Vintage Industrial Painted Pedestal Desk / Teacher's Desk

Vintage Industrial Painted Pedestal Desk / Teacher's Desk


This is a handsome antique vintage industrial style oak pedestal deak / teacher's desk dating from the 1920's or 1930's with three drawers, which I have lined with a beautiful ebony damask paper. This stunning desk is well proportioned and houses the original handles which have been given a light varnish. The desk has been carefully sanded, restored and cleaned and has been hand painted externally in Farrow & Ball's timeless and daringly dark 'Downpipe' Estate Eggshell, with the desktop given a light varnish to reveal the beautiful oak. This piece would be a fabulous addition to a study, hallway, dining room, landing or indeed any contemporary room.


This piece is in very good condition with no damage to note apart from a faint ring on the desktop, a corner missing from the top drawer and a few minor dents and imperfections which are to be expected with the age of this antique piece and really add to its character. I don't just slap on a coat of chalk paint on my pieces and call them upcycled - each of my pieces undergoes a lengthy process of restoration and preparation before being painstakingly stripped, cleaned, restored, woodworm treated if there is any sign of historic woodworm, primed and undercoated before painting a minimum of 4 coats to ensure a high quality finish. My pieces aren't distressed or shabby chic - they will distress naturally over time with general wear and tear.


    Dimensions (all sizes are approximate): 

    Height : 72cm
    Width: 99cm
    Depth: 56cm



    I gladly accept returns and cancellations: 

    Contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

    Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase.  Cancellations are subject to a £25 charge to cover card merchant services and admin fees.

    I don't accept exchanges

    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    The following items can't be returned or exchanged

    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

    • Custom or personalised orders
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
    • Items on sale

    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.



    I aim to provide a personal service as far as possible and I am pleased to offer free delivery with this piece in person via our own 'Pigeon Post' with a fully blanketed service to 150 mile radius of SY7 8QG postcode. I offer delivery to ground floor only and I shall be in touch directly after your purchase to arrange a suitable delivery date. If you are located outside of my 150 mile radius, I would be delighted to arrange delivery via a third party furniture courier with a fully blanketed service to Mainland UK for a small surcharge.  To avoid disappointment please contact me with your postcode or an indicative timeframe and quote.  Third party courier service is for a one man service to ground floor only and assistance is required for unloading.



    Farrow & Ball 'Downpipe' Estate Eggshell