• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 101

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY ADJUSTABLE READING TABLE

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY ADJUSTABLE READING TABLE
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with two ratcheted flaps and a frieze drawer on a turned tapering column support and shaped base with turned feet and inset brass castors, lacking book rests
    29 in. (74 cm.) and higher, 33½ in. (85 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 53.