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Provenance: Paper label in one drawer reads 'this secretary stood formally in the breakfast room at Lords, Sheldwich in Tavensham A small walnut roll top lady's desk, 20th century, of elegant neoclassical form elegantly embellished with strung feather banded panels, the small drawer activating the roll top to reveal a trio of small drawers, with a baize covered fold out writing surfa A c.1900 American oak roll-top desk, mid-sized with traditional S-form tambour roll enclosing a fitted interior, raised on two pedestals each with four drawers, central frieze drawer, panelled sides.122 x 76 x 116 cm Antique roll top desk with slide out writing surface that includes an angled writing slope (if desired), fitted interior and 2 lower drawers, stands on 4 turned legs, 104 cm high, 115 cm wide, 51 cm deep approx Gianfranco Frattini (Italian, 1926-2004), Rosewood Tambour Chest Desk, manufactured by Bernini, the upper section with roll top, above ten drawers, raised on cylindrical feet.A desk, usually but not always of pedestal shape with a superstructure of small drawers and pigeonholes, enclosed by a shutter of horizontal timber slats. The slats are glued to strips of canvas and may be rolled up or down along parallel grooves on either side of the frame.Dating from the late 19th century and usually made from oak, one of the better known brands is the 'Cutler' desk.The desk opening is enclosed by a quarter-round cylinder of veneered timber which, when opened, slides back into a recess behind the superstructure.A Georgian mahogany secretaire / desk with a rolltop, banded inlay on fluted legs, 107 cm high by 101 cm wide, and 69 cm deep.The base has twin pedestal drawers with pull out writing shelves, with makers label: 'Cutler'.Height An American oak Cutler desk and swivel chair, early 20th century.

the desk has a roll-top sliding door action with interior drawers and stationery compartments.This beautiful and relatively small antique desk has aged to a medium dark shade of oak with a striking grain, good patina, is in very good condition and has been beautifully cleaned using a traditional form of wax finishing.Edwardian Mellow Oak Antique Roll Top / Tambour Front Desk.It would be for local pick-up in the Studio City area of Los Angeles. Major repair here frequently means meticuluously cleaning off the old glue and canvas from the back of every roll top slat.

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