Victorian Antique Davenport, English Oak Writing Desk, Bureau Circa 1870

Victorian Antique Davenport, English Oak Writing Desk, Bureau Circa 1870


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This is a Victorian antique Davenport in English oak. A small writing desk bureau, dating to c.1870.

Attractive grain interest in the oak with medullary rays present
Deep patinated tones to polished wax finish
Contrasting inner with desirable birch finish
Rising from stepped bun feet with inset castors
Gold-tooled, olive green writing surface - with embossed centre - to the angled fall
Document space within complimented by faux drawers over dog kennel cubbies
Locks present throughout - untested as keys absent
A set of four drawers to the right-hand side behind a field panel door
Drawers showing fine craftsmanship in mahogany; with dovetails and inset pulls
Upper section within a deep well providing useful storage below the hinged lid
Pen rest and inkwell present
Shaped brackets at the upper and lower with ecclesiastical overtones
An appealing bureau with a finished back - a charming addition to any setting. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

Max Width: 60cm (23.5'')
Max Depth: 58cm (22.75'')
Max Height: 88cm (34.75'')

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Our Ref: AAU-3281


W60.0 x H88.0 x D58.0 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture


Place of origin

United Kingdom




19th Century




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