Regency GAMES and Work Table

Price: £1650
Stock No. 5123/k

 

A fine quality inlaid rosewood Regency period metamorphic GAMES & WORK TABLE in splendid condition.

The rising top is fitted with a blind-tooled leather writing surface which slides forward to reveal the backgammon board, and is flanked by twin demi-lune hinged compartments, one for chess/draughts pieces, the other fitted for writing.  Below is the sliding inlaid Chess/Draughts board, whilst further below is a silk pleated work ‘basket’ which is lined with marbled paper. The table is supported on inlaid rosewood “lyre” shaped legs and original brass castors.

A pretty and versatile table.  29ins wide; 29 ins high; 16.5ins deep front-to-back.

Date:   circa 1825-35.