Georgian Campaign Table

Georgian Campaign Table

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Reference

81360

A mahogany Table with lift up top and removable legs.

It is probable that this table originally had a dual purpose with the interior fitted to take a wash bowl. It still has 2 divided compartments to the side and the various small black marks (from iron nails) to the main part of the interior suggests it once had a bar to the back and front to support a board with a cut out to take a bowl. With its impracticality for modern living it is no surprise that it has been removed. The top overhangs the back and holds its upright position on a hinged brass stay. The subtle decoration and quality of this table is good. The internal dividers have a reeded top edge; the one piece top has a faded, ebonised line to its edge; the front has a faux drawer with brass ring pull handles and, although the legs are removable, their posts continue through to add strength. The legs are well turned and have a brass bolt to the top to fix them in place. They are numbered from 0 to 3 by a series of holes. The legs are reminiscent of Gillows but the table is unnamed. Early 19th Century.

Dimensions:

Height 84.5 cm / 33 12"
Width 84 cm / 33 14"
Depth 47 cm / 18 12"
Period

Early 19th Century.

Medium

Mahogany

Country

England

Style

Campaign

Exhibitions
The Baggage Elephant

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