This antique mahogany two drawer writing table has recently been cleaned and french polished.
It has been fitted with a replacement red leather writing surface with an ‘antique finish’ and gilt and blind tooling.
The leather is surrounded by a border of mahogany with a ‘thumb’ moulded edge and rounded corners.
The frieze is with fitted with two mahogany lined drawers with hand cut dovetail joints, turned wooden knobs and brass locks. The drawer fronts are finished with ‘ogee mouldings’ to the edges.
The table stands on four well turned slender legs terminating in the original brass and ceramic castors.
This well proportioned antique table is a good size and made from decorative timbers. It shows signs of being well used with numerous bumps and knocks to the boarding on the top commensurate with its age and would be a lovely addition to any room. Date: circa 1840
Width: 47.5 inches – 122cm.
Depth: 29 inches – 74cm .
Height to top: 30 inches – 76cm .
Height to kneehole: 23.5 inches – 60cm.