Lot 3214
Italic Styling Executive Desk
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Designed in 1958 for the Gordon Bunshaft Building, birch top with inset leather writing surface, aluminum trim, four drawers, the back with black painted metal grille, unmarked.

30 x 80 x 40 in.

From the Collection of Royall & Company, Richmond, Virginia

This desk was designed by a team of designers from Alcoa, GF Studios and Reynolds expressly for the Reynolds Metals Headquarters in Richmond, Virginia. The building was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and is currently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Bunshaft was a leading proponent of the International style of architecture.

Top with all over staining and dry surface; leather with some staining, scratches and tear near the receptacle hole; the right bottom file drawer is slightly askew and with an abrasion to the front.