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It is a testament to Roentgen’s unmatched skill that the desk and its complicated locks were so difficult to penetrate as to cause such damage and that the later restorer could not replicate his advanced designs.
This splendid rolltop desk is distinguished by having six legs instead of the usual four. The added pair and the lavish mounts changed the frontal view into a more facadelike structure. The presence of the mounts and the use of exotic marquetry woods point to an affluent patron. Even so, it is not the most elaborate desk designed by David Roentgen during this period.
We are not responsible for any incorrect or undeliverable addresses 54 in. Top has 2 sets of smaller drawers and the roll top comes down and has a skelet. P ayments must be received within calendar days o... Has a couple of dings and scratches however nothing bad.
solid wood oak roll top desk in excellent condition. Have a close look on the photos to have right idea of condition.
i ln the construction of a desk liaviuir; a dat top, `the top l is located above spaced apart pedcstals, each having an inner side 2, an outer side 3, a hack 4 and supporting` tornei' posts or legs 5` of usual and conventional construction.
This image was uploaded in the PNG or GIF (or other lossless) image format. All of these objects and 'purposes, together with inany others not now stated, with constructions for attaining the saine, will he apparent as understanding of the invention is had from the following' dol seription, taken in connection with tl i `accompanying drawings, in which, Figa l is a transverse vertical section j through the upper portion of a. And a still further object of the invention to provide .means whereby when one or more of the drawers are locked, and others are partly projected and unlocked, such unlocked drawers inay be moved inwardly and locked without affectinte` the locking),r of the other drawers.A button underneath can be pressed to release its front half. This swings aside to reveal two drawer panels, each with four Birmingham Chippendale-style pulls (see fig. Your bid is a contract - Place a bid only if you're serious about buying th... Desk is in perfect condition and comes with keys and properly working lock.