Victorian Walnut Davenport Desk, mid 19th century, of typical form, with hinged top revealing a sliding writing surface with open and covered wells and two drawers, with secret mechanism causing superstructure to rise, the sides fitted with four drawers, with foliate-carved S-scrolled supports, on casters, ht. 38, wd. 22, dp. 22 in.
overall minor denting. some minor shrinkage, particularly to front panel. weighted secret mechanism a little cocked. age typical additional minor defects and repairs.