• Item: Side Table
• Circa: 1740
• Period: George II
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid Elm
• Width: 2ft 9”
• Country table
• Twin-plank top
• Moulded edge and indented corners
• 2 working drawers
• Pine lined hand dovetailed drawers
• Original working lock to left-hand drawer (with working key)
• Later swan neck brass handles on shaped escutcheons
• Elegant shaped frieze
• Tapering legs on pad feet
• Lovely rich colour
• Original polish & patination
• Solid in joint
• Excellent condition
• Ideal as a side / hall / writing table
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Georgian (George II) solid elm occasional lowboy side table, circa 1740, displaying a lovely mellow colour and grain configuration, in excellent condition. The table incorporates a twin-plank top, with a moulded edge and indented corners, above two working drawers, incorporating later period brass swan neck handles & shaped escutcheons. The pine-lined drawers are constructed with fine hand dovetail. The left-hand drawer retains its original working lock, with working key, while the right-hand drawer has a faux keyhole. The drawers run smoothly and close flush to the frame. Below the drawers is an elegant shaped frieze. The table stands on four tapering legs, which terminate on pad feet. The table retains the original top and backboard to the rear; the frame has been constructed in the traditional manner (peg joint) for the period. Ideal for use a side table in a hallway, or even a small writing desk. The desk is solid in joint and ready to use.
The table boasts a lovely rich elm colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room to the hallway, or useful as a writing table. The table would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This Georgian side table is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, drawer fronts and top, but nothing significant considering the age of the item (see photos). The table has been French polished by hand, to a professional standard in our workshop, therefore the colour and patination are stunning. The drawers are in good working order; they retain the original drawer linings, close flush to the frame and the left-hand drawer retains its original working lock, with working key. The drawers feature old period replacement brass handles and escutcheons. The table features the original top and backboard to the rear. Restoration to the pad feet. As the table boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic rich colour and patination. This table is well constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
Table height = 73.7cm or 29” or 2ft 5”
Width = 83.7cm or 33” or 2ft 9”
Depth = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Knee height = 58.4cm or 23” or 1ft 11”
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