c19th regency period mahogany 'metamorphic' writing table

C19th Regency period mahogany 'metamorphic' writing table.



Item Ref

MLSA 149


C19th Regency period mahogany 'metamorphic' writing table. Rare form of mahogany centre/writing or library table with folding hinged top concealing writing compartment. The interior fitted with an adjustable folding ratcheted writing/reading slope, lidded compartments and a moving candle-stand/slide. A hidden gilded-brass catch on the base of the top releases the folding-top mechanism , whilst the lock and key secure it. Inlaid all over with ebony stringing and inlay ,of free-standing design, standing on 'standard-end' supports with shaped sabre legs, joined by a high turned stretcher and shaped bracket supports. Fitted with brass square box-toe castors. All in original untouched /'fresh to the market' condition. H 30" x W 36" x D 23" . England c.1810
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLSA 149

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