The serpentine-shaped top with central oval patera inlay and three-quarter gallery above a conforming frieze drawer, the back with rising silk-lined fire screen, raised on slender squared cabriole legs ending in inscrolled feet, the back with pierced serpentine stretcher.



Additional Information

In "The Cabinet-Maker and Upholster's Drawing-Book" (1793), Thomas Sheraton said of 'Screen-Tables,' "intended for a lady to write or work at near the fire; the screen part behind securing her face from its injuries."

A George III Mahogany & Satinwood Work Table

Circa 1770

Height: 26.5" Width: 26" Depth: 17"

Inventory Number: 8499-234