Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk
Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk

Oak Wooton's Patent Cabinet Desk

1875 usa

Offered by Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.

£12,500 gbp
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A late 19th century oak Wooton desk or "cabinet office secretary" by the Wooton Desk Co. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Width of desk open: 83 inches, closed: 41 inches.

The king of desks, William S. Wooton an Indianapolis entrepreneur, who was later to become a Protestant preacher, obtained patents for his design and established a company in 1870. Production continued until circa 1884.

Literature: Wooton Patent Desks: A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place (1983) Showalter, Camille, and Janice Driesbach.
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