***a Rare Regency Brass & Ebony-Inlaid Mahogany One-Leaf Sofa Table, Attributed To George Oakley
Height:29" Width: 47.5" Depth: 20"
Inventory Number 8444-91
The hinged top with ebony and brass-inlaid star border above two cedar-lined frieze drawers; the trestle end supports with brass inlay throughout joined by an ebony-banded turned stretcher; raised on conforming downswept legs ending in brass caps and castors.
On this table is see the distinctive star inlay used by Oakley on furniture supplied to Papworth Hall, Cambridge (notably a games table illustrated in R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1954, vol. III, p. 202, fig. 42).