A Carved Walnut Library Table

Price on request

Contact Dealer To Purchase

Object Description

A Carved Walnut Library Table

Of grand proportions, the rectangular writing table rising from substantial cabriole legs terminating in firmly carved ball & paw feet. Having a tooled leather top set within an elaborate border incorporating carved roses, shamrocks, and thistles-representing England, Ireland, and Scotland respectively- as well as candle holders underneath removable carved bosses. The whole frieze richly carved and bearing a central scallop shell, flanked by vines and bunches of grapes incorporating lozenges representing Latin books above sayings of wisdom, including ‘fons et origo’ (Source and Origin) as well as ‘verb sap’ (verbum sapienti, meaning A Word to the Wise is Enough), among others.
Circa 1850

Object Condition

Excellent

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:85.50 x H:30.00 x D:45.00 inches
  • period
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1850

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
9:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
9:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
9:30 - 18:00
Thursday
9:30 - 18:00
Friday
9:30 - 18:00
Saturday
9:30 - 16:00
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7221 8174
Web
Email

Dealer Location

154 Kensington Church Street
London W8 4BN
United Kingdom

View Map