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    antique furniture: 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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    • Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Freestanding Davenport

      Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Inlaid Freestanding Davenport

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      Antique Victorian burr walnut inlaid freestanding davenport having a shaped inlaid top opening to reveal a fitted interior, original leather writing slope crossbanded in burr walnut with satinwood inlay opening to reveal two dummy drawers...

      £1,685.00

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    • Outstanding Quality Antique Victorian Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      Outstanding Quality Antique Victorian Inlaid Burr Walnut Davenport

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

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

      £3,250.00

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    • Quality Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      Quality Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Freestanding Davenport

      london city antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      827 Quality antique Victorian burr walnut freestanding Davenport having a quality burr walnut top with original walnut gallery, shaped burr walnut lift up writing slope with original leather opening to reveal four drawers and pigeon...

      £1,885.00

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    • Antique Mid-Victorian Burr Walnut Davenport Desk

      Antique Mid-Victorian Burr Walnut Davenport Desk

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, mid-Victorian exhibition quality, burr walnut davenport desk. Surmounted by a stationery/pen section with lifting lid above the sloped writing surface, with a gilt tooled burgundy hide. The satin birch interior with mahogany lined...

      £1,990.00

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    • Antique Inlaid Rosewood Davenport Desk

      Antique Inlaid Rosewood Davenport Desk

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900, inlaid rosewood davenport desk. The raised top section with ¾ pierced brass gallery and inlaid top opening to a fitted interior. The hinged, sloping lid with leather surface (by Roy Kirby of London),...

      £1,750.00

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    • Antique Victorian Mahogany Davenport

      Antique Victorian Mahogany Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, Victorian mahogany davenport of traditional form. The ¾ shaped gallery over a gilt tooled leather writing surface, opening to a satinwood-lined interior with a series of real and faux drawers. One side has...

      £1,750.00

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    • George IV Military Style Mahogany Davenport

      George IV Military Style Mahogany Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1820, neat sized George IV military style mahogany davenport. The top has a sliding removable section and a three quarter, well cast brass gallery. With a leather writing surface, above an uninterrupted interior, raised...

      £2,250.00

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    • 19th Century burr walnut rising top davenport

      19th Century burr walnut rising top davenport

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      A superb quality 19th Century freestanding burr walnut rising top davenport, the moulded edge top decorated with carved fretwork, this section rises up from the desk which shows more intricate carved fret work which lifts...

      £3,650.00

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    • 19th Century Anglo-Indian carved davenport

      19th Century Anglo-Indian carved davenport

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      A superb quality 19th Century carved teak Anglo-Indian davenport, profusely carved all over with pierced and carved flowers, foliage and vines, the sloping top having a raised gallery, a green leather writing surface decorated with...

      £2,850.00

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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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    • 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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    • 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

      bore park 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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    • Desk Davenport burr walnut Victorian Ladies writing station circa 1850's

      Desk Davenport burr walnut Victorian Ladies writing station circa 1850's

      bore park antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Quality item from Victorian times as useful today as when made, condition good though could do with a good polish, draws down one side other sides are false nice interior all round a very good...

      £1,495.00

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    • Victorian Pollard Oak Davenport

      Victorian Pollard Oak Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870, unusual Victorian pollard oak davenport. The top has a mother of pearl inlay on the flat section – stating ‘Oak, The Growth of Woodbrook‘. The slope has an unusual green leather writing surface...

      £1,950.00

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    • Early Victorian Burr Elm Davenport

      Early Victorian Burr Elm Davenport

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1840, early Victorian burr elm davenport with a sliding top. Most items include delivery anywhere in the UK mainland.

      £3,500.00

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    • Oak Arts and Crafts Style Davenport

      Oak Arts and Crafts Style Davenport

      philip hunt antiques, norwich, united kingdom

      Oak Arts and Crafts Style Davenport, standing on Swept legs with brass castors. 3 working Mahogany lined drawers to the right hand side. the leather covered writing slope opens to reveal 2 drawers. the top...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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    • Anglo Indian Teak Davenport

      Anglo Indian Teak Davenport

      windsor house antiques, barnwell, united kingdom

      An early 19th century anglo-Indian teak Davenport with fine line bone inlay. Circa: 1820 Item Reference = 867 Height = 35.00 inches Width = 21.00 inches Depth = 24.00 inches Condition = Excellent Windsor House...

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    • Regency Period Rosewood Davenport

      Regency Period Rosewood Davenport

      windsor house antiques, barnwell, united kingdom

      Very good Regency period rosewood Davenport desk of sophisticated form the beautifully figured timbers with ebony line inlay incorporating a slide and original turned wooden knobs. Circa: 1810 Item Reference = 863 Height = 35.00...

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    • Regency Period Mahogany Davenport

      Regency Period Mahogany Davenport

      windsor house antiques, barnwell, united kingdom

      A good Regency period mahogany Davenport desk, the door concealing three fitted drawers and with a slide on original toupee feet. A Davenport , (sometimes originally known as a Devonport desk) is a small desk...

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    • A Regency Period Mahogany Davenport Desk

      A Regency Period Mahogany Davenport Desk

      windsor house antiques, barnwell, united kingdom

      A good Regency period mahogany Davenport desk of sophisticated form, the beautifully figured timbers with ebony line inlay incorporating a slide A Davenport , (sometimes originally known as a Devonport desk) is a small desk...

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