An important desk of the highest quality, circa 1810. In mahogany with gilt tooled morrocco red leather writing surface, this lifts to reveal a well for charts etc, There is s superstructure of 6 minor drawers all beautifully oak lined with turned ivory knobs. Beneath the writing surface there is a kneehole space behind which there is a concealed cupboard. Flanking the kneehole space are cupboard doors each enclosing 3 drawers all beautifully oak lined. The gables have heavy original brass lifting handles. the back is as finely finished in mahogany as the rest of this charming delightful piece.
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