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Our small coach-house if full again and with new stock arriving this month we need to make some space. So we are reducing the price of some of our stock by 20% and if you would like to make us an offer on anything in our stock please do!

These are just some of the reduced items we have in our sale at the moment:

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Rare Antique French Empire Style Writing Desk by Krieger, Paris, France

Date: circa 1900 – Reference: SN729 –  Price: £9,500 – Sale Price: £7,600  Currency Converter

This top quality antique French Empire style writing table / desk was made by the well-regarded cabinet makers Krieger of Paris. All three locks are stamped and there is also a metal label on the inside of one of the drawers. The writing table is made with ‘plum pudding’ mahogany with ormolu mounts.  It has recently benefitted from traditional restoration including cleaning, polishing and waxing.

Antique Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk Ref: SN686

Antique Irish Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk – Reference: SN686
Date circa 1860 – Price: £15,000 – Sale Price: £11,950  Currency Converter

This beautiful figured walnut library table was made in the mid-19th century by the Dublin cabinet makers *W F Fry & Co.Burrells Antique DesksA fine quality antique writing table in the Renaissance Revival style with attractive, well-chosen matched veneers. It is in beautiful antique condition and has benefited from professional traditional restoration including french polishing, cleaning and wax polished.1-antique-partners-library-tableMahogany Partners Library Table or Desk 
Date: circa 1860 – Reference: SN673 – Price: £6,000 – Sale Price: £4,800  Currency Converter
This good quality antique Victorian library table or writing desk is constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers.
It has an old hand dyed olive green writing surface with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a moulded band of Mahogany with a ‘bull nosed’ moulded edge and rounded corners.

3-antique-partners-library-tableEach side of the width are fitted with three mahogany lined drawers with hand cut dovetails and brass locks and turned wooden knobs.  If you are interested in this Antique Victorian Library Table or Writing Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN673

SONY DSCAntique William 1V Mahogany Partners Library Table – Date: circa 1835 – Reference: SN722 – Price: £4,500 Sale Price: £3,600 Currency Converter untitled-2
This Antique William 1V partners library table or desk is constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers. It has recently benefitted from professional cleaning and polishing which had brought out the deep rich mahogany patina.
If you are interested in this Antique  William 1V Partners Library Table please contact us quoting reference: SN722

antique-partners-tableMahogany Partners Library Table or Desk – Date: circa 1860 – Reference: SN673
Price: £6,000 -Sale Price: £4,800  Currency Converter
This good quality antique Victorian library table or writing desk is constructed from well-figured mahogany timbers.5-antique-partners-library-tableIt has an old hand dyed olive green writing surface with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a moulded band of Mahogany with a ‘bull nosed’ moulded edge and rounded corners.  Each side of the width are fitted with three mahogany lined drawers with hand cut dovetails and brass locks and turned wooden knobs.  If you are interested in this Antique Victorian Library Table or Writing Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN673

 

antique-library-table-2Antique William 1V Satinwood Partners Library Table or Desk – Date: circa 1830 – Reference: SN669 – Price: £10,000 – Sale Price: £7,950  Currency Converter
This impressive and fine quality antique library table or desk is made from well figured *satinwood. The rarity and quality of this piece suggests that it has been specially commissioned.antique-library-table-3
The table had benefited from professional restoration which includes cleaning and polishing. The top has a replacement black hide writing leather with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a band of satinwood with rounded corners.
If you are interested in this Antique William 1V Satinwood Library Table or Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN669

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Antique George 111 Mahogany Pedestal Desk – Date: circa 1800 – Reference: SN616 – Price: £3,950 – Sale Price: £3,160  Currency Converter
A rare George 111 antique pedestal desk having a very attractive old, hand coloured, green writing surface with blind and gilt tooling surrounded by a well-figured cross band of mahogany with a ‘thumb moulding’ and square corners.

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The top is fitted with three drawers and three to each of the pedestals. The drawers are deal lined and constructed with hand cut dovetail joints, brass locks and keys.
If you are interested in this George 111 antique mahogany pedestal desk please contact us quoting reference: SN616

These are just some of the great quality traditionally restored antique desks we have in our stock clearance. So why not pop over to have a look at them on the website or visit us to see the stock in its full real life beauty!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kathi and Gavin Burrell

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We have some new stock available at Burrells Antique Desks.

