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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
202161

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