Pedestal Desk, Used by Henry Ford at his Highland Park Plant Office

Summary

This large-scale oak desk was used by Henry Ford in his Highland Park Factory Office. Mr. Ford rarely worked at the desk, preferring to spend his time on the go between factories, and a number of Ford office buildings. The office was mainly used to receive visitors and meet with employees.

This large-scale oak desk was used by Henry Ford in his Highland Park Factory Office. Mr. Ford rarely worked at the desk, preferring to spend his time on the go between factories, and a number of Ford office buildings. The office was mainly used to receive visitors and meet with employees.

Artifact

Pedestal Desk

Date Made

1910-1920

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

 On Exhibit

On Loan - Ford Engineering Laboratory

Object ID

00.136.426

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Oak (Wood)
Metal

Technique

Molding (Forming)

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 in

Width: 72 in

Depth: 42 in

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