Description & Technical information

A George III brass mounted Carlton House mahogany writing table.  The table retains the original brass mounts, handles, Bramah lock and castor cups.
Note: The wheels, castor forks and faded green leather insert are of later date.

Date:  1790
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Mahogany, Brass
Dimensions: 104 x 124 x 67 cm (41 x 48⁷/₈ x 26³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Partridge Fine Arts Ltd., London, England.
Collection of Mark Birley, London, England.
Private collection, London, England.
Literature: Hugh Roberts, ‘The first Carlton House Table’, Furniture History Journal, 1995, pp. 124-8.
G. Bernard Hughes, ‘The Regent’s Oak Writing Table’, Country Life Annual, 1969, fig. I.
Rhoda Koenig, ‘Top Dog’, The World of Interiors, December 1969, p. 76.

Categories: Furniture