Johann Tapp Custom Built Art Deco Artists Drafting Desk with Hidden Compartments For Sale
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Johann Tapp Custom Built Art Deco Artists Drafting Desk with Hidden Compartments


Custom Built Art Deco desk attributed to Johann Tapp of Chicago . Built for Chicago Tribune Pulitzer prize winning cartoonist Carey Orr. Both top side panels flip inward to create drafting workspace. Sliding doors reveal multiple compartments drawers and hand-hammered fittings. Shown in original finish from the 1930s.


  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    Angled top is removable from bank of drawers base . Workspace with top open 26.75 wide - 24 deep .Workspace with drafting area flipped over is 27.75 wide - 30 deep . Height at rear edge of desk is 29.5 height at front of desk is 37 .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 37 in. x W 56 in. x D 33.5 in.

    H 93.98 cm x W 142.24 cm x D 85.09 cm

  • Seller location
    Ferndale, MI
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4.7 / 5
1stdibs seller since 2008
Located in Ferndale, MI
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