Unusual Early Victorian Carved Mahogany Metamorphic Writing Table
Fitted with a leather-lined writing surface within a rope carved border, above false drawers, the side drawer opening to reveal a library ladder, the whole raised on reeded legs ending in casters. Fitted with gilt-metal handles.
30 1/4 x 42 x 29 3/4 in.
Height of ladder fully extended: 6 ft. 5 1/2 in., width of ladder: lower section 18 1/4 in., upper section 16 1/4 in.
Age cracks, minor losses to carved borders. Wear to the carpeted ladder treads. Numerous scuff marks and gouges to the leather top. General wear throughout.
Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.
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