Period Early George III Mahogany Architects Work Table

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This fine period architects table was made in England, circa 1760 to 1770. Crafted from imported mahogany this was a costly and impressive form of furniture for a gentleman architect working in the country of a fashionable society interested in art, craft, engineering and aware of the burgeoning power of the Industrial revolution taking place throughout the world but very much so in England. Designed to expand, lift for standing work and to examine and hold large work sheets, the piece contains a full desk area as well as a slanted writing surface with hidden compartments. Presented with its completely original finish the piece could use a fresh French polish but is otherwise fine to use right away.

Details

  • Period
    Mid-18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Crafted   Mahogany
  • Condition
    Good. The piece retains its original surface and could use a fresh french polish the desks baize surface is old and might be changed but looks good only faded.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    42 in. H x 38 in. W x 25.5 in. D
    107 cm H x 97 cm W x 65 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU81135343173
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Located in Hudson, NY

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