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    vintage queen anne style flame mahogany desk c1920

    A stunning Vintage walnut desk, in the Queen Anne style, and Circa 1930 in date.In excellent condition with original handles and locks. It has it''s original faded green leather writing surface.It is made from beautiful flame mahogany which has a wonderful vibrant colour.It has nine useful drawers and splits into three parts for ease of carriage. It is finished all round, with dummy drawers on the back, so it can be freestanding.It has been masterfully carved around the top and with shells on the knees and ball and claw feet, by a master craftsman, and is a delight to behold and typical of the Queen Anne style.Offered in excellent condition and ready to grace a special room in your home.Instill the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this fabulous desk.Measurements:H 78 x W 153 x D 92 cm Knee-hole H 62 x W 68 cm Flame Mahogany 18th century furniture designer, Thomas Sheraton, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany."The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree.

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