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Pedestal Desks & Writing Desks

Desks once occupied a central and important position in the home and office. They can be used as functional furniture, decorative items etc

Desk Chairs

The chair you sit in at your desk is as important, if not more important than your desk. It needs to be comfortable and reflect the rest of your space.

Glazed bookcases & Display cabinets

From the late 18th Century homes were designed with a separate room to house collections of books. They come in a range of beautiful styles.

Open bookcases

Towards the end of the 18th Century small bookcases became increasingly popular. They were sometimes described as a moving library.

Bureaux

The writing bureau is a beautiful piece of furniture often with cupboards, drawers, cubbyholes and a secret compartment to allow one to hide documents.

Mahogany Golden Madrone Bureau Bookcase
Mahogany Golden Madrone Bureau Bookcase
An exceptional mahogany, golden Madrone burl veneered and brass line inlaid bureau bookcase. The finely cast brass Rocaille cartouche crest between a split cavetto molded cornice, above two glazed doors en...

£26,885

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Neoclassical style cerejeira pedestal desk with mother of pearl
Neoclassical style cerejeira pedestal desk with mother of pearl
A fine mahogany, cerejeira veneered and mother of pearl inlaid pedestal desk, the moulded edge top inset with a central leather writing surface with a cable hole, flanked by mother of pearl inlaid fan medallion...

£12,135

Being made

Flame mahogany and crossbanded pedestal desk
Flame mahogany and crossbanded pedestal desk
A fine flame mahogany veneered and crossbanded pedestal desk with fine double stringing details, the gilt tooled leather inset concave sided top with protruding rounded corners supported by reeded columns with ...

£10,460

On its way

Serpentine burr walnut display cabinet
Serpentine burr walnut display cabinet
A serpentine walnut display cabinet inspired by an original Robert Adam sideboard in our family archives.  Exclusively hand-made in burr walnut veneers, the upper glazed section with fine oval beading to t...

£9,945

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Morado banded Mahogany Display Cabinet
Morado banded Mahogany Display Cabinet
A fine flame mahogany and Morado banded Display cabinet with fine double stringing throughout. The serpentine cornice above a glazed door and sides, enclosing an LED lit interior of two adjustable glass sh...

£7,970

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Glazed bookcase
Glazed bookcase
A beautifully proportioned mahogant library bookcase of exceptional quality by Gillows. The upper section features 3 doors with classic Chippendale 13 pane astragal glazing enclosing adjustable shelving. The...

£6,500

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Late Georgian style writing table with concave sides and marquetry inlay
Late Georgian style writing table with concave sides and marquetry inlay
A fine flame Cerejeira veneered, Morado banded & Sycamore marquetry inlaid writing table, the rectangular concave sided cast brass edged and gilt tooled leather inlaid top with canted angles, above a Morado...

£5,290

Being made

Regency style mahogany desk swivel chair with brass accents
Regency style mahogany desk swivel chair with brass accents
A fine mahogany and flame mahogany veneered executive chair, the scroll over veneered and Morado banded toprail with fine stringing details, Mother of Pearl inlay and brass rosettes, above a channeled back, arm...

£5,080

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Gilded Writing Table or Desk
Gilded Writing Table or Desk
A fine Morado veneered writing table, the rectangular top with a brass three quarter gallery above two frieze drawers each centered by gilt framed lozenges with chestnut burl veneered centres, the square taperi...

£4,740

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Regency style mahogany desk chair with brass accents
Regency style mahogany desk chair with brass accents
A fine mahogany and flame mahogany veneered games or desk chair, the scroll over veneered and Morado banded toprail with fine stringing details and brass rosettes, above a padded back, arms and seat, the scroll...

£3,815

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Mother of Pearl Inliad Arm Chair
Mother of Pearl Inliad Arm Chair
A finely hand carved and finely Mother of Pearl inlaid armchair. The serpentine padded back and scroll arms enclosing an upholstered seat with serpentine seat rails trailing to acanthus carved cabriole legs. Th...

£3,800

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The mahogany one hundred drawer bureau
The mahogany one hundred drawer bureau
A very fine George II style mahogany and rosewood crossbanded bureau cabinet. The upper section has urn finials and a domed broken architectural cornice centered by a carved crest above two arched glazed panel ...

