One of our Superb Large Antique Partners Desks

Friday, 25 October 2013

Small Antique Desks for the Home Office specialises in finding superb smaller antique desks for use in the home.  While we can also supply large commercial sized office desks many of our clients ask us to find a unique piece of furniture for their home office.

Small three piece antique pedestal desks are particularly popular and examples of desks that we have recently supplied can be seen at

These desks are commonly found in mahogany.oak and walnut and typically date from the late Georgian period through William IV, Victorian and early Edwardian eras.  Handles can be ornate brass or turned wood.  As always we can supply desks with leather writing surfaces made to our Clients choice in terms of colour, embossing and gilding.

We can also supply unique specialist small antique writing desks - often by famous English furniture makers - for example Antique Davenport Desks and Bureax and Bonheur du Jour.  See examples at

If you are looking for a top quality, genuine small English antique desk then please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Antique Furniture Period Guide

Follow this link to view the guide to Antique Furniture Periods.  This simple table compares British, Amercian and French terminology and spans the periods from 1485 to 1952 (i.e. Henry VII (Tudor) through to Queen Elizabeth II).  It explains when key terms such as "Gothic", "Colonial", "Chippendale", "Arts and Crafts" and "Art Deco" are properly used and the dates to which they apply.