Circa 1860, pollard ash book trough or tray. It has a large rectangular base with figured pollard ash and simple ogee moulding. With three quarter gallery that has fine turned balustrades capped by half-round tops with small carved finials in the form of acorns. At each end are two shaped lifting handles which have small balusters beneath.
Size 12 cm high x 54 cm wide x 29 cm deep.