Description & Technical information

A fine late 18th century Sheraton period rosewood writing table, the cross-banded rectangular gilt tooled green leather lined top above three short drawers on each side retaining their original elaborate swan-neck handles with their original gilding; on elegant square tapering legs terminating on brass castors.

Date:  1790
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Rosewood
Dimensions: 77.5 x 122.5 x 90 cm (30¹/₂ x 48¹/₄ x 35³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Washington DC
Literature: Christopher Claxton Stevens and Stewart Whittington, ‘18th Century Furniture; The Norman Adams Collection’, London, 1983, p. 132.
Categories: Furniture