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The Cylinder Desk: From Baroque to Biedermeier

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There is perhaps no object more elegant than an antique cylinder desk. Also known to as a roll-top desk, the cylinder desk is a writing desk, with a cylindrically-shaped frontispiece (or “cylinder top”) that opens to reveal a writing surface and storage area. There are a few adaptations to this desk, and the style ultimately […]