Victorian Davenport-Captains Writing Desk. It has 4 draws on the side with 2 small draws. The top of the desk sets on pegs on the base and can be lifted off. idea why it is made this way but the desk
Antique Davenport, English, Victorian Writing Desk This is an antique Davenport, an English, Victorian writing desk in mahogany dating to circa 1870. Presented with good colour and a desirable aged patina Classical brackets and flut
A superb quality Victorian burr walnut Davenport writing desk stood on turned bun feet and shaped carved cabriole legs to the front The Davenport has very nice quality turned knobs £2,600 $3,414 €2,972
Davenport desk. A Davenport desk, (sometimes originally known as a Devonport desk) is a small desk with an inclined lifting desktop attached with hinges to the back of the body. Lifting the desktop accesses a large compartment with storage space for paper and other writing implements, and smaller spaces in the forms of small drawers
1-16 of 25 results for “Davenport Writing Desk” Showing selected results. See all results for Davenport Writing Desk. Design Toscano Captain’s Davenport Home Office Desk, 33 Inch, Mahogany, Walnut. by Design Toscano. $741.00 $ 741 00 Prime (4-5 days) FREE Shipping on eligible orders.
The antique davenport desk was first recorded in the George III period of the 1790s, in the records of the renowned cabinet maker Gillows of Lancaster and it states ‘Captain Davenport desk’. It was first built and commissioned for Captain Davenport and this is the first example of this type of small writing desk, now called by the captain’s name.
Writing Desk (MY Collection) by Michael Young Polished Stainless Steel Enamel. By Michael Young. English Mahogany Davenport Desk. Walnut Hexagon Desk by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, Signed, circa 1960. Desks and Writing Tables. Follow. More Ways to Browse. Roll Top Desks. Minimalist Desks. Lap and Portable Desks. Small Desks.
Davenport Desks. Learn about Davenport (furniture) A small writing desk used by ladies, usually with a sloped top insert with leather, a cupboard, slides and drawers for holding pens and paper. There is generally a row of drawers down one side, with false drawers on the opposing side, and the top is surmounted by a brass or fretwork gallery.