A WOOTEN AMERICAN RENAISSANCE REVIVAL WALNUT PATENT DESK: WOOTEN EXTRA GRADE Wooten Desk Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1874 Marks: MANUFACTURED BY THE WOOTEN DESK CO INDIANAPOLIS IND. PAT OCT 6 1874 75 x 46 x 30-1/4 inches (190.5 x 116.8 x 76.8 cm) [Been looking for one of these for ages; this is a very fancy one]
A rare 1890’s Victorian conservatory/parlor aquarium. This aquarium would have sit in the parlor or conservatory (greenhouse) of a wealthy industrialist of the time period as aquariums of this type were expensive even back 120+ years ago. This beautiful aquarium is made of cast iron from the “plant shelf” down.The iron base has a beautiful swirl pattern with “faces in headdress” on each leg.