Understanding the major desk design trends allows you to determine when an antique desk was probably made.
Almost all of this furniture is made of wood by craftsmen using various inlays, veneers, and carvings depending on the time period in which the furniture was made.
, Antique Desks & Secretaries.
In the beginning, desks and secretaries were some of the most complicated pieces of furniture you could buy.
There were no computers to store important information, so these desks and secretaries came with all kinds of #, Antique desks from the Victorian era are inspired by gothic design and are easily identified by their exaggerated curves, heavy proportions and dark woods.
Victorian antique desks tend to be rectangular or circular in shape, with some styles having leather material on the flat surface.
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75, Antique desks and bureaus.
Enticing objects to sit down at, antique desks often commanding an air of serious presence when utilising the well-crafted form of a solid mahogany Chippendale rolltop design, or opt for a classic antique Victorian desk.
When space is a consideration, a bureau may seem a weighty object, but at the end of the day.