• Item: Library Table
• Circa: 1910
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Size: 4ft wide x 3ft deep
• Wood: Walnut
• Sage green leather insert top
• Gilt tooled surround
• Reeded edge
• Brass circular drop ring handles
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Mahogany drawer linings (sign of quality)
• Brass key escutcheons
• 6 working drawers in total
• 3 working drawers each side
• Elegant cabriole shaped legs
• Acanthus leaf knee carvings
• Ball and claw feet
• Brass castors
• Working locks & keys
• Stunning colour
• Very functional
• Excellent condition
• 14 day free UK return policy
This is an attractive and very good quality antique Edwardian 4ft wide walnut partner’s leather library table, circa 1910 – 1920. The table features a stunning rich mahogany colour. The tabletop features a new single piece (sign of quality) sage green, gilt and blind-tooled leather. Mahogany cross banding surrounds the perimeter and below there is an elegant reeded edge. Further below, there are two working cock-beaded drawers to each side of the table (four in total). All drawers feature their working locks with keys; the original brass key escutcheons and old replacement brass circular drop ring handles. The drawers are hand dovetailed and constructed with mahogany (a further sign of good quality). Below the drawers sits a lovely reeded frieze. The table sits on four lovely shaped cabriole legs, with acanthus leaf carvings to the knees, terminating on pronounced ball and claw feet and brass castors.
This type of table was designed to stand in the centre of a room so that the two working drawers each side was accessible. This library table is a truly classic design from the post Edwardian 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 = 79.6cm or 31⅜” or 2ft 7⅜”
Knee height = 60.3cm or 23¾” or 1ft 11¾”
Width = 121.5cm or 47⅞” or 3ft 11⅞”
Depth = 91.5cm or 36” or 3ft
This item is in excellent condition. The table features a new single piece sage green and gold tool insert leather, which is a sign of quality. Therefore, the leather is clean and free from any damage, stains or scratches. There are no splits to the top. The brass circular drop ring handles are old replacements and the brass castors are replacements. The drawers are mahogany lined and hand dovetailed; which is another sign of quality. The drawers are in good working order and close flush to the frame. Each drawer features a working lock and key. There are nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the table but nothing significant considering the age of the item. This table is solid in joint and ready to use.
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