Michael used this desk as a little boy. A home cook would have filled the mold with chopped meat or fruit, plus suet, flour, and spices, and then secured the lid with twine and placed the whole thing in boiling water or an oven. Lift up lid to keep your books trap your fingers in , and a groove to hold your pencils. A wide variety of antique school desks for sale options are available to you, such as metal, wood, and plastic. Well, that's custom-made furniture for you.
The durable all-wood construction withstands. The hole in the top is called an inkwell and that is where you put your bottle of ink when you had writing class. As is, this one still scores a decent appraisal. This was actually high school for me. See more ideas about Standing desks, Vintage school and School.
An antique desk with built-in writing board? With Breadin's design, a child could easily reach into the open storage space under the desk top for his lesson book. Her style introduced a new concept in school desk design, and it made her pieces collectible and valuable. I apologize for the delayed response here! It became the standard for a time. While the bucket does bear a maker's mark, the symbols that identify a manufacturer are indecipherable. Nostalgia set in, and I had to buy it.
Although I have to admit, we truly have no room for it in our school room, and it is constantly in the way! However, an antique desk, with its higher cost, is not always viable for all customers and to give those customers another option we offer our beautiful range of contemporary period style desks made by craftsmen from the finest of materials using traditional techniques. The apothecary labels appear to have been added after the fact—and represent a range of potency. The first row of seats had no writing surface but since this row was usually made up of the small children, many who were not writing yet, it was not a problem. I like the idea of a cool vintage-inspired room for them. Wolkins at the time owned a wooden furniture making company.
Description This cast iron and wood desk was made by American Seating Company. Our second desk is a little more sentimental. This desk is so charming. This adorable hand-me-down, though not highly collectible, is still in mint condition today. We have other wonderful old books in our home as well.
I love the chippy, well worn quality of them. They were all hooked together in long rows. The kids and I love vocabulary, and this book is just interesting to read through. They even have initials carved into the surface something I would completely frown upon in my own classroom, but think is vintage-quaint on these! Hand-drawn rosebuds and leaves adorn the blue enamel cover, which sits atop a gilded metal frame. Find more great antiques www. This particular 22-by-18-inch print came free with the February 1895 issue of Pictorial Australian.
I love the old books! Good vintage condition with yellow seat cushion. I want one of these! They are truly treasures, especially since the printed word may be disappearing in our ever-changing electronic world. A teacher was passing these out in school? I have no real year of this desk, but we can see on the base that it was made by Kenney Bros. I was as fascinated with the pioneer days than, as I am now. And now we have the whole piece in our home, with 4 of his own little children. I L9ve that it reminded me of my school days not just as a student but also as a teacher. By the way — that sticker is freaky.
Some were made from all wood, such as redwood, pine and oak. Wood top is in nice shape and the wood seat is not bad either. I had one that sat in our kitchen growing up. They began duplicating the look in quilts, using unexpected fabrics such as brocade, velvet, and silk and incorporating embroidery techniques. Worldwide packing and expert shipping are available, so if you see something you like just for a shipping quote to your part of the world.
Love this vintage wood school desk! I love being in libraries and bookstores, and so do the kids. Named the Sabre 620 for its use of 620 millimeter film, it was bright, cute, and incredibly easy to use. Items are typically delivered within 2 weeks of the purchase date. . Then I found this one. Bench in front folds down for use with another desk. I can actually use mine to read and write on.
I bet he was so cute. Loved the drawer where I stashed all kinds of paper goods! They did not home school, but just used all of the school furniture in the playroom, to pretend with. I just bought a school desk for our office , like you, I just love the look of the old school days and the stories that this furniture tells. I would love a chair to go with it. It was printed in 1948. Still, I love to see it.