£34,470

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Mother of Pearl Inlay bookcase
Mother of Pearl Inlay bookcase
An exceptional cerejeira veneered, mother of pearl inlaid and rosewood banded library bookcase, the arched cavetto cornice above two central glazed and two side doors enclosing lights and glass inset adjustable...

£19,450

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Mahogany crossbanded display cabinet
Mahogany crossbanded display cabinet
A fine mahogany veneered and yew burl banded cabinet, the upper section with a breakfront cornice with four glazed sections enclosing lit interiors with adjustable glass shelves, the lower cabinet with a break ...

£16,845

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Mahogany Display Cabinet
Mahogany Display Cabinet
Display cabinet constructed in mahogany with highly-figured Etimoe veneer, a tropical hardwood from Central Africa. The glazed upper section encloses a lit interior of two adjustable glass shelves while the bot...

£16,515

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Walnut and Rosewood Serpentine Partners Desk
Walnut and Rosewood Serpentine Partners Desk
A flame walnut and rosewood crossbanded partner's pedestal desk, the serpentine moulded edge top centred by a well, each side with three frieze drawers and three further drawers to each pedestal, with toole...

£14,925

Being made

Early Georgian style bureau cabinet
Early Georgian style bureau cabinet
George I style poplar burl bureau cabinet with 'broken' architectural pediment. The faux book fitted interior is finished with Chinoiserie black lacquer whilst the bureau section has a fitted interior a...

£14,320

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Swirl mahogany display cabinet with decorative glazed doors
Swirl mahogany display cabinet with decorative glazed doors
A mahogany and swirl mahogany veneered display cabinet, the broken architectural cornice flanked by gilt pine-cone finials above a carved cornice and two brass astragal glazed doors, enclosing three mahogany fr...

£11,935

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Mahogany cabinet
Mahogany cabinet
A mahogany cabinet with finely cast brass mounts, the breakfront top with a pierced brass gallery and inset marble top above a panelled frieze centred by an ormolu panel of children, vases and garlands, the gla...

£11,325

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Late Georgian style mahogany bureau desk
Late Georgian style mahogany bureau desk
An ingenious mahogany bureau desk in the George III manner. The sloping fall front encloses an elaborately fitted interior of faux books and hidden drawers and cabinets. The staircase gallery interior has suede...

£10,645

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Althorp mahogany bookcase
Althorp mahogany bookcase
An unusual mahogany library bookcase with broken swan neck cornice and domed centre. Two astragal glazed doors with gilt interiors centred by a glazed door enclosing a spiral staircase above a carved portico do...

£9,620

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Chocolate Chinoiserie hand painted pedestal desk
Chocolate Chinoiserie hand painted pedestal desk
An imbuya burl veneered, gilt and Chinoiserie painted pedestal desk, the rounded rectangular top with a carved edge and a central vintage leather writing surface, above four frieze drawers, one pedestal with th...

£9,490

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Regency style mahogany library bookcase
Regency style mahogany library bookcase
A Regency style mahogany library bookcase with Greek Key brass inlay with brass finials above astragal glazed doors and paneled doors below. Unrepeatable item

£9,200

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Flame mahogany serpentine partners pedestal desk
Flame mahogany serpentine partners pedestal desk
A flame mahogany serpentine-shaped partners desk with satinwood crossbanding and paneled hide writing surface, the pedestals flanked with hand carved lion heads, crolls and acanthus leaves. Both sides of t...

£8,700

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Left Facing Display Cabinet
Left Facing Display Cabinet
Left-facing display cabinet with floral and line brass inlay, constructed in mahogany with highly-figured Etimoe veneer, a tropical hardwood from Central Africa. The glazed upper section encloses a lit interior...

£8,485

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Thomas Hope style mahogany and gilded breakfront display cabinet
Thomas Hope style mahogany and gilded breakfront display cabinet
A attractive mahogany breakfront display cabinet exclusively designed after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk.  In carefully selected flame mahogany veneers throughout the exterior, the ...

£8,485

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Burl walnut oval partners pedestal desk
Burl walnut oval partners pedestal desk
A burl walnut oval partners pedestal desk with hand-tooled leather writing surface. Both sides with matching functionality - three frieze drawers with oak linings, dovetailed joints, and brass plate handle...

