Small writing desk in neoclassical style

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Small Neoclassical Style Writing Desk in Walnut



Date: ca. late 19th /beginning 20th century

A small writing desk with bags of charm from the late 19th century with a predominantly neoclassical look. The desk is made of warmly patinated walnut wood. The desk has an up-stand that is flanked with two small stationary drawers, ornamented with frieze patterns and bronze knobs, and is surmounted with a neoclassical sculpted ribbon. The writing surface surmounts a large drawer, also with a frieze pattern, and has an arts & crafts style pull handle. The fluted legs are connected to a stretcher shelf.

Dimensions: 105 cm high to top of ribbon, 75 cm high to writing surface, 43 x 69.5 cm writing surface, 11 kg

Condition: Good. Used. There are some minor superficial scratches on the writing surface. On the inside of the large drawer there is a drawing that has been left there by some mischievous child (I thought it a pity to remove this part of the piece’s history). One corner has been scuffed (see photo).

Item cost: 285 €

Shipment costs & info:  

This item will be shipped via private courier from Belgium.

Cost depends on final destination within or outside of Belgium. Contact me for a quote.


You may also pick up the item yourself (in Genval, Belgium) if convenient for you.