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Work table

Work table

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1785-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satinwood with mahogany stringing and brass handles, leather top and silk features.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Garwood.

  • Museum number:

    W.59-1927

  • Gallery location:

    On display with the Bath Preservation Trust

On loan to Bath Preservation Trust at 1 Royal Crescent, Bath.

Physical description

Work table of satinwood with mahogany stringing lines. A screen with a panel of silk draws up at the back, and below the leather-covered top a slide is hinged at either end. A drawer fitted with small compartments for writing pulls out at one side and on the other there is a work bag of silk attached to a satinwood frame. The frieze is in the form of a false drawer with brass ring handles. The legs are tapered.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1785-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Satinwood with mahogany stringing and brass handles, leather top and silk features.

Dimensions

Height: 30 in, Width: 19.75 in, Depth: 15 in

Descriptive line

Satinwood and mahogany, with silk screen, English, 1785-1800. RF:70/1613

Materials

Satinwood; Mahogany; Brass; Silk

Techniques

Inlay

Categories

Furniture

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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