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Kaare Klint Mahogany Desk for Rud. Rasmussen
By Kaare Klint, Rud Rasmussen
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Kaare Klint freestanding desk of mahogany with a fold-down leave. Executed by Rud. Rasmussen. Underside with manufacturer's paper label RUD. RASMUSSENS/SNEDKERIER/45 NØRREBROGAD/K...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Italian Modernist Console Desk with Glass Shelf, 1940s
Consolle/Scrivania di manifattura italiana eseguita negli anni ’40. Struttura in legno impiallacciato con bordi curvi. Gambe leggermente bombate con rastrematura finale e cornice f...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

20th Century French Carved Oak Desk Secretary Bureau Bookcase Louis XV Style
Direct from France, a lovely vintage French carved “drop front” secretary, absolutely loaded with carvings and details!~ ~Quintessential French style from the large upper carved she...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Italian Art Deco Black and Maple Desk by 'Permanente mobili Cantù', 1940s
By Paolo Buffa
Located in Meda, MB
Valuable desk from the 1940s produced in cantù (Italy) for the 'Permanente mobili cantù' most likely based on a design by Paolo Buffa. The desk has a black lacquered structure with ...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Chinoiserie Back Lacquered Art Deco Mother of Pearl Inlay Desk, Spain, 1940s
Chinoiserie back lacquered with mother of pearl inlay desk, Spain, 1940s. - Art Deco style with curved feet. Very usual, this kind of mixed in the Spanish furniture of the time. ...
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Spanish Chinoiserie Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Art Deco Writing Desk, 1940s
Art Deco writing desk, 1940s.
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Belgian Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Small Lady’s Writing Desk from the 1940s
Small lady’s writing desk from the 1940s.
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Belgian Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Dining Table by Maxime Old
By Maxime Old
Located in San Francisco, CA
A dining table by Maxime Old in French oak with two leaves underneath that extend on each end to create a 120" long table. Tapered legs and a black metal support underneath crating a...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Deco Modern Italian Library or Dining Table
By Gio Ponti
Located in Hudson, NY
Generously sized 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

Art Deco Machine Age Bow Front Bookmatched Rosewood, Walnut & Black Lacquer Desk
This stunning and elegant desk was realized in the United States, circa 1940. Composed of a classic streamlined bow front form, the top, sides and back of the piece has been created ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood, Walnut, Lacquer

1940s French Kingwood Bureau Plat Kingwood
Excellent quality, 1940s kingwood bureau plat with rare fitted cabinet back and stunning ormolu mounts.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Kingwood

Desk by Jacques Adnet (1900-1984), France, c. 1940
By Jacques Adnet
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

Desk by Jean Royère, France, 1940's
By Jean Royère
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. ...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Desk "Nefertiti" Designed by Carl Malmsten, Sweden, 1947
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Stockholm, SE
Floral decor veneered with several types of wood, including rosewood. Stamped CM. Measures: H 75 cm/ 2' 6" W 59.5cm/ 23 1/2" L 119 cm/ 3' 11 1/2".
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

André Arbus, Large Desk, France, circa 1940
By André Arbus
Located in New York, NY
Elegantly curved desk with three drawers and a medallion by Vadim Androusov.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Paolo Buffa Chic Rosewood Desk
By Dassi
Located in East Hampton, NY
Mid-Century rosewood veneer desk by Paolo Buffa with glass top and brass sabots. Elegantly styled Italian petite desk with drawer, green glass top and shelf with two drawers. Narrow...
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Italian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Desk “Bibliofilen”, Designed by Carl Malmsten for Carl Malmsten, Sweden, 1946
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rosewood. Signed CM. Measures: H 75 cm/ 2' 5 1/2" W 70 cm/ 2' 3 1/2" L 140 cm/ 4' 7 1/2".  
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rosewood

Desk, Anonymous for Lysberg, Hansen & Therp, Denmark, 1940s-1950s
By Lysberg, Hansen & Therp
Located in Stockholm, SE
Black glass, brass and, wenge. Measures: H 74.3 cm/ 2' 5 1/4" W 120 cm/ 3' 11 1/4" D 80.5 cm/ 31 11/16".   
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

