Writing desk with retractable writing board - Late - detail of advertisement
Antique: Writing desk with retractable writing board - Late
Ash veneer, inlays, brass plates of locks and handles. Upper rectangle. Inside, with a retractable writing plate bounded on the sides and at the back of the balustrade. Inside, above the board on each side two smaller drawers above each other, in the middle two horizontal compartments. The upper top plate in the back half is firm (slightly raised), in the front half lower, extendable. Front plate hinged, locking, decorated with ornamental motif in two circular medallions. In the middle section, a longitudinal drawer. At the bottom two rectangular drawers above each other, placed in the lateral base (tubes) of prismatic shape. The heads of all drawers are adorned with a fine line inlay. Hips straight. Standing on four shaped legs in the shape of leaves, decorated above with relief targets. In the center of the writing board a green cloth. After professional restoration. Central Europe 1835 - 1850. Height 116.5 cm, width 126 cm, depth 64.5 cm.