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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA760640: Antique William IV Drop Leaf Work Occasional Table Flame Mahogany 19th Century

Antique William IV Drop Leaf Work Occasional Table Flame Mahogany 19th Century

£1,375    $1,752    €1,589
An exquisite antique William IV flame mahogany drop leaf work table, circa 1830 in date.
 
 
The drop-leaf top with rounded corners supported by fly brackets ornamented with foliate scroll carving, above two cock-beaded drawers to one side and corresponding dummy drawers to the other.
 
 
The upper drawer having a baize lined writing slope above a pen & ink compartment housing a glass ink pot with 'Mosley's Revolving' lid. The lower drawer with a partitioned interior above a deep U-shaped fabric well clad in yellow damask and cradled by a curved support above a short square stem with gadrooned moulding meeting a quadriform platform raised on carved lion paw feet.
 
 
This piece is of the highest quality, made of decorative figured flame mahogany and is in excellent condition.
 
 
A fabulous example of William IV period furniture.
 
 
Condition:
 
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
 
 
Dimensions in cm:
 
Height 79 x Width 41 x Depth 51 - With Flaps down
 
Height 79 x Width 83 x Depth 51 - With Flaps Up
 
 
Dimensions in inches:
 
Height 31.1 x Width 16.1 x Depth 20.1 - With Flaps down
 
Height 31.1 x Width 32.7 x Depth 20.1 - With Flaps Up
 
 
Flame Mahogany
 
Thomas Sheraton - 18th century furniture designer, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany."
 
 
The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree.
 
 
William IV - the brief reign of William IV (1830 –...
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA760640] was made in the 19th Century:
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