Antique French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table C.1860

Antique French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table C.1860

Antique French Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table C.1860


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This is an Antique Bureau Plat Parquetry Writing Table of French Manufacture Dating From Around 1860.We are delighted to offer for sale this very attractive French ormolu mounted rosewood and kingwood parquetry antique bureau plat, which is alternatively known as a centre table and which our antique furniture experts have dated to around 1860.

As you can see from the photographs, this delightful French writing table features a very attractive kingwood parquetry top which is banded in rosewood and has stylish ormolu borders. This is a very attractive writing surface and working on such a table is something you will never tire of.
For storage of your stationery and other items there are two very useful and capacious drawers, located in the frieze, together with a centralised lock that secures both of the drawers at once. A key is supplied.
The French writing table with its eye-catching writing surface is ably supported by four elegant cabriole legs, each of which has decorative ormolu mounts and beading. The legs terminate with elegant ormolu sabots.
This is one of those pieces that can be placed anywhere and looks good in any room you care to put it into.

ConditionThis attractive yet functional writing table has been carefully restored in our own workshop to a high standard of craftsmanship. You are very welcome to inspect the item in person at our London warehouse and showroom or please contact us to fill in any gaps that there may be in the information you need - our experts are always on hand and are happy to help you to find your desirable desk.

ShippingOur packing and shipping teams will carefully pack and ship this antique writing table to virtually any worldwide destination - please contact us for a shipping quotation and mention item number 07105 when calling or emailing so as to avoid confusion. 

If at all possible, it really is worth your while making the trip to our warehouse and showrooms in north London, UK, since we always carry a large inventory of antique desks, writing tables and bureaux as well as chairs and desk accessories. If you are travelling to see a particular item of furniture or other item we recommend that you call before making a trip because our stock of antique desks, chairs and desk accessories tend to turn around  quickly and the item you wanted to see may have already been sold - the website is regularly updated but it's always worth checking first.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 71 x Width 140 x Depth 100

Height 55 - Kneehole

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 4 inches x Width 4 feet, 7 inches x Depth 3 feet, 3 inches

Height 1 foot, 10 inches - Kneehole


W140.0 x H71.0 x D100.0 cm



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