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Desks

1940's French Art Deco streamline moderne secretary. This is a spectacular and original one-of-a-kind piece that is extremely functional as well as exhibiting incredible good looks.

The 1940's French Art Deco streamline moderne secretary is swathed in incredible Bombay Rosewood veneer on its sides and top with gorgeous bookmatched burlwood on its door and drawer fronts. A naturally darker contrasting cut of the Bombay Rosewood is used at the secretary's two upper left and right right angles. The French Art Deco moderne secretary features its original rounded copper hardware pulls and copper hinges that have been hand polished and sealed into a gleaming result.

The upper interior of the French secretary features a very engaging and lovely blonde fiddleback sycamore veneer that acts as a beautiful foil and complement to the darker woods on the exterior. The drop down door offers an extremely generous inlaid writing surface that has been recovered in a soft and supple black cowhide leather. There are two drawers and five cubby holes of various size and orientation in the upper interior that provide very functional and useful space for paying bills, composing letters, organizing material, etc. The two drawers feature original dovetail construction.

There is also a large amount of storage space found in the bottom area of the French Art Deco secretary. One large drawer (with two copper pulls) occupy the top of the bottom section. There are two half width drawers underneath the full length drawer (one featuring a very deep storage capacity). Two shelves, with one adjustable, are found behind the lower door to the very right.

Trademark 1940's French streamline moderne large block feet anchor the spectacular secretary and are covered in beautiful bookmatched burlwood veneers.

This stunning example of 1940's French Art Deco streamline moderne design has been hand stripped and refinished by the artisans of Deco-Dence into a gorgeous result. Can anyone ask for better quality and attention to detail than this??

The French Art Deco secretary is ready to occupy that special place in your home or office. As you can see in the images, the secretary is wider at the very top and narrows as it moves down the piece to the bottom, creating the trademark 1940's French Moderne look that is so chic and highly desirable. Dimensions of the secretary are 44 5/8" wide (at the top) and 41 3/4" wide (at the bottom) x 52 7/8" tall x 19 3/4" deep. The drop down writing surface with black leather inlay blotter is 39 1/4" wide x 20 5/8" deep.

Please inquire today. SOLD

Russel Wright design for Plycraft Corporation
Russel Wright design for Plycraft Corporation
Art Deco desk by Plycraft Corporation, circa 1939, sometimes attributed to Russell Wright. Exquisite mahogany Art Deco desk has been fully restored with 15 coats of new hand-rubbed high gloss lacquer. Would make a perfect writing desk for the bedroom. Features nine drawers and floats on a recessed base. Includes custom 1/4" plate glass top for desk top (not shown). Dimensions are 45" wide x 23 1/4" deep x 30" tall. SOLD

Art Deco desk and chair designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for S.C. Johnson Wax Administration Building in Racine, Wisconsin in 1937. This design was a forerunner of systems furniture. Painted metal and walnut desk and upholstered chair originally manufactured by Metal Office Furniture Co. (Steelcase). Now manufactured by Cassina. Dimensions of the desk are 33 1/4" tall x 84" wide x 35" deep. Chair dimensions are 34" tall x 21 1/2" wide x 20" deep. Each desk comes with a metal plaque that indicates it's serial number, which is maintained by Cassina to show the piece's history.

The desk and chair we have available is approximately 2 years old. It's serial number is 0157. The desk and chair is in pristine condition, as shown in the picture.

The normal retail for the desk and chair is $7,045.00.
Our desk and chair is priced at $5,000.00. SOLD

Rare Gilbert Rohde designed desk from late 1930's or early 1940's
Rare Gilbert Rohde designed desk from late 1930's or early 1940's
Art Deco desk. Extremely rare Gilbert Rohde walnut inlaid desk for Herman Miller, model 3977. This desk was purchased from it's original owner's estate. To our knowledge this particular model has not been through any major modern auction in the last five years. The original plexiglass pulls on the desk drawers are in perfect condition. Shown in original finish. Price quoted includes relacquering in a satin finish (to be performed). Dimensions are 48" wide x 24" deep x 29" tall.

Desk is priced at $4,995.00 SOLD
 
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