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ORIGINAL MOORE INSURANCE DESK.

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 121142 (stock# 3292)

 ORIGINAL MOORE INSURANCE DESK.
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$40,000.00 

The Moore Insurance Desk, Patent #263055, Jan. 8, 1878. Moore designed this desk to accommodate two workers, one sitting and one standing. The businessman sits at the writing table while his clerk works at the standing desk and passes important papers through a specific space designed for that purpose. Very Rare


"Office Queen" by Moore Combination Desk Co.

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 121141 (stock# 1658)

"Office Queen" by Moore Combination Desk Co.
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$17,500.00 

The "Office Queen" made by the Moore Combination Desk Co. was designed much like a Wooton Cabinet Secretary but since it was in two parts rather than three it did not infringe on Wooton"s patent. In addition it had a sliding writing table which allowed the desk to be closed without disturbing work in progress. Moore considered this to be a definite advantage over Wooton"s writing board which had to be cleared and folded before it could be closed. Patent # 199,089 January 8, ...click for details


Wooton “Ladies Model” Patent Secretary

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 121137 (stock# 3395)

Wooton “Ladies Model” Patent Secretary
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$40,000.00 

Extremely rare Wooton “Ladies Model” Patent Secretary in the Eastlake style. Executed in walnut with inset bird’s eye maple panels. Solid Bronze hardware, patent plaque, full incised and carved interior. Only one known to exist. Please see our website for further information on Wooton desks and the man who patented them.


Rare Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 121130 (stock# 2972)

Rare Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary
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$40,000.00 

Rare Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary c.1874-84. Originally a special design ordered for John D. Rockefeller. Slightly smaller in scale, it has different gilt incised carvings than other Wooton desks. This desk features an ingenious system of rotating writing board supports, ebonized details, solid bronze hardware and a gold tooled leather writing surface. Both styles of extra grades were produced in very limited quantities and are much more rare and collectable today.


Standard Grade Wooton Patent Secretary

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 120556 (stock# 10040)

Standard Grade Wooton Patent Secretary
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$21,000.00 

Standard Grade Wooton Patent Secretary in the Eastlake style, mfg. in walnut and burl or cherry wood, with ornate turnings incorporated in the gallery, c.1884. This design was created in response to demand for the simpler style influenced by Charles Eastlake. It is easy to see the contrast between the earlier fancier renaissance revival style and the later Eastlake version when shown together. Some have the original pencil signature on a drawer of desk trimmer Zue Jackson. Gold tooled leather ...click for details


Wooton Extra Grade Patent Secretary

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 120554 (stock# 2435)

Wooton Extra Grade Patent Secretary
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$45,000.00 

Wooton Extra Grade Patent Secretary c.1874-78. Victorian Renaissance Revival style, walnut and burl, ebonized and gilded incised carving. This magnificent desk, with its gold hand tooled leather writing board, has solid bronze hardware including a patent plate and letter slot. It features bird’s eye maple on the doors and the interior. Visit our website for more information on these desks.


Superior Grade Wooton Patent Secretary

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 120553 (stock# 00271)

Superior Grade Wooton Patent Secretary
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Extremely Rare Superior Grade Wooton Patent Secretary with highly carved winged griffin gallery. It features beautiful carvings on the doors and inlaid writing board. This extant example illustrates the finest quality of Victorian age craftsmanship. Please see our website for more information on Wooton desks, their history, and who used them. PRICE FOR THIS DESK ON REQUEST ONLY

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