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Title: Rolltop desk
David Roentgen (German, Herrnhaag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1780
Culture: German, Neuwied am Rhein
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: Overall: 44 7/8 × 45 3/4 × 26 1/2 in. (114 × 116.2 × 67.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.55
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