George Nelson Home Desk for Herman Miller
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in Dallas, TX
Walnut with original custom white leather writing surface and sliding floating doors, small drawers in maple. Storage and drop down typing table with original perforated aluminum fil...
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American Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Large Stately French Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Burled Desk or Writing Table
Large French Louis XV style bureau plat burled desk or writing table with incredible bronze details and embossed beige leather top. There are 3 working drawers, cabriole legs, and fi...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Franco Albini Desk for Knoll
By Franco Albini, Knoll
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Franco Albini for Knoll, Albini desk 1928, glass, wood and chromed steel, Italy, design from 1949 Franco Albini’s 1928 desk combines glass, steel and wood which resulted in a mini...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Florence Knoll 1948 Desk
By Knoll, Florence Knoll
Located in Dronten, NL
Very early Florence Knoll desk in solid gold colored maple made by Knoll International. Later Knoll furniture is always made of veneered particleboard. This is a museum piece! Many...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Maple

Mahogany Desk by Carl Malmsten
By Carl Malmsten
Located in Stockholm, SE
Beautiful small desk by Carl Malmsten, in a light design with slender, subtly curved legs. Lovely inlays of birch in a pattern of flowers and leaves.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

George Nelson Functional Desk in Walnut
By George Nelson, Herman Miller
Located in Waalwijk, NL
George Nelson for Herman Miller, desk n. 4658, walnut, steel and leather, United States, 1946. From George Nelson's ground breaking 1948 group of designs for Herman Miller, this d...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

Teak Desk by Frits Henningsen
By Frits Henningsen
Located in Stockholm, SE
Elegant, spacious teak desk with brass handles by Frits Henningsen. The leg space is formed as an arch and in the deepest part, a secret compartment is hidden. It opens when the midd...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Teak

Restored Very Large Streamline Rattan Desk
By Jean Royère
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Restored very large streamline rattan desk, with Filipino mahogany. Drawer fronts, side panels and top. The desk features two center drawers and a side cabinet with locks on each. Be...
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French Streamlined Moderne Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Rattan, Mahogany

Jacques Adnet Desk, 1950s
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Jacques Adnet was a French designer who was well known for his leather furniture and elegant lines. This black wood desk has a modern vibe, beautiful volume, top covered in black lea...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Mahogany Desk, Attributed to Josef Frank
By Svenskt Tenn, Josef Frank
Located in Dallas, TX
Beautiful mahogany desk with birch interior and tambour doors on each side revealing two drawers each. Top with lip; back of desk also has tambour doors revealing shelves. Made for S...
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Art Deco Desk from 1940
We present Art Deco desk from 1940. The desk was given the manual renovation, cleaned to bare wood and finished with varnish as in the original.
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Polish Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Desk in Mahogany in Style of Kaare Klint, Midcentury Danish Design, 1940s
By Kaare Klint
Located in Lejre, DK
Desk in mahogany designed and made in Denmark 1940s. Great original condition.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

Grosfeld House Style Regency Plume Base Desk
By Grosfeld House
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This desk features a beautiful hand carved top with two pullout drawers (one on each side) which sit on two carved wood plume palm tree bases much like the leg and table bases made f...
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American Regency Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Midcentury Dutch Solid Oak Desk with Extendable Top, Haagse School Style
By Hendrik Wouda
Located in Beek en Donk, NL
Midcentury Dutch solid oak writing table with an extendable desk top on the front. This functionalist rectangular desk, in style with the 'Haagse School', has a four drawer storage s...
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Dutch Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

French Art Deco Flame Walnut Executive Desk with Chair
French Art Deco flame walnut executive desk with chair. Unique bookmatched crotch walnut. This desk has the most stunning wood polished to a rich deep high gloss, complemented with t...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Rare Gio Ponti Administrative Desk
By Gio Ponti
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gio Ponti desk designed in limited edition for city offices of Forlì, Italy. Original red Formica writing surface on European beechwood with 8 floating drawers. Brass base on legs. ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Formica, Beech

Jules Leleu, Mahogany Vanity, France, 1945
By Jules Leleu
Located in New York, NY
Mahogany writing table or vanity by Jules Leleu with its original mirror, and patinated and gilt bronze details Signed "JLeleu" on upper front leg Provenance: Designed by Leleu...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Fine French Art Deco Oak Table by P. Bloch and Charles Dudouyt
By Pierre Bloch, La Gentilhommière 1
Located in Long Island City, NY
Fine French Art Deco oak table designed by Pierre Bloch and edited by Charles Dudouyt (founder of La Gentilhommière). Two original end leaves (width is 98 1/2" with the leaves on). ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

1940s Mid-Century Modern French Desk in Ceruzè Oak, Brass Details
Mid-Century Modern desk in Ceruzè oak in perfect condition and vintage patina, original brass details, France, circa 1940s.   
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

