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Antique Victorian Walnut Davenport Desk Bureau Computer Desk with Maple Interior

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Seller: cgfclocks (1,874) 100%, Location: Cheshire, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 381552085908 Petite Antique Victorian Walnut & Ebony Davenport Desk with Birds Eye Maple Interior PLEASE VIEW OUR EBAY SHOP FOR OTHER ARTICLES WE HAVE FOR SALE BY CLICKING ON : PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL US ON 01829 733028 WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE TO VIEW THIS ITEM DESCRIPTION: This is a superb walnut davenport desk which has an exquisite birds eye maple interior. The top of the davenport has a lovely stationary box which has a lid which is matched walnut half veneer and beautifully edges with banding's of ebony with very fine stringing and to the rear ia a pretty gallery. When the lid is lifted this reveals the wonderful stationary box fitted interior which has a three section letter compartment to the left. Then to the right there are two ink bottle compartments with a two section compartment and above these there is a pen rest. There is then a lovely green tooled leather writing slope which is framed in lovely ebony banding with very fine stringing, this the lifts to access the interior. A lovely feature is that the fall has a working lock and key, and the drawers have all working locks and is complete with one key to operate them. In addition the stationary box has a working lock and separate key. The interior is wonderful being finished in birds eye maple veneers and has four lovely drawers with turned ebony knobs, the top two are dummy drawers whilst the lower two drawers are usable. Below the writing slope the panel where the key hole is located has banding of ebony. Then the next panel down has been inlaid in pretty geometrical patterns. There are also wonderful ebony inlays with very fine stringing to the supports. To the right side there are four drawers with lovely turned handles. These provide very practical storage. Then to the left side there are four dummy drawer fronts. This would be prefect is you just want a small desk in a room to write at or even if you wanted to work on a lap top then store it neatly away into a lovely elegant piece of furniture. This desk is superb from all four sides and as such could sit in the centre of a room and would look fantastic in any room you choose to place it in. DIMENSIONS: The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: - 20.75 inches (52.5 cm) wide. - 20.25 inches (51.5 cm) deep. - 32.25 inches (82 cm) high. As can be seen from the above dimensions this davenport is of lovely proportions. Also the height to the underside of the writing slope 23.5 inches (59.5 cm) . AGE: This davenport is Victorian and dates to circa 1880. CONDITION: The davenport is in wonderful condition especially considering it is over 130 years old, as you will see from the photographs, just minor knocks / marks / chips to veneer commensurate with age and careful use. There are a couple of shrinkage cracks inside the fall which can be seen in the photographs.Please take time to view the photographs. Overall it is a wonderful antique walnut Davenport desk with a stunning interior, and would grace any home, not only is this a lovely piece of furniture but it is very particle too, so happy bidding. If you have time, please check out my other items! Payment: Please ensure that we receive payment within 2 days of the close of auction. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Collection / Delivery: Buyer to collect from Tarporley, Cheshire. There is a possibility of local delivery please contact us on 01829 733028. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. Mark Woodrow on 07525 761169 can provide a courier quote. Please note all courier costs to be paid directly by buyer. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Ref: davenport 02 Condition: Please see photographs and description. The davenport is in wonderful condition especially considering it is over 130 years old, as you will see from the photographs, just minor knocks / marks / chips to veneer commensurate with age and careful use. There are a couple of shrinkage cracks inside the fall which can be seen in the photographs.Please take time to view the photographs., Product Type: Bureaux, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Victorian, Age: 1800-1899, Material: Walnut

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