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Victorian walnut inlaid writing table



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Victorian walnut inlaid writing table

This Victorian walnut inlaid writing table was made circa 1870.

Made in a high-end workshop in England but using the high French design, these desks are often known as bonheur du jour

The kingwood banded and burr walnut top with a leather writing surface has a super structure to the rear that is surmounted by a fine pierced gilt gallery, and the top edge with fine cast gilt brass mounts. Its drawer with a porcelain hand painted plaque in the Sevres. 

It stands on the classic elegant cabriole legs with gilt brass mounts to the knees running down the leading edge and to the toes.

Imagine working behind this wonderful bonheur du jour and the pleasure it will bring.

107.5cms wide 42ins

61cms deep 24ins

101cms high 39 1/2ins

Measurements are approximate, whilst we take care in measuring there may at times be a very slight difference.


We can arrange free delivery to UK mainland; We also have a reliable and good delivery service for single or multiple items to Ireland. This Victorian walnut inlaid writing table is a very green product and has not damaged our environment.

If you require a shipping quote anywhere else in the world, we can arrange that as well.


This Victorian walnut inlaid writing table carries the Hingstons Antiques product guarantee plate which gives you the peace of mind that any item with this plate, is of the quality and condition expected when purchasing from Hingstons Antiques Limited. All our goods are individually selected by Nick Hingston who uses his experience of over 40 years of trading to select the best items of the best design and condition suitable to be placed in our quality stock.

Antiques are unique, it is impossible to price match in the normal way. Please consider the quality of product, and the care taken in our restoration, before deciding if you are looking at price comparison.
When you choose to purchase an item from Hingstons, you will be purchasing a piece that will enhance your home.
We spend time choosing the best product, an antique item that must meet the strict criteria to be placed in Hingstons of Wilton stock.

Hingstons Distance selling policy

Purchases from Hingstons Antiques Ltd give all buyers the right to cancel the purchase within 14 working days after receipt of the item, for a full refund less transport costs, on condition it is returned in the condition it was sent.

Payment- We can accept payment by bank transfer, card transaction by phone, or cheque in store for UK customers only, please contact us if you are a customer from overseas



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