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Rare Paul Frankl Cork and Mahogany Kneehole Desk
Located in Hudson, NY
C. 1940s, American, the mahogany eight- drawer desk encased in cork veneer on four sides, with book storage-well on the reverse. Bakelite and brass pulls. For Johnson Furniture Co.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Cork

Franco Albini for Knoll Desk Model '1928' in Glass and Metal
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Franco Albini for Knoll, desk model '1928', glass, wood, chromed steel, Italy, design 1949 Franco Albini’s '1928' desk combines glass, steel and wood which results in a minimalist...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

20th Century Cast Iron and Wood Vintage Italian Technical Drawing Table, 1940
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian drawing table of the 20th century. Furniture with cast iron base obtained from an old sewing machine (marked EPDI, see picture), non-original removable seat and reclining woo...
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Italian Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Beech & Leather Desk, France, circa 1940
Located in Culver City, CA
Beech & leather desk France circa 1940 Constructed in bleached beechwood, with leather writing surface and three pullout drawers. Measures: 59.75” W x 29.5” D x 30” H $ 6,8...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Beech

Extending Dining Table or Writing Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stylish and practical desk or dining table in walnut with simple lines. Good design and lovely color. seats six people and extends to 110 to seat 10-12 people.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

American Seating Envoy Students Childs School Desk Blue Mid Century Industrial
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid century students desk by American Seating Company of Grand Rapids Michigan. Envoy Line, circa 1940s. Made in USA. Measures: Desk height (adjustable) 28".
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Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

George Nelson Wood and Leather Office Desk for Herman Miller, USA 1948
Located in New York, NY
From George Nelson's ground breaking 1948 group of designs for Herman Miller that put the company firmly in the ranks of post war modernism. Nelson's desk was decidedly futuristic, w...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Desk by Giuseppe Pagano in Brass and Wood, Restored 1940s
Located in Milano, IT
Imposing desk by Giuseppe Pagano, 1940. Scrivania designed for the Bocconi University in Milan Wood. Execution Maggioni, Varedo, ca. 1940. We notice two types of essences for its rea...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1940s French Macassar Desk
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
A very stylish French desk, in Macassar ebony, with pull out brushing slides to each side. Having its original leather top above three drawers. Very elegant proportions, Circa 1940s....
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Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Macassar

Elegant Sycamore and Box Wood Louis XVI Style Bureau Plat
Located in Montreal, QC
Elegant sycamore and boxwood Louis XVI style bureau plat decorated with gilt bronze and inset with black leather tooled top.
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Sycamore

Desk Attr. to Paolo Buffa in Maple and Opaline Glass 1940s
Located in Milano, IT
Wonderful desk attributed to Paolo Buffa from the 1940s. The structure of the beautiful desk was made with fine and sturdy maple wood, while olive green opal glass was used for the ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Opaline Glass, Maple

Swedish Art Moderne Roll-Top Writing Desk in Elm with Burl Elm Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful roll-top writing desk in Elm with Burl Elm veneer. Top rolls up to reveal cubbyholes and drawers of burl elm and a retractable desktop. Lower section includes three large d...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Burl, Elm

Wood, Fabric and Glass Italian 1940s Rationalist Desk
Located in Varese, Lombardia
A beautiful and rare desk in the style of Franco Albini. It is made from a wooden crossed structure with a chrome-plated rod. A studded octagonal top is covered with red "panno Lenci...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal, Brass, Chrome

1940's Kidney Shaped Cerused Desk by Gilbert Rohde
Located in Dallas, TX
A truly a unique piece! Stunning and extremely rare Art Deco desk designed by Gilbert Rohde, circa 1940. The desk is uniquely designed with architectural lines. The heavy kidney-form...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

French Art Deco Dinning Table
Located in New York, NY
French Art Deco dinning table in the style of Jules Leleu. Extension table having cabriole legs with banding supported by trestle with columns adorned with brass details. There are t...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

George Nelson for H. Miller Desk Model 4658 in Walnut, Leather and Steel
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson for Herman Miller, desk n. 4658, walnut, steel, leather, United States, 1946 Made of walnut with original brown leather writing surface and sliding doors, resting on...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Danish Modern Desk / Dining Table in Birch Attributed to Philip Arctander, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
Rare dining table with two extendables made in birch. Attributed to danish designer Philip Arctander. Beautiful structure and lines. It can also be used as a desk. Each extendable ...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Unique Large 40's Pierre Pouradier Duteil Desk in Blackened Wood Modernist, 1940
Located in Lyon, FR
Large modernist two-seater desk from the 1940s by Grenoble architect Pierre Pouradier Duteil. Structure in solid oak wood stained in black and two burr-wood desk legs in lemon tree. ...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood, Oak

