Donald Deskey for Widdicomb Burlwood Dresser with Ebonized Pulls, circa 1940Automaton Vintage Furnishings
This elegant dresser by Donald Deskey for Widdicomb is an apt representation of the Streamlined Moderne movement and bares the original manufacturing label. The amalgamated design illustrates the Machine Age classic form, including horizontal orientation, rounded edges and chrome details. Comprised of burlwood which displays much movement and punctuated by sleek brass and ebonized pulls.
This chest of drawers would be great in a classic or contemporary dining room, living room, den, family room, office or bedroom. This tallboy would also be an apt choice in a corporate, retail or hospitality location such as a boutique hotel, cocktail bar, members club, workspace studio, executive office or in a luxe clothing emporium.
Measurements: 48" H x 32" W x 19" D.
This highboy has been previously restored and shows very nicely with light normal wear. Some light scuffs to exterior. Drawers work smoothly with clean interiors. Original manufacturers label inside top drawer.