Vintage Correspondence Desk, English, Library, Writing Table, Cotswold School
Our Stock # 18.7369
This is a vintage correspondence desk. An English, solid teak library or writing table in the manner of the Cotswold School, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950.
- Strikingly figured desk of generous proportion and superb craftsmanship
- Displaying a desirable aged patina and in very good order
- Solid teak an arresting sight of fine grain interest throughout
- Rich caramel hues radiate beneath the wax polish finish
- Delightful pierced gilt metal gallery rail to the upper surface
- Pair of raked cabinet doors open smoothly, resting neatly against the desktop
- Door dressed with an oval brass lock escutcheon, with working inset lock — key present
- Usefully sized interior arranged with document storage above the desk and inside each door
- The desk measuring 80cm x 57cm (31.5" x 22.5"), over a comfortable kneehole height of 60.5cm (23.75")
- Elegantly shaped brackets frame a set of three drawers, wider to centre and detailed with cockbeading
- Each dressed with circular, gilt metal drop handles over pierced foliate backplates
- Standing upon a quartet of tapering legs, terminating in arrow feet
This is a superb vintage correspondence desk, in the manner of the Cotswold School and presented with fascinating teak figuring across the whole. An arresting sight, this generously sized desk offers a touch of elegance for those working from home, or the enthusiastic writer. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.
Max Width: 145cm (57'')
Max Depth: 60cm (23.5'')
Max Height: 109.5cm (43'')
Interior Width: 80cm (31.5'')
Interior Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
Kneehole Height: 60.5cm (23.75'')
Desk Height: 76cm (30")
Wing Height: 73cm (28.75")
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