Mid 18th Century Mahogany Drop Leaf Table


Circa 1750 - A George II Period Mahogany single drop leaf side table, the rectangular top opening to reveal a large well, the drop leaf supported by both swing out legs on a double gate action, the cross grain frieze raised on turned legs with pad feet. H:27.5” 70 cms W:32” 81.5cms D:16.5<32” 42 < 81.5 cms


Circa 1750 – Attribution: Although tables of this sort, occasional tables, would have been made by a number of cabinetmakers throughout the United Kingdom, there are several strictly comparable examples by Alexander Peter of Edinburgh made for Dumfries House. This single drop leaf table may well be a typically Scottish model being called “bedroom table” in the bills from Peter to Lord Dumfries.
Lit: See Dumfries House sale catalogue, July 2007, Vol.I, Lots 128 page 308 and others.

H:27.5” 70 cms W:32” 81.5cms D:16.5<32” 42 < 81.5 cms

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