Wooton Patent Desk 1875 - 1884
As a symbol of taste, status and inventive genius, no piece of American furniture is more expressive of its time that the fabulous Wooton Patent Desk. It held enormous appeal for nineteenth century businessmen and captains of industry. With 110 compartments, all under lock and key, it provided a place where everything could be filed and retrieved instantly. This desk provides the formal orderliness and structured arrangement that is expressed in the architectural and furniture design of the nineteenth century.
This standard grade desk in walnut and walnut burl has aged to golden color. The original finish was cleaned and stabilized. Old wood was hand carved to replace missing moldings and burl.