Abraham Roentgen 'Writing Desk'

Abraham Roentgen 'Writing Desk'

Carola van Wijk/Rijksmuseum Amsterdam via Bloomberg

"Writing Desk" (1758-62) by Abraham Roentgen, made in Germany. It is on loan from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam for the Metropolitan Museum of Art show "Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens," which runs through Jan. 27.