Mahogany Davenport Writing Desk by Saunders & Woolley c.1840.

Superb quality little mahogany davenport writing desk or bureau by the London cabinet makers Saunders & Woolley c.1840. 24″ x 12″ writing slope with original leather skiver, thumb moulded edge and a small shelf with raised gallery above. Lift the slope to reveal a mahogany lined interior with three small drawers below two dummy drawer fronts. Remove the farthest right hand knob from the dummy drawers to release a sliding and hinged pen tray which pulls out from the right hand side. With sliding shelves at each side of the of the desk top and a bank of three good sized drawers behind a locking cupboard door in the right hand side. Writing slope raised on a fine pair of turned mahogany columns with papyrus leaf capitals. Segmented mouldings, flame mahogany panels to the front, sides and rear and turned mahogany drawer knobs. Raised on turned bun feet with original brass castors recessed below. Stamped for Saunders & Woolley on the top edge of the door. Excellent colour and condition, cleaned and waxed in our workshops. Keys supplied.


Dimensions: width 24″, depth 18″. height 34″.
Year: c.1840
Price: £1295
Stock Number: 34832