Lot 271: Roentgen, David 1743 - 1807 Architect's desk with adjustable raising desk top
Orangerie - Selected Objects
May 30, 2013
Description: Roentgen, David 1743 - 1807 Architect's desk with adjustable raising desk top Mahogany, veneered; construction woods: cherry wood, oak, spruce, walnut; drawer in oak, plum, veneered; bronze and copper fittings, gilt; lock and mechanism of iron and brass; brown leather (presumably 19th century) with embossing. 1775 34 5/8 x 34 x 23 7/8 in.
Provenance: Perhaps related to the commission for Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine (1712-1780) and his Brussels court / Private collection, Northern Germany