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Rolltop desk

David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)

Maker: The Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Date: ca. 1780
Culture: German
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, cherry, tulipwood, and mahogany (later drawers), veneered with maple hornbeam (both partially stained), tulipwood, burl wood (stained), mahogany, holly, walnut, and other woods; gilt bronze, brass, steel, and iron; marble; partially tooled and gilded leather
Dimensions: H. 44-7/8 x W. 45-3/4 x D. 26-1/2 in. (114.0 x 116.2 x 67.3 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.55

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