This lovely quality large antique library table or desk is one of my favorites.
It is a really good size if you need a large desk and looks absolutely stunning!
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We have professionally restored the desk and it has been ‘french polished’ to bring our the figuring of the grain and a beautiful glow to the wood.
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It has beautiful well-figured timbers and a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling.
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If you are interested in this Antique Mahogany Partners Library Table or Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN723

About Burrells Antique Desks

We are a husband and wife team specialising in antique desks, antique writing tables, library tables and desk chairs.

With over 40 years experience in the antique furniture profession we have a good reputation, plenty of positive feedback and many returning customers.

Our stock has been carefully selected for quality and serviceability and each piece has been sympathetically restored in the time honoured manner using only traditional method to bring back its beauty but retain its value.

So you can be confident you have found a genuine antique, in beautiful condition, ready for your home or office.

Based in Worcestershire, England, UK we offer door to door delivery worldwide via specialist shippers using airfreight and ocean freight which can also be insured for your peace of mind.

We are happy to show you our stock but as we work from home we do ask that you contact us before your visit.

The UK economy is not in great shape and savers get very little interest on investments so many are looking for an alternative way to invest.

Many people are now putting some of their savings into antiques, which they feel will hold their value if not increase in value over the longer term. Although trends and fashions change and one can never be 100% sure that your antiques will hold their value the best advice would be to choose pieces that you love and are happy to live with and buy the best quality you can afford as quality will always sell.Burrells Antique Desks

Antique furniture has the added advantage that it is useful and will grace your home for many decades if not generations to come so it’s a good option for investment. And if you have a business you can enhance your office or home study with an antique desk bought through your business account.

At the moment we have reduced a selection of our antique desks, our antique writing desks and library tables and our Antique desk chairs and library chairs  are all reduced by up to  20%.

Antique Campaign Desk in Teak and Amboyna

Rare Antique ‘Chinese Export’ Campaign Desk in Teak and Amboyna: circa 1830

If you are considering buying an antique it is well worth a look at what is on offer now. Although some antiques are subject to the vagaries of fashion, so their value may well fluctuate over time, there will always be a demand for good quality well made antique furniture.  If you are unsure about what to buy in the way of antique desks we offer you advice on choosing and buying an antique desks our website.

Antique Irish Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk: circa 1860

Antique Irish Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk: circa 1860

Quality antique office furniture is a prime example of a great investment opportunity. It not only offers you the pleasure of enjoying and using beautiful well made furniture which enhances any home or office, but it should also keep it’s value and probably increase in value over time.

Another great reason to invest in antique furniture for your office is that you can benefit from additional savings through the VAT savings you can make. Buying an antique desk or Antique writing tables  for your business enables you to reclaim the VAT.

We offer advice on choosing an antique piece of furniture as well as sending customers good condition reports and plenty of good quality photographs.

If you have a small space at home that you are using as a home office or study area please don’t think you have to accept a boring computer desk or basic DIY desk to fit the space. We have a beautiful selection of small antique desks that would make a real statement in a small office or study.

Why not feel comfortable and proud of your office domain? You could have a beautiful study with a gorgeous antique desk to take centre stage. A room that is part of the home and fitting tribute to your working life.

We have a selection of top quality antique desks that you may be interested in for your home office. If you see anything you like please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or just to find out more about our desks and chairs.

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Antique Mahogany Gillows Bonheur de Jour – circa 1820 Ref SN727
Price: £3,250   Currency Converter
This is a delightful and very rare ladies writing desk made by the famous furniture makers ‘Gillows’ from the best quality mahogany timbers. Probably made for a ladies boudoir or sitting room it is a very useful sized desk for a small space.

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This handsome antique pedestal desk has well-figured mahogany timbers throughout. It has a replacement black hide writing surface with gilt and blind tooling. This is surrounded by a cross-band of mahogany with round corners.

 

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Antique Mahogany Side Table or Writing Table – circa 1835 – Ref: SN706
Price: £1,350   Currency Converter
This is a very good quality, William 1V antique side table or writing table with a beautifully figured mahogany.  The top has top has a carved and shaped low back and a solid mahogany and a ‘bull nose’ moulded edge.  A well proportioned antique mahogany side table or writing table made from good quality well-figured timbers with a beautiful patina.

