English sewing – work – table, writing slope, Aust. Cedar and Mahogany, c.1840

$4,400.00 AUD

Fine English sewing/ work table, the drawer with two orders of ebony cock-beading, fitted with a green-felted writing slope, a sliding pen box to one side fitted with original glass & Old Sheffield Plate inkwell, with mirrored false drawers to the opposite face, the drop-leaf rectangular top with ‘plum pudding’ mahogany veneer, the curved support strut containing a half-circle work basket, on a short concave column on a circular base with four elegant sabre legs with brass castors.   

Circa 1840

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