A functioning desk with multiple compartments for storing stationery of various sizes, as well as small books and miscellaneous ornaments.
The upper chamber contains an illuminated still life.
Roentgen is named after the famed Berlin Cabinet created by Abraham and David Roentgen in the 18th century, which you can see in action here.
height: 1560 mm
width: 1030 mm
depth: 410 mm
The upper chamber contains a detailed three-dimensional still life inspired by classical painting.
The staircase has holes to hold pencils; the Georgian door opens to reveal stationery compartments.
The magnifying glass is on a flexible arm which can be repositioned to illuminate objects of interest.
Atop the highest point of the desk is a collection of miniature bottles containing – who knows what?