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    Period Homes & Interiors

    regency english carlton house desk, writing table desks

    You are viewing an exquisite Carlton house style desk hand crafted from the finest satinwood and with some very intricate inlay work on all surfaces. The main structure is satinwood which has a lovely blonde finish to the wood, whilst into the structure of this has been embedded the amazingly intricate inlay work consisting of floral scrolls, leaves, urns, emblems and other heraldry. The amount of craftmanship that has gone into this is breathtaking if you imagine each piece of design has to be cut from the softer fruitwoods and then embedded into the main structure of the desk. You can only imagine how long this would take to achieve for a piece like this.

     
    The term \\\\\\\'Carlton House\\\\\\\' has become a popular phrase to describe a writing table with a low superstructure that encloses the sides of the writing area as well as the back. The Prince of Wales, later George IV, commissioned a table of this model in the 1790s for Carlton House.
     
    The desk has a leather topped writing area surrounded by small drawers, cupboards and storage areas. There are also five larger drawers to the front of the desk so there is ample storage space on this piece. Each of the drawers also has more inlay work, as do the legs and the sides. This would make for a stylish piece for your home, offered as it is in perfect condition. The piece also sits on brass castors so it is easy to move around. We are expecting a lot of interest in this piece which we were lucky enough to buy from a private house call in Regents Park London.
     
    The piece is solid and sturdy and will last for generations and hence would also make for a great heirloom.

    Width:
    152
    Height:
    107
    Depth:
    74
    Price: £3,200.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for. Please contact the seller for a delivery estimate.

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    Bitsandbobs
    104 Highbury Avenue
    Nottingham
    Nottinghamshire
    NG6 9DB
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 07981232542
    E: Liam.a.dore@hotmail.co.uk

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