14 September 2000
A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND FIDDLEBACK-MAHOGANY WORK-TABLE
The rounded rectangular twin-flap top above two panelled drawers, the top drawer fitted with a green leather-lined writing-slope and a mahogany-lined pen drawer, with a slide below with a cream silk-covered half-cylinder work-basket, on a spreading fluted shaft and incurved quadripartite base, scrolled feet, countersunk brass castors
32 in. (81.5 cm.) high; 33½ in. (85 cm.) wide; 19¼ in. (49 cm.) deep
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A pattern for a related hinged-leaf work-table with arcuate support featured in R. Ackermann, The Repository of Arts, 1811.
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