Mid Century Italian Curved Five Drawers Writing Desk
Located in Firenze, IT
Italian desk with a fan shape, in the front five drawers two for each side smaller and a wider central one. This desk of the 40s in walnut and bird eyes maples has beautiful handles ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Rare Flamed Mahogany Green Leather Military Campaign Twin Pedestal Partner Desk
Located in London, GB
Wimbledon-Furniture Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this lovely very well made flamed mahogany Military Campaign partner desk with original distressed green lea...
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English Campaign Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Antique Spanish Architect Table, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Spanish architect table, circa 1940. Manufactured by Certex, from Spain. In original condition, with some visible signs of previous use and age, preserving a beautiful pa...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Marcel Breuer Style Desk 1950s Mid-Century Modern
Located in Tuscany, IT
Marcel Breuer style desk 1950s Mid-Century Modern.
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Gio Ponti Style Modern Italian Library or Dining Table
Located in Hudson, NY
Sharply tailored mahogany writing or dining table with single side drawer and sculpted legs ending in brass sabots. Measure: Drawer is 20.5" deep and 19.25" wide.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Industrial Wood and Metal Machine Shop Work Table Desk Bench
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Wood and metal top desk work table marked "Mach. Shop on both sides. Copper nails visible on metal top. Refurbished for home or office use. Measures: 26" by 50" top and 32" tall.
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American Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Lina Bo Bardi Writing Desk for Studio d'Arte Parma
Located in Tokyo, JP
Writing desk designed by Lina Bo Bardi and Giancarlo Palanti for Studio d'Arte Parma in 1949. Made with rosewood and lacquered steel.
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Brazilian Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Louis XV Style White Table
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa 1940s Louis XV style white painted table with carved flowers on the curved apron and cabriole legs. The base is painted chalky white with a stripped Fruitwood top surface. One ...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Fruitwood, Wood

Handsome French Desk in Black Cerused Oak, 1940s
Located in Santa Fe, NM
A French desk executed in black stained cerused oak with tremendous presence. With original nickel hardware, including original key. The front has four drawers on the left, and two s...
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European Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Oak Mid-Century Modern Dining Table on Pin Legs with Blue Top
Located in Antwerp, BE
Early Mid-Century Modern dining table, solid oak, blue Formica top, Italy, 1940s Unusual dining table from the 1940s on pin legs with a blue Formica top in original condition. ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Oak

Danish Modern Desk / Dining Table in Birch Attributed to Philip Arctander, 1940s
Located in Odense, DK
Rare desk made in birch. Attributed to danish designer Philip Arctander. Beautiful structure and lines. It can also be used as a small dining table.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Birch

Rare Mahogany Desk Brass Details Attri Maison Dominique, 1940s
Located in Paris, FR
This rare and beautiful French neoclassical was made in the early 1940s, and is attributed to Maison Dominique. The woodwork, pure line and brass accents and details are just wonderf...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Edward Wormley for Dunbar 7 Drawer Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
Edward Wormley for Dunbar 7 drawers with laminated pulls Desk model 4681 two-toned finishes in mahogany wood, Back is recessed with glass display/storage shelf. [Dunbar label inside ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Glass, Mahogany

Architectural Mid Century Desk, 1940s, Sweden
Located in Berlin, DE
Architectural mid century desk, 1940s, Sweden.
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Swedish Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Wood

Italian Art Deco Macassar, Parchment and Black Opaline Desk, 1940s
Located in Meda, MB
This precious desk was produced in Italy in the 1940s. The front and back is covered with parchment while the sides are in macassar ebony. The shapes are in walnut and the top in t...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

French Mid-Century Ebonized and Mirrored Desk, by Maison Jansen
Located in New York, NY
French mid-century (1940s) ebonized and mirrored desk with five drawers and an off-white leather writing surface (Maison Jansen). Maison Jansen was a Paris-based interior decorati...
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French Directoire Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mirror, Leather, Wood

Jean Prouvé Dactylo BDM 41 Desk, Circa 1946
Located in Tokyo, JP
Dactylo BDM 41 desk designed by Jean Prouvé, Circa 1946.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel, Aluminum

Eugenio & Ermenegildo Soncini Architects Desk, Italy, 1940s
Located in Milan, IT
Architects Desk from the Eugenio & Ermenegildo Soncini Architecture Firm, Milan, Italy, 1940s. A tubular structure with a wood top and base protection. Adjustable inclination.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Italian Mid Century Gio Ponti Sycamore Desk
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1940s sycamore 3 drawer desk on fluted & tapered faceted legs with flair design side galleries and a matching bench beige silk upholstered seat. (attributed to GIO PONTI)
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Italian Paolo Buffa Parchment Veneer Mahogany Desk
Located in New York, NY
Italian 1940s parchment veneer desk raised on rectangular mahogany bases with 8 mahogany trimmed drawers (design attributed to PAOLO BUFFA) (probably made by OSVALDO BORSANI)
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Parchment Paper

