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Roll-top desk (Bureau a Cylindre)
Roll-top desk (Bureau a Cylindre)
Date:
ca. 1775
Location:
Legion of Honor
Gallery 7
Century:
Media:
Oak, Pine Poplar And Cherry Carcase, Drawers Of Oak And Cedar. Marquetry Of Sycamore, Box, Burr Wood, Kingwood And Tulipwood; Ebony And Box Stringing.
Dimensions:
45 x 42 (114.3 x 106.7 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
55.41.12
Acquisition Date:
1955-12-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Collection

Cylinder desk opening to reveal extendable writing surface, apaper shelves and drawers fitted with inkwell holders, containing secret compartments.
Three upper frieze drawers, three lower drawers, lateral ones opeining to reveal secret drawers. Cabriole legs and gilt bronze mounts. Ribbon and flower marquetry.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”