Thakeham Furniture Ltd.
Golden Square Petworth West Sussex
UK GU28 0AP 01798 342 333
Antique walnut bureau
George II walnut bureau, with original faded patina. Crossbanded fall enclosing a central cupboard flanked by reeded pilasters with small drawers and pigeon holes. Four long graduated drawers below, feather banded and fitted with brass plate handles. Raised on shaped bracket feet.
Antique secretaire bookcase
George III mahogany secretaire bookcase. The top section with moulded cornice over arch worked frieze with bell turnings and a pair of glazed astragal doors enclosing adjustable shelves. The base section of cock-beaded drawers fitted with brass handles. The secretaire drawer enclosing a leather writing surface and an arrangement of pigeon holes and small drawers. Raised on shaped bracket feet.
Fine quality small Victorian birch davenport. The pivoting top section with tooled leather writing slope and sliding ink tray over four graduated beaded drawers fitted with turned knobs. Raised on a plinth base with inset brass castors. Stamped ‘C. Hindley & Sons’ / ‘Miles & Edwards’
Antique partners desk
George IV mahogany partners desk, moulded top with inset gilt tooled leather. The front with an arrangement of nine beaded drawers with brass plate handles, the back with three drawers over panelled cupboard doors. Raised on a plinth base.
Antique pedestal desk
Nineteenth century mahogany pedestal desk, moulded top with inset tooled leather. Three drawer top section on pedestals, each with three drawers and raised on a plinth base. The lip moulded drawer fronts fitted with pretty turned knobs.
Antique library table
Good quality nineteenth century mahogany library table, moulded top with inset tooled leather over three drawers with lip moulded edges and turned knobs, the opposing side with moulded dummy drawers. Raised on turned reeded legs and brass castors.
Edwardian Bonheur du jour
Pretty Edwardian satinwood bonheur du jour with kingwood crossbanding and intricate marquetry and pen work. Shaped cresting board over a pair of cabinet doors with inlaid foliate scrolls, bellflower pendants and oval panels with pen work figures, flanking an open shelf and mirror back. The hinged writing surface with inset green velvet. Three drawers below and raised on square tapered legs terminating in spade feet.
Antique kneehole desk
Fine quality George II Cuban mahogany kneehole desk. Moulded top over a long single drawer and six oak lined drawers flanking the knee hole and recessed cupboard. Lipped drawer fronts and open fret brass plate handles.Raised on shaped bracket feet.
Antique secretaire bookcase
Fine quality, large nineteenth century figured mahogany secretaire bookcase. Moulded cornice over a crossbanded frieze and glazed astragal doors enclosing three adjustable shelves. The secretaire drawer fitted with turned knobs and enclosing six pigeon holes flanked by small drawers. Pair of panel cupboard doors below and raised on a plinth base.
Antique ladies writing table / work table
Fine quality Sheraton period mahogany ladies writing table with rising silk screen. Crossbanded top with inset tooled leather over a single drawer fitted with pull out ink tray. Further shallow drawer to the side. Raised on elegant square tapered legs with fine boxwood stringing and capped with brass castors.
At Thakeham Furniture, in our Petworth antiques showroom in the UK we usually have an excellent stock of antique desks under the headings of Georgian furniture, Victorian furniture, Regency furniture and Edwardian furniture.
There is often a good selection such as the Antique Pedestal Desk, Antique Library Tables, Antique Bureaus and Antique Secretaire etc. The sturdy desks can prove to be the perfect inclusions in your work spaces as they are good in form and great function-wise. All these items showcase classic styles with some having a very casual appeal.
Browse through our stock online to find the perfect pedestal desk, antique library table, antique bureau, kneehole desk or antique secretaire that you’re looking for.