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    davenports

    A Davenport is a small desk with an inclined lifting desktop attached with hinges to the back of the body. Lifting the desktop accesses a large compartment with storage space for paper and other writing implements, and smaller spaces in the forms of small drawers and pigeonholes. The Davenport has drawers on one of its sides, which are sometimes concealed by a panel. This stack of side drawers holds up the back of the desk and most of its weight. The front of the desk stands on thick legs or pillars which are often highly carved, somewhat exaggerated, thick cabriole legs, but these are not essential.

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    • Late George IV Rosewood Slide-Top Davenport Desk c1830

      Late George IV Rosewood Slide-Top Davenport Desk c1830

      antique ethos, durham, united kingdom

      Superb late George IV rosewood Davenport desk c1830. Sliding desk top with pierced gallery and original tooled leather inset writing slope and small drawer fitted for pen and ink opening to the right-hand side. Hinged...

      £2,350.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Victorian burr walnut freestanding davenport,having a lift up lid,serpentine shaped writing slope fitted interior,lovely burr walnut front panel,lovely carved cabriole legs,four opening drawers to the right side and four dummy drawers to the left side...

      £1,685.00

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    • Victorian Freestanding Walnut Davenport

      Victorian Freestanding Walnut Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Victorian freestanding walnut davenport, lift up lid with fitted interior, shaped writing surface, lovely carved front, the right hand side has two drawers with original brass handles, the left side has two false drawers with...

      £1,185.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Victorian burr walnut freestanding davenport,having a lift up lid and a writing slope both with fitted interiors,lovely burr walnut front panel,carved cabriole legs,walnut door to the right side opens to reveal four drawers,dummy door to...

      £1,685.00

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    • Outstanding Quality Victorian Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      Outstanding Quality Victorian Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Outstanding quality Victorian antique inlaid burr walnut davenport which has a fitted stationery cabinet with two inlaid burr walnut doors and original brass gallery. The base having a lift up inlaid writing slope. It has...

      £2,650.00

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    • Victorian Freestanding Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      Victorian Freestanding Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Victorian freestanding inlaid burr walnut antique davenport which has a lift up inlaid lid with fitted interior. It has an inlaid writing slope fitted interior, lovely inlaid front panel, shaped inlaid uprights four opening drawers...

      £1,685.00

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    • Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Quality Victorian burr walnut freestanding davenport with lift up shaped lid, fitted interior and carved shaped supports to the front. The right side has four drawers with original knobs. The left side has four false...

      £1,485.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      This is a 19th Century Victorian antique burr walnut freestanding davenport which has a lift up lid, serpentine shaped writing slope fitted interior, lovely burr walnut front panel, lovely carved cabriole legs, four opening drawers...

      £1,685.00

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    • Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport

      Quality Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Quality Victorian antique burr walnut freestanding inlaid davenport, lift up lid with a fitted interior,carved shaped and turned supports to the front. The right side has four drawers with original knobs. The left side has...

      £1,485.00

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    • Unusual Regency Freestanding Mahogany Sliding Top Davenport

      Unusual Regency Freestanding Mahogany Sliding Top Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      This is an unusual 19th Century Regency antique freestanding mahogany sliding top davenport. The sliding top has a turned gallery with leather lined hinged slope with moulded edge opening to an interior of two drawers....

      £1,650.00

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    • Fantastic Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport

      Fantastic Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      fantastic burr walnut piano top davenport,with a pop up top ,and a pull out writing slide with the original tooled leather writing surface fitted lidded pen and ink boxes,secret button to release sprung top with...

      £4,850.00

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    • Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport

      Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport

      graver antiques & interiors, ipswich, united kingdom

      Victorian burr walnut inlaid davenport,lift up lid with a fitted interior,serpentine front,carved shaped supports to the front,the right side has four drawers with original knobs,the left side has four false drawers with original knobs,standing on...

      £1,285.00

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    • Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport Desk

      Burr Walnut Inlaid Davenport Desk

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870, mid Victorian burr walnut and inlaid davenport desk. With hinged, raised top section which is fitted for holding stationery, and a green embossed and gilded leather writing slope, with a satinwood interior. Beneath...

      £1,450.00

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    • Antique Writing Table, English, Regency, Mahogany, Davenport, Circa 1820

      Antique Writing Table, English, Regency, Mahogany, Davenport, Circa 1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5671

      This is an antique writing table, an English, Regency, mahogany, open Davenport dating to the early 19th century, circa 1820.

