A Superb Quality Late Victorian Oak pedestal desk, having a brown and gilt tooled leather inset writing surface above three mahogany lined frieze drawers with egg and dart moulding. This free standing desk having a panelled back, the drawers having wonderful brass and copper stylised handles, with brass locks being stamped Chubbs, 128 Queen Victoria Street, London. The twin panelled cupboard doors enclosing a divided interior for files and two internal mahogany lined drawers with brass sunken handles, the whole raised on a moulded base with turned bun feet and Castor's, the desk bearing the plaque "Warings", Bold Street, Liverpool, London, Paris and Lancaster, circa 1900
This desk is in three sections for easy transportation
"Warings" later merged with "Gillows" to form the renown cabinet makers "Waring and Gillows"
Condition: This desk is in excellent original condition, the leather is worn through in a couple of places (see pictures) and there is minor sunlight fading to the back of the desk