late c18thearly c19th george iii period mahogany butler's tray with hinged folding sides

Late C18th/early C19th George III period mahogany butler's tray with hinged folding sides.



Item Ref

ML 184


Late C18th/early C19th George III period mahogany butler's tray with hinged folding sides.
Good large-scale mahogany butlers tray of outstanding quality timber with an excellent colour and patina .
The panelled construction with folding shaped sides , forming an oval when folded. The sides with integral pierced shaped carrying handles/grips. The original lacquered brass hinges with a sprung mechanism , allowing the folding sides to stay in position.
Minor historic marks to surface commensurate with age and use .
H 2"
W (sides flat) 39"
D (flat) 31"
England c. 1800
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 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: ML 184


Height = 3 cm (1")
Width = 99 cm (39")
Depth = 79 cm (31")

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