This antique Georgian mahogany library or writing table is stamp marked to the middle drawer: M. Wilson 68 Queen St.*
It is a very well proportioned desk made from the best quality figured mahogany timbers and has recently been professionally restored.
The top has replacement black hide writing leather surface with with gilt and blind tooling and is surrounded by a band of well figured mahogany with a thumb moulded edge.
The quality of the timbers used, the aged patina of the table and the unusual coral writing surface make this a very handsome and desirable library or writing table.
The frieze is fitted with 3 drawers to the front and corresponding panelling to the reverse.
The drawers have hand cut dovetail joints, ogee molded fronts, brass locks with key and turned mahogany knobs.
The table stands on 4 well turned legs with the original brass castors.
It is in excellent condition with only the minor marks and bumps commensurate with the age of the table and would make a lovely desk for any office or home study.
Width: 60 inches – 153cm.
Depth: 30 inches – 76cm .
Height to top: 31 inches – 79cm.
Height to kneehole: 24.5 inches 62cm.