Fine fruitwood writing or rent table, the top with three decorative cross banded rectangles in contrasting wood. The two drawers with carved fronts and retaining the original escutcheons and locks, the right hand drawer with the original till. The base with carved and pierced trestle ends united by flattened stretchers. Swiss, early 18th century
The top is attached to the base with lopers fitting inside the trestle ends, held firm by removable wooden pegs.