Antique 19th century Aesthetic period cylinder roll top secretary writing desk. Made of maplewood featuring lower chest with three knapp joint drawers, a roll top that opens to leather pullout writing surface with multiple drawers and cubbies, upper ball and stick gallery, and brass hardware with ornate key. Made in Massachusetts by E.The Knapp joint was developed during the late Victoria Era in post Civil War United States. Patented by Charles Knapp of Waterloo, WI in 1867, the Knapp Joint was a huge breakthrough for the furniture industry; machines called routers made circular cuts in wood far quicker than by hand. The Knapp Joint is particularly unique to furniture as it was only used from 1870 until 1900. Good antique condition, wear and distressing commensurate with age and use, light marking, key included, all locks work.
46" x 32" x 19.5"d, writing surface 30.5". The sooner you pay, the sooner you get your item. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. We are sorry for the inconvenience. We do are very best to package and secure all our items so they make safe trips to their new homes.We strive to get your items delivered in the most safe and cost effective manner. Add a map to your own listings. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries".
The seller is "designersconsignment" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.