A REGENCY EBONY STRUNG BURR ELM WRITING TABLE, CIRCA 1820
the top with bowed ends and a brass three-quarter gallery, the frieze drawer with ebony cockbeading, raised on trestle end supports ending in sabre legs with brass cappings and castors
74cm. high, 107cm. wide, 51cm. deep; 2ft. 5in., 3ft. 6in., 1ft. 8in.
Overall good country house condition. Old marks and scratches to top, old circular ink stain to front left corner. Loss to cock-beading of drawer. Old marks and scratches with age and use. Nice quality.
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The drawer with a paper label with 'For Lady Emma Vesty' in manuscript