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Rolltop desk, ca. 1776–1779

Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods, mother-of-pearl, partially gilded and tooled leather, gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
53 1/2 × 43 1/2 × 26 1/2 in
135.9 × 110.5 × 67.3 cm
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Rolltop desk, ca. 1776–1779

Oak, cherry, pine, mahogany, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), tulipwood, mahogany, and other woods, mother-of-pearl, partially gilded and tooled leather, gilt bronze, iron, steel, brass, partially gold-lacquered brass
53 1/2 × 43 1/2 × 26 1/2 in
135.9 × 110.5 × 67.3 cm