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English Regency Papier Mâché Tray Top Low Table / Firescreen, circa 1810


Very rare English Regency period, circa 1810, low table having cinnabar red papier ma^che´ tray top with gilt foliate geometric border on original parcel-gilt tilt-top trestle base Stand with central swiveling butterfly or gate support of lozenge-in-square design. This style of low table was designed to be multifunctional for use as a low table when opened and a firescreen when closed. This form is uncommon as most trays were later remounted on four-legged stands; a rare survivor. Height when top is vertical: 27.25".


  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1810
  • Period
  • Condition
    Fair. Tray with extensive restoration over time. Patination to gilt-work. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 18.25 in. x W 31.88 in. x D 22.63 in.

    H 46.36 cm x W 80.98 cm x D 57.49 cm

  • Seller location
    Kinderhook, NY
  • Reference number

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Located in Kinderhook, NY
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