This rare Cutler & Sons roll top desk was patented in 1875, in select walnut with burl accents, its a wonderful example of innovative Victorian design. This desk was originally a physicians desk, with unique glass enclosed top to allow additional light onto the two rotating six-level carousels originally used to hold medical chemicals. Another highly unusual attribute is the alternating tambours in the roll, which retracts into the underside of the desks leather top.
Truly magnificent, with fully raised paneling, including knee-well area, original hardware and gorgeous original French polished finish. Dimensions: 48"H x 54"W x 39D Age: 1875 Material: Walnut and Glass.
This item can be picked up by a shipper of your choice. The item "RARE CUTLER & SON GLASS TOPPED DESK 2898" is in sale since Friday, December 16, 2011.This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "ccsantiquesnancyjcourtney" and is located in Millbury, Massachusetts. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.