Ox bow front mahogany antique Governor Winthrop desk 28: Double bonnet top burl walnut Queen Anne Secretary desk 29: Craftique solid mahogany blind door two piece New Bern secretary desk 30: Solid mahogany block front Chippendale Governor Winthrop desk 31: Italian inlaid fall front desk 32: John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts Colony, was long dead before the form got its name. Antique Victorian Circassian Walnut & Ribbon Mahogany Writing Desk Ball & Stick 4 photo. A stylish bracket foot base and shaped drawer edges make this desk a great addition to any room. The style is known as Governor Winthrop slant top desk with the fan carved center door. This secretary is not new and will date from the the 1940s. ANTIQUE Mahogany Governor Winthrop Secretary Bookcase - Made By Maddox Furniture Co. Fine Colonial Reproduction Offered today for your consideration is a very nice Mahogany Governor Winthrop Secretary Bookcase. LeClerc bought the desk, known as a Governor Winthrop desk, at an auction run by Kelley Auctions on Nov. 19 for $40. Welcoming the Winthrop desk into my home is like bringing the baby home from the hospital! This type of flat-topped desk, first made in England in the early 1700s, features a flat top supported by two banks of drawers or cabinets separated by a space for the legs of the person using the desk. This one will look fantastic in any home where there is pine furniture. This is something you donât see very often: A maple Governor Winthrop desk dating from the 1940s. It is an American term that honors John Winthrop. 48943 Antique Mahogany Governor Winthrop Drop Front Desk 12 photo. Governor Winthrop desks were given their name in the 19th century. Governor Winthrop Desk. I buffed the original finish to a high re-solidified gloss. Made by the Maddox Furniture Co. - makers of fine Colonial Reproductions. It came from a home in â¦ Ample full-depth drawers plus cubbys and drawers behind the slant front give you many options. These are known as Governor Winthrop desks. This is a solid mahogany Maddox desk with all original hardware. Mystery Art Deco Desk French Style Paul Frankl Rohde Deskey Era Governor Winthrop Desk Base (MD-5204) Item Vendor: Amana $ 3849.00 . It has been manufactured in many different styles since its introduction and is still popular with companies producing Colonial reproductions. The desk dates around the early 1900s. A classic slant-front secretary that makes home organizing easier. It is most unusual, as these are most always in mahogany or walnut. Stunning New York Walnut Burl Wt Carved Desk Inlayed Partners Desk Circa 1920 ' S 5 photo. average values are $150.00 Dollars. This can be done with softening and pressing a buff back into the original finish as it hardens again. Recognizing an Authentic Chippendale Secretary Desk. It's still at my dad's house, and a serious mold and humidity problem has damaged a lot of the furniture. Often, in a discussion about antique secretary desks, one will hear the term âGovernor Winthrop Desk.â This term designates any secretary desk and often interchangeably describes different secretary desks. this one Circa late 1930's. I'm confident that I can clean it up, and it will have a much more cheerful spot where itâ¦ The form?an American Queen Anne or Chippendale style slant-top desk with an oxbow front?was introduced during the 18th century. The name Chippendale has been associated with luxury and quality furniture for more than 250 years.