Chippendale Period Mahogany Architect’s Table of particularly fine quality, the hinged, adjustable easel top with an articulated sprung book ledge and flanked by retractable candle slides, the fitted drawer with the original heavy brass handle and locking plate and a slide opening to reveal various compartments and a quadrant ink drawer all supported on split section front legs with inner columns and barrel casters. Although often referred to as Architect’s Tables this model was a Gentleman’s Library table where the master of the house having returned from his “Grand Tour” with all manner of artefacts, books,fossils etc would sit in his library at just such a table whilst researching and cataloguing his acquisitions.
Price: £6,500-00p. inc. UK delivery
H:33.75”, 86 cms. W:36”, 91.5 cms, D:24”, 61cms