carlton house desk

Carlton table

an English writing table of c1800, having curved rear corners and a top with drawers surmounted by a U -shaped section of drawers and cabinets, topped by a brass or ormolu gallery surrounding three sides of the writing area.
Also called Carlton House desk, Carlton House table.

named after Carlton House, the London mansion it was first made for Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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