Tips on Buying a Good Quality Antique Desk

Antiques will be never out of fashion. Antique tables, for example, became less popular when computer technology surpassed the more traditional writing methods. However, people soon realized that no computer furniture could match the beauty of the British District's pedestal table or Victoria's mahogany bureau.

With PCs on complicated tables now largely defeated by compact laptops, antique tables are more popular than before.

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If you are looking for beautiful antique writing furniture in Cumbria, there are several dealers who specialize in antique tables from various periods.

This can be very valuable. Obviously, prices will vary depending on age, condition, and scarcity, but even Victorian tables can take a lot of money today. Only last year, Thomas Brooks' rosewood cylinder table, made in the 1860s, sold for almost £ 34,000 at auction in Alabama.

Antique tables, such as antique dining tables, are functional furniture and some have been treated better than others. Cumbrian furniture traders look for a number of things when determining the value of a writing desk or bureau – the first, clearly, to see whether it is genuine or not. Reproduction antique tables are often made of thin plywood that is easily recognizable.

 However, some reproductions are more in accordance with the original, using original fitting wood rather than plywood. To get rid of the trick, someone was pressured to make the piece look older.