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Art Deco Streamlined Bentwood Pedestal Desk by Paul Goldman for Plymold Co.

$2,200Asking Price


The 20th century streamlined writing desk was designed by Paul Goldman in 1946 for Plymold Co. in the Art Deco style. The bentwood desk holds a shallow center drawer flanked by pedestals with eight graduated drawers that are flushed into the case when closed. The desk is elevated on platform bases and is finished on all sides. The measurements are 45 inches wide by 23 inches deep by 30 inches tall. The sitter's leg room is 21 inches in width and 24.25 inches in height.


  • Creator
    Paul Goldman (Designer),Plymold Corporation (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Width: 45 in. (114.3 cm)Length: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. This has been a working desk with signs of wear and use including ink stains and surface scratches that contribute to the vintage charm and patina. The desk is structurally solid.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU914621038842

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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