Lot 281: ROLL-TOP DESK In oak. Upper section with molded top edge, shallow C-curve roll top, and deeply molded sides. Three broad drawers bel...
October 29, 2016
East Dennis, MA, USALive Auction
ROLL-TOP DESK Early 20th Century
In oak. Upper section with molded top edge, shallow C-curve roll top, and deeply molded sides. Three broad drawers below writing surface and brass plaque below center drawer reads "Sold by the Shannon File Co., Limd. London". Pedestals feature deeply paneled sides and fronts and slightly curved interior walls. Fronts of pedestals rotate open with interiors to reveal open pigeonholes on one side and a series of numbered card file drawers on the other. Lower edges of pedestals molded to match those of the upper case. Brass bail pulls on drawer fronts and matching pulls on the pedestal fronts. Height 44". Width 59.25". Depth 34.25".
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