Late C18th George III Sheraton period mahogany canterbury.
Elegant dished-top or 'boat-shaped' 4-division canterbury of classically simple restrained design and neat scale, to the designs of Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806).
Raised on tall tapering square-section supports fitted with brass box castors (one an old matched replacement). Fitted with a single mahogany-lined , 'cock-beaded' drawer with original cast-brass circular knob. The corner uprights of the frame each with a gently chamfered and shaped top and forming rounded corners.
The square-section divisions and slats forming compartments originally designed for holding sheet-music , now providing useful storage for newspapers and magazines.
In excellent original condition , with no damage ,splits or repairs.
Rich , dark original colour and patina.
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Height = 49 cm (19")
Width = 46 cm (18")
Depth = 30 cm (12")
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in the Georgian period (1714 - 1837). At the time that this antique was being crafted, the first four Hanoverian kings of England: George I, George II, George III and George IV were successive Kings of England.