1940s Art Metal London Desk with Linoleum Top
By Art Metal Co.
Located in Hook, Hampshire
1940s art metal London desk with linoleum top 1940s vintage art metal London desk with linoleum top. Beautiful compact metal desk from the late 1940’s. The desk is in excellent cond...
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British Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Rare ESA Esavian James Leonard Double Drawer Masters Desk
By Esavian
Located in Hook, Hampshire
Rare ESA Esavian James Leonard double drawer masters desk We have always loved the work of James Leonard for Esavian and the masters desk is one of his finest pieces. Dating from ...
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British Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Italian Architectural 1940s Curved Desk
Spectacular Italian 1940s desk.
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

Art Deco Executive Desk with Metal Handles, Probably France of the 1940s
Large Art Deco desk on a brushed metal base and lockable compartments on the sides. The handles are made of a smooth metal plates which rolls up at the top. The desk is veneered on t...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Bruno Mathsson Table / Desk made by Karl Mathsson, 1966
By Bruno Mathsson, Karl Mathsson
Located in Dallas, TX
Table/desk oak top with beachwood laminating technic legs signed and dated.
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Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Plywood

Art Deco Table in Mahogany
French Art Deco table in mahogany, very strict and elegant design. Extensions possible at each bottom.
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French Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Mahogany

1940s Mid-Century Modern Tanker Desk
By The Standard Furniture Company
Located in Los Angeles, CA
American-made Mid-Century Modern tanker desk in good condition, constructed of oak with a Formica top and steel handles. Maker's mark inside center drawer. Standard Furniture Co., bu...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Steel

1948, Jean Prouvé, Desk "Aile D'avion"
Original desk "Aile d'avion" The top is not original. Structure in green lacquered folded sheet steel called "stringers".
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

Art Deco Walnut Desk, circa 1940s
Art Deco walnut desk. This desk was designed and made in the circa 1940s in the Hungary. Dimensions: 79cm x 160cm x 80cm. Good condition and fully functional. Walnut veneer. The desk...
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Hungarian Art Deco Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Nutwood

Vintage French Oak Table with Drawer Signed Mercier & Chaleyssin, circa 1940s
Vintage French oak table with drawer signed Mercier & Chaleyssin, circa 1940s.
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French Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Bois-Satiné Writing Table
A fine French kidney shaped bureau plat desk, having an inset beige leather top. Two side drawers over cabriole legs with ormolu mounts.
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Rare Desk by Osvaldo Borsani for Arredamenti Borsani Varedo, Italy, 1940s
By Arredamenti Borsani, Osvaldo Borsani
Located in Bresso, Lombardy
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, but it ...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Frits Henningsen Mahogany Writing Table, circa 1940s
By Frits Henningsen
Located in New York, NY
A Danish mahogany writing table by Frits Henningsen, furniture designer and cabinet maker (1889-1965). This desk is a Classic example of Henningsen's elegant clean lines and use of q...
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bureau Plat with Tooled Leather Top
French Louis XVI style mahogany bureau plat or writing table with a cookie cutter top having an attractive cognac leather writing surface with beautiful gilt tooling framing the edge...
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French Louis XVI Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Fine Maison Jansen Attributed Églomisé Mirrored Vanity Writing Table Desk
By Maison Jansen
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This Maison Jansen reverse painted and Églomisé desk or ladies vanity is absolutely brilliantly made and designed. The Hollywood Regency style often blended elements of Louis XV styl...
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French Louis XV Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Acrylic

French Mid-Century Cerused Oak Writing Desk and Chair
A French Mid-Century oak writing desk, the rectangular top with two pull-out drawers with brass diamond shaped escutcheons surmounted on four sided tapered brass capped legs raised o...
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak

Mario Brunati Architectural Desk
By Mario Brunati
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Mario Brunati, architectural desk with a wooden structure, thick glass top and brass details, Italy, circa 1940. This exquisite geometric Rationalist desk is designed by Mario Bru...
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Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

French Midcentury Curved Walnut Desk
French midcentury curved desk in walnut with brass detailing. Features center locking drawer and with two additional drawers on either side.
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

Freestanding Desk in Walnut and Brass Produced in Denmark
Rare freestanding desk by unknown designer. Produced in Denmark.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

James Mont Silver Leafed Vanity / Desk
By James Mont
Located in New York, NY
Elegant glazed silver leafed vanity / desk by James Mont. The vanity has been newly restored with a glazed silver leaf finish and the bench has been newly reupholstered in a taupe ...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Wood

High Polished Palisander With Ebonized Trim Fold Down Desk, France, 1940s
1940s French high polished palisander exterior with ebonized trim fold down desk Upper cabinet interior with shelves and small door with interior compartment Bottom two doors with in...
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French Vintage 1940s Desks and Writing Tables

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Palisander

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