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Early Victorian Rosewood and Mahogany Desk, Adapted from a Piano

Item Details

The ‘Piano Desk’ was purchased as a square piano from Harry Garrison at the Player Piano Shop @ 1997. It was lovingly converted into a desk by Charley Hughes for his stepson Nat Comisar as his office desk at Maisonette in Downtown Cincinnati.

Type Desk
Materials Mahogany, Rosewood
Marks The front rail has a brass plaque engraved “NAT COMISAR”.
Period Antique, Mid-19th Century
Style Victorian
  • EBTH follows CITES regulations with regard to the sale of rosewood species; bidding must be reserved to bidders within the United States of America.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- adapted from a piano, thus some associated repairs/restorations; overall with various scratches, marks, nicks/chips, cracks, and abrasions consistent with age and use; scattered finish wear.


82.5" W x 38.5" H x 39.0" D

- width measurement corresponds to loose board.

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