Description & Technical information

An unusual early 19th century brass-mounted rosewood writing table, the hinged rectangular leather lined writing top with an adjustable writing surface with semi-circular ends and pierced brass galleries above one long and two short drawers, the centre drawer to the reverse being a dummy, on solid-end supports joined by a high arched stretcher on splay feet terminating in exotic brass castors.

Date:  1810
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Brass mounted rosewood
Dimensions: 78.5 x 137.5 x 75 cm (30⁷/₈ x 54¹/₈ x 29¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Dumfriesshire to whom it was almost certainly supplied and by descent.
Categories: Furniture