200 Year Old German Desk

This is the Roentgens’ Berlin Secretary Cabinet, one of the finest achievements of European furniture making. David Roentgen (1743 in Herrnhaag – February 12, 1807), was a famous German cabinetmaker of the eighteenth century, famed throughout Europe for his marquetry and his secret drawers and mechanical fittings. His work embraces the late Rococo and the Neoclassical styles.