Description & Technical information

The combination of bookcase and drum table is very unusual. The frieze is fitted with four drawers and four dummy drawers. One of the drawers has a leather lined rising reading rest on ratchet support. The leather inserts are late 19th century replacements, and the brass handles are of later date.

Date:  circa 1815
Period:  Early 19th century
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 72 x 97.5 cm (28³/₈ x 38³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, USA.

Categories: Furniture