Only six desks have graced the oval office the next president will have to choose between keeping barack obama's current choice, the venerable resolute desk (pictured), or ditching it. You are viewing a totally unique large presidents resolute desk hand carved from the finest mahogany i hope the photos do this stunning work of art some justice, it's certainly better in the flesh. The c&o desk was used in the oval office by george h w bush, who moved it from his vice presidential office in the capitol it is a handsome reproduction of an eighteenth-century english double pedestal desk, with a full set of drawers on each side, made around 1920 for the owners of the chesapeake & ohio railway. But this is the resolute desk this is a great desk with a phenomenal history many great presidents were behind this desk the remarks reinforce trump's fascination with the power his new office exudes -- he is often seated at the desk in photo opps with visitors. As far as we're concerned, a president's design sensibility is just as telling as their policy, and there are few places more indicative of their taste in interiors than the oval office but did you know that only six desks have graced the oval office since construction was completed during franklin.
The resolute desks can be found in buckingham palace and the oval office of the white house in each desk, there is a wood carving that leads to the book of secrets it in turns takes you to the lost city of gold. There are six oval office desks that president-elect trump can choose for his new office interior designers weigh in on which desk the donald will choose. Find great deals on ebay for resolute desk and executive desk shop with confidence. Find and save ideas about resolute desk on pinterest | see more ideas about barack obama family, barack obama 2008 and barack obama history. Temporarily out of stock order now and we'll deliver when available more buying choices $1194 (15 used & new offers. The resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk often chosen by presidents of the united states for use in the white house oval office as the.
On display our desks are featured on tv shows and are on display in museums around the world read more us presidents at work a photo gallery. While i'm working on my new website, i want to clear up one thing about the resolute desks queen victory had made in 1879, when hms resolute went to the breaker's dock at hm chatham dockyard. A simply amazing addition to your home, library or office the world famous and legendary resolute desk queen victoria gave the resolute desk to president rutherford hayes in 1880 and it has been in nearly continuous use in the white house up to the. Authentic handmade resolute desk from the oval office the unique and historical presidents desk, or the resolute desk as it is sometimes called, sits in the oval office of the white house and is used by president obama.
Many presidents have used the resolute desk in the oval office or their study in the residence it was made from the timbers of hms resolute, an abandoned british ship discovered by an american vessel and returned to the queen of england as a token of friendship and goodwill. This letter opener features the american bald eagle from the presidential coat of arms carved into the kneehole panel of the resolute desk a gift to rutherford b hayes from queen victoria in 1880, the desk was made from timbers rescued from the british ship hms resolutethe eagle on the letter opener faces right, towards the shaft of arrows.
The grinnell resolute desk is one of three desks made from the timbers of the hms resolute, a british royal navy barque sent to the arctic to locate and rescue the lost franklin expedition, but abandoned after being trapped in the ice. We use solid plantation-grown honduras mahogany for the construction and the wonderful victorian carving is faithfully replicated by our skilled craftsmen a. 200 matches ($2724 - $6,90000) find great deals on the latest styles of resolute desk compare prices & save money on desks.
Replicas of victorian chippendale hepplewhite mahogany desks and chairs. The resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk used by seven presidents of the united states in the white house oval office as the oval office deskit was a gift from queen victoria to president rutherford b hayes in 1880 and was built from the english oak timbers of the british arctic exploration ship hms resolute. The resolute desk blueprints created in autocad engineering software and technically documented for best historical accuracy the prints will be offer for sale as digital art, technical illustration, teaching charts, historical information, woodworking bl.
Created 1885-1889 president cleveland used the resolute desk, given to president hayes by queen victoria, in his office in the second-floor oval room. Resolute desk - walnut - this dollhouse miniature, 1:12 scale reproduction is a resolute desk. The resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk mostly chosen by presidents of the united states for use in the white house oval office as the oval office deskit was a gift from queen victoria to president rutherford b hayes in 1880 and was built from the timbers of the british arctic exploration ship resolute. Media in category resolute desk the following 200 files are in this category, out of 352 total (previous page) (. The resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk often chosen by presidents of the united states for use in the white house oval officeit was a gift from queen victoria to president rutherford b hayes in 1880 and was built from the timbers of the british arctic exploration ship resolute. The resolute desk was sent to president rutherford b hayes by queen victoria in 1880, as a token of gratitude for the american help in the searching missions.
The best option of resolute desk suggestions buy resolute desk on internet purchasing the resolute desk with inexpensive price resolute desk replica reviews. I searched for resolute desk on wwwfindsimilarcom and wow did i strike gold i love it. The resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk used by many presidents of the united states in the white house oval office as the oval office desk it was a gift from queen victoria to president rutherford b hayes in 1880 and was built from the english oak timbers of the british arctic exploration ship resolute. This extremely rare, museum-quality exacting replica of the white house resolute desk is hand-crafted by credentialed artisans, carpenters and wood-carvers, an historically-precise reproduction of the desk every president uses in the oval office.