Antique 19th Century Inlaid Italian Writing Desk, circa 1880Return to Desks

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This Italian writing desk circa 1880 is covered with incredible inlays of exotic woods, producing a wonderful presence. The 5 working drawers on the front of the desk are repeated in an outline of decorative inlays on the back of the desk. The top and sides are heavily inlaid with geometric and floral details extending down each of the cabriole legs. Against a wall this would also make a unique vanity.  

This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our store, they all go through our professional workshop to assure they are strong, clean, ready for use and with an appropriate finish. Upon restoration, this item will be re-listed with multiple photos including close ups of the finish. You are welcome to call us directly if you would like to learn more about this or other items, we will be happy to assist you further.      
  • Price: $4,250.00
  • Year/Circa: 1880
  • Origin: Italy
  • Dimensions: 49.25w x 24.25d x 31.75h
  • Item #: 20145
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