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75.0 cm


137.0 cm


71.0 cm

Wear conditions Wear condition


Wear conditions


Shows little to no signs of wear and tear.


May show slight traces of use in keeping with age. Most vintage and antique items fit into this condition.


Likely to show signs of some light scratching and ageing but still remains in a fair condition.

Apparent Wear and Tear

Visible signs of previous use including scratches, chips or stains.

Please refer to condition report, images or make a seller enquiry for additional information.


This is a beautiful antique Edwardian Period mahogany kneehole desk, circa 1900 in date.

The desk features a beautifully moulded top with an inset  gold tooled tan leather writing surface and foliate carved border,and is serpentine in shape with wonderful foliate carved decoration.

There is a central frieze drawer over a knee hole flanked by four drawers,  fitted with the original decorative ormolu handles. The desk is raised on carved ball and claw feet and is finished all round, so it is freestanding.

The  mahogany has aged to a golden shade with a striking grain and good patina. It is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.

Instil the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this glorious antique desk.

Complete with original working locks and key.


In excellent condition having been cleaned polished and waxed, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 75 x Width 137 x Depth 71

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 4 foot, 6 inches x Depth 2 foot, 4 inches

Edwardian Period (1900 - 1910)

The Edwardian era saw the beginning of a new century with a new king and a new style of interior design. The heavy, dark, cluttered look of the Victorian era was gone, and in its place, something much lighter and more cheerful.

Some of the most famous designer for this era include:

Thomas Sheraton -furniture

Louis Comfort Tiffany- lighting

René Lalique- glassware

Edwardian Style

This early 20th century style had an eclectic feel to it, and drew from elements of Georgian, Medieval and Tudor style. Light, airy, and simplicity of detail were key principles of this era.

Edwardian Furniture

Bamboo and wicker was the material of preference in Edwardian times. This added to the already delicate and breezy nature of the style. Other furniture was reproductions, drawing influence from baroque, rococo and empire style. The wing chair is a classic shape, and upholstery favoured chintz and damask in pale colours.

Edwardian Colour

Shifting away from the darkness of the Victorian interior, colours were fresh and light, with an informal feel. Patterns were feminine, with flowers and floral designs being highly favoured. Colours were predominantly pastels: blue, lilacs, greens, yellows and grays. The floral theme was complemented by the liberal use of fresh flower arrangements. Living rooms often took darker colours such as dark green for fabrics, complemented with cream walls.

Item location
London, United Kingdom
19th Century


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Less than one week

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Located in London, United Kingdom
  • Selling at Vinterior since 2016
  • 202 sales
  • Ships from London, United Kingdom

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