Property from the Estate of John Bedford
A REGENCY EBONY STRUNG MAHOGANY METAMORPHIC READING TABLE, CIRCA 1815
with a ratcheted top and candle-slides on adjustable trestle supports
closed 76cm. high, 66cm. wide, 45cm. deep; 2ft. 6in., 2ft. 2in., 1ft. 5¾in.
In good order. The stretcher is slightly loose and benefit from tightening. The reading slope support with an easily repaired break. Ready to place and good quality. Image flipped in catalogue.
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