£7,950

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Burl walnut kidney pedestal desk
Burl walnut kidney pedestal desk
A burl walnut kidney-shaped pedestal desk with hand-tooled leather writing surface. The seated side with three frieze drawers, three graduated drawers below in the left-hand pedestal, and a drawer and file...

£7,950

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Glazed Display Cabinet
Glazed Display Cabinet
Glazed display cabinet with brass line inlay, constructed in mahogany with highly-figured Etimoe veneer, a tropical hardwood from Central Africa. This cabinet encloses a lit interior of three adjustable glass s...

£7,070

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Serpentine Display Cabinet
Serpentine Display Cabinet
Serpentine Credenza Finely Hand Carved Mahogany and Gilt Leafed Details Granadillo Veneer Finely Cast Brass Accents Glazed Doors Enclosing Mirror Back Interior Four Adjustable Glass Shelves Unrepeatable...

£6,360

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Mother of Pearl inlay table in the style of Louis XV
Mother of Pearl inlay table in the style of Louis XV
Ladies desk in light cerejeira with fine mother of pearl marquetry inlays. Rectangular top with rounded corners inset with a leather writing surface, above a rosette inlaid frieze, on brass capital turned, tape...

£5,490

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Antique Mirror Panel Display Cabinet
Antique Mirror Panel Display Cabinet
An ebonised and gilt cabinet with brasswork detail. The lower section with antiqued mirror panel doors enclosing a cupboard with adjustable shelf. The upper section with antiqued mirror backplate, one fixed she...

£5,125

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Gillows replica bureau
Gillows replica bureau
A movingue and macassar ebony strung bureau desk. The rectangular top has protruding rounded corners above a faux double fronted drawer with a hinged fall front which pulls out to reveal a writing surface. Belo...

£4,920

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Thomas Hope style two door mahogany display cabinet
Thomas Hope style two door mahogany display cabinet
A attractive mahogany display cabinet exclusively designed after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk.  In carefully selected flame mahogany veneers throughout the exterior, the glazed...

£4,870

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Floral Inlaid Mahogany Desk or Writing Table
Floral Inlaid Mahogany Desk or Writing Table
Desk or writing table with floral and line brass inlay, constructed in mahogany with highly-figured Etimoe veneer, a tropical hardwood from Central Africa. Movingue veneer crossbanding and elegant brass accents...

£4,255

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Victorian Style Pedestal Desk
Victorian Style Pedestal Desk
Well-proportioned pedestal desk in mappa burl with canted and reeded corners. A hand-tooled brown leather inset top is surrounded by a carved edge with a repeating floral pattern. The central arch knee-hole is ...

£4,250

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Chestnut burl veneered executive chair
Chestnut burl veneered executive chair
An upholstered and chestnut burl veneered Executive chair, the tight channelled back above a tight seat and carved and padded arms, on an adjustable base with wooden legs and castors.channelled back above a tig...

£3,940

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised pedestal desk
Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised pedestal desk
An attractive mahogany pedestal desk after an early 19th century design by Thomas Hope.  The top has a mahogany perimeter with finely carved edge and inset, hand tooled, leather writing surface, above ...

£3,735

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded pedestal desk
Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded pedestal desk
An attractive mahogany pedestal desk after an early 19th century design by Thomas Hope.  The top has a mahogany perimeter with finely carved edge and inset, hand tooled, leather writing surface, above ...

£3,735

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Ambassador swivel leather desk chair in mahogany hide
Ambassador swivel leather desk chair in mahogany hide
Ambassador swivel desk chair in quality mahogany coloured hide with deep buttoned back and additional loose seat cushion. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques including...

£2,370

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Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - Grande Dark tan
Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - Grande Dark tan
A truly captivating swivel chair with swooping mahogany arms and deep buttoning to the face and rear of the back. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques includi...

£2,295

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Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - Grande Sycamore
Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - Grande Sycamore
A truly captivating swivel chair with swooping mahogany arms and deep buttoning to the face and rear of the back. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques includi...

£2,295

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded open bookcase - 42in
Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded open bookcase - 42in
An exclusively designed mahogany open bookcase after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk. The decorative flame mahogany veneered top has a gilded, finely carved edge above two drawers with...

