Italian 1820s Walnut and Mahogany Desk with Five Drawers, Pull-out and Banding DLW

An Italian walnut and mahogany desk from circa 1820 with dark brown leather pull-out drawer, five drawers and thin banding around the drawers. This Italian walnut and mahogany desk from circa 1820 is a fine example of early 19th-century craftsmanship, exuding elegance and functional design. The desk's rich wood tones are beautifully complemented by a dark brown leather pull-out drawer, adding a touch of sophistication and luxury. The desk features a practical, rectangular top, bordered by partial raised panels on the sides, a detail that enhances its stately appearance. The top's expansive surface offers ample space for writing, reading, or placing a laptop, making it both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Arranged in an efficient layout, the desk has five drawers – three over two – encircling the central knee hole. This arrangement provides generous storage options while maintaining a balanced and harmonious look. Each drawer is accented with very thin banding of trim, a subtle yet exquisite detail that highlights the fine craftsmanship. The pull-out drawer is a distinctive feature, fitted with rich dark brown leather that not only provides a durable writing surface but also adds a touch of refined style. The tapered legs contribute to its graceful silhouette, offering sturdy support while enhancing its elegant design. In a modern home, this Italian desk could serve as a distinguished focal point in a study, home office, or living area. It offers a perfect blend of functionality for work or study, along with the timeless beauty of antique furniture. The desk's classic design and understated elegance make it a versatile piece, able to complement various interior styles from traditional to more contemporary settings.
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 51.75"W x 25.5"D x 34.25"H
Inventory Number: YY263
Price: $7,950