      • Of quality craftsmanship in select mahogany
      • Good colour with a desirable aged patina
      • Grain interest throughout with a wax polished finish
      • Three-quarter brass railed gallery
      • Olive green leather skiver, twin tooled in gold
      • 'Pull and turn' pen tray to the right hand side
      • Extending document slide to the left
      • Brass keyhole lining to the frieze
      • Featuring a full functional lock and key
      • The fall lifts and holds on a brass stay to reveal storage within
      • Raised on magnificent, tapering column legs
      • Capped and footed with gilt brass capitols and mounts
      • Over trestle legs riding upon the original brass castors

      A delightful antique writing table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 63.5cm (25'')
      Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
      Max Height: 78.5cm (31'')

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      Antique Writing Table, English, Regency, Mahogany, Davenport, Circa 1820

      £2,850.00

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    • 19th Century Regency Rosewood Davenport

      19th Century Regency Rosewood Davenport

      fb antiques, rettendon common, united kingdom

      For sale is a good quality Regency Rosewood Serpentine Fronted Davenport. The top of the davenport has a brass gallery and a shaped leather insert, decorated with gold tooling and a centre motif. This then...

      £995.00

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    • Antique Davenport, Victorian Swivel Top Desk

      Antique Davenport, Victorian Swivel Top Desk

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 10.1455

      This is a Victorian antique Davenport dating to the mid 19th century, c.1850. 

      Riding on the original brass castors beneath the plinth base, this davenport benefits from the unusual feature of a swivel top allowing the writing slope to turn through ninety degrees offering knee room whilst sat at the desk.

      A shallow gallery backs the uppermost surface and a flying hinged pen drawer is to found to the right hand side. A further four drawers with turned pulls and brass keyhole linings, key absent, offer plentiful storage.

      Lifting the lid reveals further storage with a single stationery drawer to the rear of the compartment is dressed with turned pulls.

      The rich dark tones of the rosewood are set off by the light, gold tooled skiver writing surface.

      A super and rare example, solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 48cm (19'')
      Max Depth: 53cm (20.75'')
      Max Height: 82cm (32.25'')

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      Antique Davenport, Victorian Swivel Top Desk

      £1,250.00

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    • Fine Victorian Burr Walnut Davenport Desk

      Fine Victorian Burr Walnut Davenport Desk

      john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom

      A very attractive Victorian burr walnut freestanding davenport with superb boxwood inlay. The brass galleried top lifts to reveal a well fitted stationary compartment. The bow fronted and inlaid fall has a replaced green leather...

      £1,280.00

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    • Regency Mahogany Davenport

      Regency Mahogany Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1840, unusual early 19th century mahogany davenport. The sliding top with a gilt-bronze open foliate gallery and embossed leather writing surface opens to reveal an interior with banks of drawers and a secret locking...

      £2,600.00

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    • Antique Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport Desk c.1860

      Antique Burr Walnut Pop Up Davenport Desk c.1860

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Super burr walnut veneered desk, condition considering age very good, has some blemishes but to be expected as well over 170 years old, standing 90cm high length of 58cm and depth being 56cm, offering free...

      £2,500.00

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    • Victorian Patented Writing Cabinet Davenport

      Victorian Patented Writing Cabinet Davenport

      john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom

      A very good quality and unusual freestanding Victorian patented metamorphic walnut writing cabinet / davenport. The cabinet having good quality carved detail throughout with 3 drawers to the right hand side and 3 dummy drawers...

      £1,850.00

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    • Unusual Satin Birch Davenport Desk

      Unusual Satin Birch Davenport Desk

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, unusual satin birch davenport desk. The desk is freestanding with a three quarter wraparound gallery and a sloping, hinged writing surface in red leather which is gilded, tooled. It opens to reveal a...

      £2,750.00

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    • Davenport

      Davenport

      john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom

      A superior quality Victorian harlequin davenport made from fine walnut and burr walnut veneers. The hidden sprung stationary compartment with a boxwood interior and a very good pierced gallery which when closed shows a conforming...

      £2,900.00

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    • William IV Rosewood Davenport

      William IV Rosewood Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1830, William IV rosewood davenport with stamp of M. Willson. With a three quarter rosewood gallery with turned balustrades and a beaded top rail. The green leather slope has tooling and gilding and opens...

      £3,000.00

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    • William IV Rosewood Davenport Desk

      William IV Rosewood Davenport Desk

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1835, William IV rosewood davenport desk. With wraparound three quarter gallery, shaped top rail and 4 circular finials, there are 2 recesses for ink bottles and pens to the back. The sloping lid has...

      £2,750.00

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    • Davenport rosewood desk Victorian

      Davenport rosewood desk Victorian

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superb clean desk, has good bank of draws and pull out pen holder comes with key, sizes being height 81cm length 56cm depth 57cm, offering free UK delivery.

      £1,250.00

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