£2,280

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised open bookcase - 42in
Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised open bookcase - 42in
An exclusively designed mahogany open bookcase after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk. The decorative flame mahogany veneered top has an ebonised, finely carved edge above two drawers w...

£2,280

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Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - mahogany
Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - mahogany
A truly captivating swivel chair with swooping mahogany arms and deep buttoning to the face and rear of the back. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques includi...

£2,145

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Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - dark tan
Swan buttoned leather swivel chair - dark tan
A truly captivating swivel chair with swooping mahogany arms and deep buttoning to the face and rear of the back. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques includi...

£2,145

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Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Autumn Gold
Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Autumn Gold
Queen Anne leather desk chair on a swivel base with gas lift mechanism and brass castors.  The chair has a deep buttoned seat and back, traditionally upholstered with hand tied coil springs in the seat and...

£2,070

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Dwarf Open Bookcase
Dwarf Open Bookcase
A hickory dwarf open bookcase, the leather inset top above a frieze drawer and open adjustable shelves, on turned legs. The original Regency.

£1,815

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Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Dark Green
Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Dark Green
Queen Anne leather desk chair on a swivel base with gas lift, in hand finished dark green leather.  The chair has a deep buttoned seat and back, traditionally upholstered with hand tied coil springs in the...

£1,740

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Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Taupe
Queen Anne swivel leather desk chair - Taupe
Queen Anne leather desk chair on a swivel base with gas lift. The chair has a deep buttoned seat and back, traditionally upholstered with hand tied coil springs in the seat and individually nailed studs. SPE...

£1,740

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Gainsborough swivel desk chair in Colorado leather
Gainsborough swivel desk chair in Colorado leather
Gainsborough swivel chair in soft Colorado leather with deep buttoned back. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques including hand tied springs in the seat and individual ...

£1,680

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised open bookcase - 24in
Thomas Hope style mahogany & ebonised open bookcase - 24in
An exclusively designed mahogany open bookcase after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk. The decorative flame mahogany veneered top has an ebonised finely carved edge above a drawer with brass...

£1,650

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Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded open bookcase - 24in
Thomas Hope style mahogany & gilded open bookcase - 24in
An exclusively designed mahogany open bookcase after an early 19th century Thomas Hope pedestal desk. The decorative flame mahogany veneered top has a gilded, finely carved edge above a drawer with br...

£1,650

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Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - Tan
Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - Tan
Bosuns swivel desk chair in quality tan hide with vintage car seat-style stitching. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques including hand tied springs in the seat and ind...

£1,590

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Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - suede
Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - suede
Bosuns swivel desk chair in quality grey suede (calf hide) with vintage car seat-style stitching, hand nailed nickel finish studs and matching castors. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional uph...

£1,590

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Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - Light tan
Bosuns swivel leather desk chair with vintage car stitching - Light tan
Bosuns swivel desk chair in premium quality light tan hide with vintage car seat-style stitching. Hand crafted in our Dorset workshops using traditional upholstering techniques including hand tied springs in th...

£1,590

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Hinton tub chair in an opulent velvet
Hinton tub chair in an opulent velvet
Hinton tub chair traditionally upholstered over an English made solid beech frame with hand sewn individual coil springs in the seat. The solid mahogany tapering legs are polished to an ebonised finish, co...

£1,370

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Captain's swivel leather desk chair - Sycamore
Captain's swivel leather desk chair - Sycamore
Captain's leather desk chair on a swivel base with gas lift and tilt mechanism.  The chair has a deep buttoned seat and back rest with traditionally hand-tied coil sprung seat. Mahogany balustrade...

£1,365

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Captain's swivel leather desk chair - Texas
Captain's swivel leather desk chair - Texas
Captain's leather desk chair on a swivel base with gas lift and tilt mechanism.  The chair has a deep buttoned back rest with traditionally hand-tied coil sprung seat, mahogany balustrade and ...

£1,275

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Ebonised and parcel gilt open bookcase
Ebonised and parcel gilt open bookcase
An ebonised and parcel-gilt open bookcase with burr oak veneered top, sides and breakfront plinth.  The frieze is centred by an Egytian winged tablet bearing a globe and cobra motif on a fluted gilt ground...

£950

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