Mid Victorian Burr Walnut Ladies Writing Table / Desk


Product Description

Circa 1870, mid Victorian burr walnut kidney shaped ladies writing table/desk, with the makers name ‘R.Fisher & Co, Upholsters’ stamped in the drawers. The top is veneered in burr walnut and has the lovely original Moroccan leather in the centre, which is plain with tooling on the edge. In the centre at the front is a recess with a carved Rococo style apron. On either side are bow fronted drawers with turned knob handles and stylish escutcheons. The liners of the drawers are mahogany. The whole piece stands on a spectacular carved base, with turned and fluted ends with carved acanthus leaves united by a large turned carved stretcher, on four well carved cabriole legs with full relief foliate carving and flowers on the toes, on white porcelain castors. Excellent colour.


  • 74cm high x 121cm wide x 58cm deep.

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