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Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706

Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706
Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706

Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706    Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706

Rare Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk. 69 H x 38 W x 28 D.

EXTRA GRADE WOOTON DESK ROCKEFELLER STYLE OAK (1875). Originally a special design for John D. 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.

Note The difference between the two styles of desks. Rockefellers is the lighter desk in Oak. The walnut desk was standard production for the Extra Grade model, albeit very rare today.

Both styles of extra grades were produced in very limited quantities and are much more rare and collectible today. Took a special interest in the design of this desk. Queen Victoria, US Grant, Benjamin Harrison, Jay Gould, bank presidents, senators, etc. Wells Fargo used a much cheaper version in their railroad offices.

YOU'RE NOT THE QUEEN. In 1876, Spencer Baird, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute requested a desk with special modifications. In 1913, It was moved to Kykuit. Rockefeller's home where it remains intact today. Rare oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Desk c.

Originally a special design ordered for John D. 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. Dimensions Closed: 69 H x 38 W x 28 D Open: 72 W x 28 D. The item "Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706" is in sale since Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "antiquesfromantiquariantraders" and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia.

  • Region of Origin: USA
  • Style: Extra Grade Rockefeller Style
  • Maker: Wooton Desk Company
  • Material: Oak
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Age: 1800-1899
  • Type: Desks, Secretaries
  • Color: Medium Wood Tone
  • Time Period Manufactured: 1875

Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706    Antique Oak Extra Grade Wooton Patent Secretary Rockefeller Style Desk #7706