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Mengel Mid Century Modern Modular Mahogany Veneer Desk and Cabinets

Item Details

Type: Desk
Materials: Engineered wood, Mahogany
Manufacturer: Mengel
Designer: Morris B. Sanders (1904-1948)
Marks: Inventory numbers stenciled on backs of each piece
Period: Mid-20th Century, Vintage
Date: Circa 1945
Style: Mid Century Modern
Additional Information: This modular furniture features holes in the corners of the tops, bottoms and sides so multiple configurations are possible. The desk currently is configured of a four-legged flat table surface resting on a three-drawer cube base and a cube base comprising a single drawer and a single cabinet door. A longer credenza base is designed with two cabinet doors opening to an interior shelf. A plexiglass display cabinet rests on this base. Also included are two single-door cabinet cube bases. This group contains twelve short legs, with four wooden columns and some attachment hardware and plugs included.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- scratches, scuffs consistent with age and use; desk top has several water stains; surfaces have dried with time; shelf missing from display case; shelves missing from smaller cabinets; mismatched drawer pulls


36.0" W x 21.0" H x 18.0" D

- dimensions of the largest item (long cabinet on feet); there are five other pieces

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