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A Rare Early George III Mahogany Double Ratcheted Reading-Cum-Drawing Table

Origin England
Period 18th Century
Materials The rectangular double ratcheted top with 'D' molded edge with inset original black leather panel enclosed by an ebony boxwood band.
W. 24.5 in; H. 36 in; D. 18.5 in; H.2. 58 in;
W. 62.23 cm; H. 91.44 cm; D. 46.99 cm; H.2. 147.32 cm;
Creation Date Circa 1760
Description When closed the top rests at a slope upon an incurved paneled ledge. The lower part composed of four square legs united by stretchers which support two incurved shelves. Curved blind fretted housing to the sides accommodate the original brass ratchets which activates by means of original adjacent brass trapezoidal drop handle. Minor repairs. Later rectangular shelves (and backboard) were removed to reveal original incurved plateaus (photos available). Old minor repairs.

Height when closed: 36" (91.4 cm); Approximate height when fully open: 58" (147.3 cm); Depth: 18 1/2" (46.9 cm); Width: 24 1/2" (62.2 cm).
Styles / Movements George III, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 11527
Incollect Reference Number 381738
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