• Item: Folio Table / Stand
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Circa: 1890
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Folding design
• Moulded tabletop
• Chamfered spars
• Reeded frame
• Splayed legs
• Ring turned stretchers for additional strength
• Panelled side supports with curved pediment
• Solid in joint and very sturdy
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent colour & grain configuration
• Excellent condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English late Victorian solid mahogany folding architect’s folio / plan / chart table stand, circa 1890, in excellent original condition. The stand comprises two folding pierced panelled frames, each with three moulded central chamfered spars. The tabletop frame folds out in opposite directions on their original hinges to form a single flat work surface, upon which a drawing board / plans / charts can be displayed. The tabletop is supported on either side by reeded supports, which also feature a fielded panel and topped by a curved pediment. The supports are raised on splayed, reeded legs, which are connected by ring turned stretchers to the front, sides and rear. The table retains the original badge, stating “The Patent Office – Designs Branch No. 149072”.
The table stand boasts a rich brown mahogany 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.
The table stand would look good in any office or study. It would certainly grace any home 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 antique folding architects table / stand is in excellent original working condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the mahogany frame, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. The table stand has been French polished, to a professional standard, in our workshops. The table stand boasts a fantastic rich brown mahogany colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. There are no breaks or missing parts. This table stand is well-constructed, solid in joint and ready to use.
Height (tabletop stowed) = 113.8cm or 44⅞” or 3ft 8⅞”
Height (tabletop folded out) = 83.7cm or 33” or 2ft 9”
Width = 77.9cm or 30⅝” or 2ft 6⅝”
Depth (tabletop stowed) = 40.7cm or 16” or 1ft 4”
Depth (tabletop folded out = 118.4cm or 46⅝” or 3ft 10⅝”
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