French Andre Arbus Ormolu Maple Writing Desk
Located in New York, NY
French 1940s ormolu mounted maple writing desk with leather inset top above 2 frieze drawers on lyre form trestle supports. (attributed to ANDRE ARBUS)
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Edward Wormley for Dunbar Writing Desk
Located in Chicago, IL
Edward Wormley for Dunbar writing desk in cherrywood. Features nine drawers with laminated curved pulls and hairpin legs. Green (Dunbar) label on inside of drawer.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Cherry

Jansen French Louis XVI Style Ebonized and Black Leather Desk
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI style (1940s) ebonized & gilt bronze trim desk / cartonnier with 2 drawers and a black leather & gold tooled top supported on 4 tapered square legs. (stamped: JANSEN)
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Gold Leaf, Ormolu

Finn Juhl Nyhavn Desk & Table, 1st Edition, 1945 by Illums Bolighus, København
Located in Munster, NRW
Finn Juhl - BO69 Nyhavn Desk / Table and detachable flip-down leaf in teak. 1st Edition, 1945 by ILLUMS BOLIGHUS KØBENHAVN (labelled underneath) When Finn Juhl established his fi...
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Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

French Mid-Century Dining Table/Desk with Leaf
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful 1940s MidCcentury French dining table with 1 leaf. Splayed leg base. Marked "XXXXVIII" and "48" on bottom. Could make a fabulous desk! Very good looking piece in great orig...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Gorgeous French Louis XV Style Two-Sided Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Hopewell, NJ
An elegant French Louis XV style walnut and ormolu gilt mounted figural bureau plat desk having rectangular top inset with a gilt tooled black leather writing panel, fitted with thre...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Piero Portaluppi 1940s Double Cross Desk in Wood
Located in Milan, IT
Piero Portaluppi 1940s double cross desk in wood. Provenance Villino Chiaia, Milan, Italy.
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Italian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Resin, Wood

Hollywood Mirrored Desk or Vanity by Grosfeld House in Ebonized Walnut and Brass
Located in New York, NY
This stunning Hollywood Art Deco mirrored vanity or desk was realized by the storied American design firm Grosfeld House, circa 1945. it features plume form undulating splayed legs, ...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

French Directoire Louis XVI Leather Top Writing Table Desk Bureau Plat
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous smaller writing desk in the Directoire taste, circa 1940. The desk is made of mahogany with brass mounts and a nice leather top and measures 49 wide x 24 deep x 30...
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American Directoire Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Signed Maison Jansen Leather Top Louis XVI Directoire Writing Desk Bureau Plat
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous signed Maison Jansen desk from France. The desk is made of solid walnut and has subtle brass details and wonderful design. The beautiful original leather top has g...
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French Directoire Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Elegant French Deco Cerused Oakwood Console Ladies Desk, Midcentury, France
Located in New York, NY
French deco Cerused oakwood console or ladies desk, midcentury, France Lovely ladies desk in beautiful Cerused oak. Original key and one drawer in the front. Lovely vintage condi...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

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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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Egon Bro Petersen Wall Mounted Desk / Vanity Produced by K. Thomsen in Denmark
Located in Malmo, SE
Very rare wall mounted desk / vanity designed by Egon Bro Petersen. Produced by K. Thomsen in Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Desk by Jean Royère, France, 1940's
Located in New York, NY
Rosewood desk with a bronze framed glass sitting atop a wooden surface and two cabinets, each featuring two drawers and a customizable filing cabinet, surrounded by a bronze frame. D...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Rare Wooden Desk by Osvaldo Borsani for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo, Italy
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
1940s. It's made in wood and features brass handles. This desk has been certified by Archivio Borsani, expertise nr 62/2018. It might show slight traces of use since it's vintage, bu...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

1940s French Industrial Metal Desk
Located in High Point, NC
A black metal desk from France, circa 1940, with a wooden writing surface. The desktop rests upon two filing cabinets, each with three drawers which pullout / pull-out to reveal wood...
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French Industrial Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Exceptional Paul Frankl Free-Standing Desk in Mahogany and Cork
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Paul Frankl for Johnson Furniture, rare free-standing desk, cork, mahogany, brass, United Stated, 1940s Rare desk by Paul Frankl designed in the 1940s. Two compartments of drawers, ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany, Cork

Franco Albini, Model 80 Desk in Chromed Steel and Glass, 1949
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Franco Albini for Knoll, attributed to. Model 80 desk with a right-side compartment with two drawers. Glass tray. X-shaped table legs in chromed steel. Work realized in the secon...
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European Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel

Art Deco Hollywood Regency Mirrored Vanity and Writing Desk, circa 1940s
Located in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Elegant Art Deco writing table and vanity comprised of an ebonized walnut wood tabletop with an antique mirrored cabinet. The cabinet features smoked and spotted glass mirrors and ha...
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American Hollywood Regency Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Nickel

Desk by Jacques Adnet (1900-1984), France, c. 1940
Located in New York, NY
Tubular metal desk covered in black saddle-stitched leather; with an oak work surface containing a lockable leather door, revealing a pivoting compartment underneath. OUR REFERENC...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass