Vintage 1940s Art Metal Twin Pedestal Desk Wonderful Condition
A very original one owner table/desk from the offices of Albion St Works, a Grade 2 listed factory in Birmingham. Never easy to find in this condition...
Art Metal of London made some great stuff and it was very well designed and manufactured. I do not think you will find desks of this type made any better.
It’s a great looking piece of furniture with its grey folded metal frame, metal rim, black feet and dense dark racing green Linoleum top. The fact that this has remained in one place means that the wear is wonderful and genuine. The frame is historically marked and worn in the right places and the top with no splits or lifts is again marked according to its history. Just wonderful British pieces of furniture C1940s. The desk is complete with typing slides on either side on the top of the pedestals that run well as are all the drawers, there is a central wide drawer which proudly displays the Art Metal London crest. Smells fine and is very heavy.
A great looking desk!
Dimensions – Overall: Height 77.5cm x Width 153cm x Depth 87cm
Dimensions – Specifically the Kneehole: Height 64.5cm x Width 65cm
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