The desk known as the “Insurance Desk” is designed to accommodate 2 workers, it features a “clerk” section where a standing person would work from the slanted leather top writing surface with 2 doors having multiple open compartments and postal drawers, open section in the crest allowing papers to be easily passed between the two workers, mail slot on the right side; when opened the interior of the desk forms a second work space with pullout writing surface where an “executive” would sit, interior has 2 walls lined with open compartments, postal drawers and various other drawers including a door with 3 faux drawer fronts for accessing the letter drop box. Both sections have carved gallery tops with carved spire posts; the desk has deep & wide moldings and trim with corner rosettes around deep inset burled walnut panels, in excellent refinished condition, restored and ready to use, has keys. 59 in. high x 58.5 in. wide x 46 in. deep (closed).
Excellent Moore’s Patent Cabinet Desk