer, and supported on tapering l...
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Fruitwood, Satinwood, Walnut

English Mahogany Bow Front Inlaid Ladies Dressing Table. Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany bow front ladies dressing table with hinged top, single drawer, original brasses, satin wood inlay, compartmentalized fitted interior with oval folding mirror, termi...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George III Period Metamorphic Satinwood Tambour-Top Desk
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A George III period metamorphic satinwood Tambour-Top Desk with fine marquetry and parquetry inlays of neo-classical form with garlands and ‘knotted’ banding, incorporating a slide r...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Satinwood

English Mahogany Inlaid Leather Top Rent Table. Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany four drawer leather top rent table with circular swivel top, diamond bone escutcheons, checkered inlay, and terminating on a tripod base with original brass casters....
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

18th Century Italian Walnut Desk and Three Chairs
Located in Brentwood, TN
A marvelous 18th century Italian writing table with the three chairs from Florence, Italy. This desk is an example of country Italian furniture. Simple but elegant. Strong but utilit...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Country Style Barley Twist Writing Desk or End Table, circa 1700's
Located in Chicago, IL
English petite writing table with fine barley twist legs that has been French polished over a 45 day period to within an inch of its life. One you place your hand on the top surface,...
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English Country Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Antique Dutch Marquetry 18th Century Large Freestanding Desk
Located in Round Top, TX
Large, freestanding five-drawer mahogany desk with elaborate marquetry inlay and ball in claw feet. Inlay included exquisite florals, birds, and other embellishments. To appreciate t...
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Dutch Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Mahogany Leather Top Writing Desk, Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany two-drawer leather top writing desk with carved molded edge, original brasses and terminating on chamfered tapered legs, Late 18th century. Desk is finished on all ...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Satinwood and Patera Inlaid Knee Hole Desk. Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
English satinwood and ebony string patera inlaid seven-drawer knee hole desk with original brasses, prospect door, and terminating on original bracket feet. Late 18th century.
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

17th c. English Renaissance Walnut Desk
Located in New York, NY
17th century English Renaissance walnut table desk with two drawers and four spool legs joined by a box stretcher.
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English Northern Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Exceptional Quality Pedestal Desk
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Antique desk made of exceptionally fine mahogany with concave front and old green skiver. The quality and construction of this desk are second to none, slide open the drawers and che...
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

Fine Louis XVI Mahogany Leather-Top Table Attributed to Canabas
Located in Sheffield, MA
A Fine Louis XVI Mahogany Leather Top Table Attributed to Canabas Joseph Canabas maitre 1766 Height 28 in. Width 27 in. Depth 17 in. Tab84
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

19th Century Continental Chinoiserie Drop Front Desk
Located in New York, NY
Late 18th or early 19th century Continental (possibly Dutch) drop front desk composed of inlay-trimmed satinwood with lacquered panels decorated with Chinoiserie landscapes. The pie...
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European Chinoiserie Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

English Hepplewhite Mahogany Three Drawer Writing Table. Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English Hepplewhite mahogany three drawer writing table with circular brasses and terminating on squared tapered legs. Late 18th Century
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English Hepplewhite Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

American Regency Walnut Leather Top Kidney Desk, Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
American Regency walnut graduated nine-drawer kidney shaped knee hole desk with green leather top, original brass pulls, and reverse side interior shelving. Desk is finished on all s...
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American Regency Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

George ll Period Walnut Knee Hole Desk
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A good George II period walnut Knee hole Desk the quartered top with an unusual cross banded oval inlaid centre, the drawer fronts with fine herringbone detail. The stile fronts with...
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British George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

English Chippendale Mahogany Writing Desk. Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
English Chippendale mahogany three drawer leather top writing desk with tilt writing surface, original brasses, and terminating on tapered legs with original brass casters. Late 18t...
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British Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Mahogany Leather Top Writing Desk. Circa 1780
Located in Charleston, SC
English three drawer leather top writing desk with adjustable tilt top, fitted interior. Satinwood string inlay, original brasses, and terminating on tapered square legs. Late 18th C...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Mahogany Writing Table. Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany two drawer writing table with one board top, lions head pull brasses, and terminating on tapered legs with original brass casters. Late 18th Century.
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

English Mahogany Campaign Desk. Circa 1790
Located in Charleston, SC
English mahogany folding campaign desk with fitted leather interior consisting of document pouch,original ink well, quill box, writing surface, and terminating on supported x framed ...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

George III Mahogany Metamorphic Side Table with Fitted Writing
Located in Essex, MA
Period Georgian Writing Table and Side Table --Sheraton Form --Top Opens to Reveal Original Leather Writing Surface --interior with Secondary Tilted Writing Area and Ink Wells
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British Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Small Louis XV Side Table - France, 18th Century
Located in Isle Sur La Sorgue, Vaucluse
Charming carved table on cabriole legs, with central drawer.
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

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