Description & Technical information

The table retains the original leather castors.

A virtually identical table, possibly the pair, and labelled ‘George Simson’, is illustrated in ‘The Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840’.

Width (closed): 21 in; 53.5 cm

Date:  circa 1790
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Harewood
Dimensions: 74.5 x 102 x 77.5 cm (29³/₈ x 40¹/₈ x 30¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Mr. Charles Bertram Thomson, Plymouth, England, b. 1875, by descent to his son; Mr. Lewis Charles Thomson.
Private collection, England.
Literature: Christopher Gilbert, A Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, 1996, p. 425, fig. 850.
John Gloag, A Short Dictionary of Furniture, 1952, p. 502.
Categories: Furniture