30 East 95th Street Apt 5B New York City, NY 10128 , United States Call Seller 646.489.0434


Metamorphic library table with steps.

$ 65,000
  • Description
    Fitted with a leather-lined writing surface within a rope carved border, above false drawers, the side drawer opening to reveal a library ladder, the whole raised on reeded legs ending in casters. Fitted with gilt-metal handles. This table is en suite to the writing table advertised by Mallett and Son. It has the same rope twist molding around the top and the handles are identical and after a design by Thomas Hope. It is extremely rare to find en suite pieces such as these by top craftsmen.

    30 1/4 x 42 x 29 3/4 in.

    Height of ladder fully extended: 6 ft. 5 1/2 in., width of ladder: lower section 18 1/4 in., upper section 16 1/4 in.
  • More Information
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: wood, leather and brass
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Regency, Traditional, George III
    Incollect Reference #: 376023
  • Dimensions
    W. 30.25 in; H. 29.75 in; D. 42 in;
    W. 76.84 cm; H. 75.57 cm; D. 106.68 cm;
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Clinton Howell Antiques is a New York City-based antique dealer in very fine English antique furniture and decorative objects, serving a world-wide clientele of collectors, designers and museums alike

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