Ink: Victorian Desk. Inspired by an aristocratic English antique auctioned at Christie's, this lovely ladies' desk offers a pull-out surface for writing, lined drawers, antiquated crackle finish, and myriad details.
An ingenious Victorian Metamorphic Combination Table, Desk and Chair (shown open and closed above) was made of oak around the 1850s, after a design by Stephen Hedges. Other similar examples are housed in museums in New York and New Orleans.
A rare English Victorian Papier Mache, Mother of Pearl and paint decorated lady's writing cabinet/desk. Mid 19th century, in the manner of Jennens and Bettridge. Inlaid and painted with Gothic castles and landscapes. Lower drawers were fitted for sewing on a scroll trestle base.