2 pull out slides + 2 large drawers. Mahogany drawer linings (sign of quality). Hand dovetailed + cock-beaded drawers. Original brass swan neck handles. Original working lever locks (with key).This is an attractive and fine quality antique Chippendale style mahogany and leather library table, circa 1880 (late Victorian period), in good condition. Constructed in the style of the Chippendale period, which was between 1750 1780, it boasts classic Chippendale detailing such as carved floral moulded top, carved gadroon apron, cabriole legs with carved acanthus leaf knees, and the ball and claw feet. Consisting of a three-panel sage green and gold tool leather encompassed by a carved floral thumb moulding. The table benefits from two pull out mahogany slides (to the rear) and two large cock-beaded drawers at the front, that retain the original bass carved swan neck handles and back plates. The drawer fronts benefit from stunning flame mahogany veneers (a sign of quality), with mahogany drawer lining and hand dovetailed joints. The frieze is decorated with astragal beading and central carved floral motifs to the sides and back of the table along with a classical gadroon. Raised on four substantial cabriole legs, which incorporate fine acanthus leaf carvings at the knees, they terminate on pronounced ball and claw feet.
This type of table was designed to stand in the centre of a room, as there is decorative beading and moulding to all sides of the table, along with the pull out slides on the rear. This library table is a truly classic design in the style of the Chippendale period. All in all, this is a very pretty and good quality table. This item would compliment any home, office or library and is ideal as either a library table writing table or large desk.
So, don't miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture! Writing height = 77cm or 30 or 2ft 6. Knee height = 60.5cm or 23 or 1ft 11. Width = 152.6cm or 60 or 5ft. Depth = 106cm or 41¾ or 3ft 5¾.
This library table is in good condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the table but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The table has been wax polished in our workshops.
The table features a new three-piece sage green and gold tool leather. Therefore, the leather is clean and free from any wear, damage, and stains. The drawers retain their original bass handles and back plates, along with key escutcheons and the original working lever locks (with keys). The drawers are mahogany lined and hand dovetailed; which is a further sign of quality. The drawers are in good working order and close flush to the frame and table stands on its original legs.
There are no missing carvings. The table is solid in joint and ready to use. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations.All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity. Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years.
Yolanda Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yolanda Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. The item "Antique Georgian Chippendale Style Mahogany Leather Library Table Desk (c. 1880)" is in sale since Thursday, February 8, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire.
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