This is an antique writing desk. An English, mahogany and leather side or correspondence table, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Wonderfully compact table transforms into an accomplished desk Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good original order Select mahogany offers fine grain interest and rich caramel hues Pleasantly patinated leather skiver in an attractive mint green hue Pair of articulated leaves enclose this delightful writing desk Arranged with a pop-up gallery behind the skiver, ink wells and pen tray Skiver sits upon a hinged lid, offering concealed document storage Useful letter slides adorn the interior of each leaf Further period appeal afforded by two useful glass ink wells with silver plated lids Dressed with an inset circular lock to the front apron — key absent Dashing shaped aprons to either side add a fascinating profile Raised upon four slender legs with splayed feet This is a superb antique writing desk, with usefully compact proportion, but a generous width when in use. With its skiver, ink wells and letter slides, this table is ideal for the occasional missive or correspondence. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width: 46cm (18'') Max depth: 55cm (21.75'') Max height: 76cm (30'') Extended width: 92cm (36.25'') Extended depth: 55cm (21.75'') Extended height: 76.5cm (30'') Skiver width: 38.5cm (15.25'') Skiver depth: 28cm (11'').