Fine late C18th George III Sheraton period mahogany centre or 'drum' table of rare design .
Elegant free-standing centre table of small proportions , following the designs and influences of Thomas Sheraton (1751-1806).
The square cross-banded top with shaped ,rounded 're-entrant' corners with box-wood strung 'framed' vignette panels , the friezes fitted with a single full-length double-sided drawer (opens in both directions) and opposing twin 'dummy' drawers , all with cross-banding and box-wood strung edges . The finely-made mahogany drawer linings with quarter-cut dust-bead corners. All sides fitted with original cast gilt-brass knobs, the key-hole escutcheons with diamond /lozenge shaped inlay . The lower edge with ebony and satin-wood/box-wood line.
Raised on an inverted 'umbrella' type 4-splay base with box-wood stringing , fitted with original brass box castors .
The octagonal facetted and gently tapering central column support with conforming box-wood strung ...show more description edge detail .
In excellent original condition .
Fine patina and colour with a well-chosen figured mahogany top.
An outstanding example of elegant and restrained late C18th furniture design .
Has the original steel key.
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 17 01 ...show less description
Height = 70 cm (28")
Width = 50 cm (20")
Depth = 50 cm (20")
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.