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This attractive rare antique campaign desk is a Chinese export made for the Western Market in the European style. The desk is constructed as one piece and made from solid teak with beautifully figured amboyna burr veneers. The top is constructed of well-figured timber with ‘thumb moulded’ edges and rounded corners.
If you like anything you see here or would like to browse our stock for other antique desks please come over to our website or contact us.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Kathi and Gavin Burrell
We have a new desk on our website; a very large antique partners desk measures 72 inches by 56 inches.
This beautiful desk is made from good quality red walnut, a timber similar in color to mahogany and the french polishing has brought out the glow of the colour.
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We have professionally restored the desk,  french polished and a replaced the writing leather.
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Date: circa 1900 – Reference: SN700 – Price: £6,500
If you are interested in this Antique Pedestal Desk by Waring and Gillow please contact us quoting reference: SN700
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries we are also happy for you to come along and visit us and see our stock on person but please ring to check we are available first.
Find us Studio House, 143 Chester Road South, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1XB England UK

It has been a while since we last wrote on here,  we have had a lovely new website and now we have launched a SALE! 

So if you are looking for a beautiful antique desk, writing table or library table we have 20% off a selection of our stock. Here is a peek at some of our sale items:SONY DSCA Rare French Krieger Writing Table  

In the Empire Style Writing Desk by Krieger, Paris, France – Date: circa 1900- Reference: SN729 – Price: £9,500 – Sale Price: £7,600

This top quality antique French Empire style writing table or desk was made by the well-regarded cabinet makers Krieger of Paris. All three locks are stamped and there is also a metal label on the inside of one of the drawers. The writing table is made with ‘plum pudding’ mahogany with ormolu mounts. Want to read more?  please contact us

Burrells Antique DesksAntique Irish Figured Walnut Library Table or Desk – Reference: SN686 – Date circa 1860
Price: £15,000 – Sale Price: £11,950

A top quality figured walnut library table made by the Dublin cabinet makers *W F Fry & Co. in the Renaissance Revival style. It has very attractive veneers and is in beautiful antique condition

*W F Fry & Co were principally cloth manufacturers who exhibited in Dublin, London and Paris. They had a cabinet making works and we believe that this table may well have been made for an exhibition.
If you are interested in this Antique Pedestal Desk by Waring and Gillow please contact us quoting reference: SN686

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Antique William 1V Satinwood Partners Library Table or Desk – Date: circa 1830
Reference: SN669 – Price: £10,000 – Sale Price: £7,950  Currency Converter

This impressive and fine quality antique library table or desk is made from well figured *satinwood. The rarity and quality of this piece suggests that it has been specially commissioned.

The table had benefited from professional restoration which includes cleaning and polishing. The top has a replacement black hide writing leather with gilt and blind tooling which is surrounded by a band of satinwood with rounded corners.
If you are interested in this Antique William 1V Satinwood Library Table or Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN669

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Antique Georgian Mahogany Desk

Antique George 111 Mahogany Pedestal Desk – Date: circa 1800 – Reference: SN616 Price: £3,950 – Sale Price: £3,160 Currency Converter

Rare George 111 antique pedestal desk having a very attractive old, hand colored, green writing surface with blind and gilt tooling surrounded by a well-figured cross band of mahogany with a ‘thumb molding’ and square corners. The top is fitted with three drawers and three to each of the pedestals. The drawers are deal lined and constructed with hand cut dovetail joints, brass locks and keys. If you are interested in this George 111 antique mahogany pedestal desk please contact us quoting reference: SN616

We have more so if you are interested come over and have a look?

Any questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact us

Kathi and Gavin Burrell

Burrells Antique Desks

 

 

Our New Stock:

This beautiful large vintage carved walnut desk has been made in the late 18th century style of Louis XV. It is made from solid carved walnut. It has recently benefited from traditional restoration including cleaning and wax polishing.

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The desk has a burgundy writing leather with gilt and blind tooling. The top is fitted with two slides to either side which increase the writing surface considerably. These are accessed by opening the end drawers which allows them to be pulled out.

 

The front of the desk is fitted with three deep drawers. The end drawers are serpentine shaped to front and have ornate brass keys, used to open the drawers with as they have no conventional handles. The central drawer has no lock and is opened by pulling from beneath.

The desk is carved all round with a very decorative design consisting of acanthus leaves, cartouches and hare bells. the design is continued all round so that the desk can be used as a freestanding piece of furniture. The desk stands on four cabriole legs terminating in scroll feet.

This is a most attractive and functional desk and would make a lovely focal point in a study or office.

If you are interested in this Vintage French Walnut Desk please contact us quoting reference: SN707

Please visit us at Burrells Antique Desks to see our current range of Antique desks, Antique writing tables and library tables and Desk chairs and Library chairs.