A Victorian tilt-top Loo table. Circa 1860. Size: 46 inches x 33.75 inches x 28 inches ht. This oval gaming table has a wonderfully ornate book-matched burl walnut veneered top, trimmed with a contrasting ebony and inlaid burl border. The walnut pedestal base is adorned with four turned columns and a delicate central finial, all supported by four carved saber-form legs with scroll feet. "Loo" was a trick-taking card game for five or more players, popular as a gambling game during ...click for details
A Renaissance Revival library table in walnut with wonderful carved and pierced acanthus leaf decoration to either end support. The medial stretcher supports three beautifully proportioned turned and carved balusters, and a gadrooned frieze reveals two real and two faux drawers with oak interior, again with acanthus decorated wooden pulls. At either end of the table is a pull-out leaf which adds extra length when needed. The top is finished in book matched walnut veneer. Victorian era, probab ...click for details
English mahogany reading stand. Circa 1850. This stand features a finely turned pedestal that supports a reading surface with opposing fold-up slopes and brass page restraints. The reading height adjusts in increments from 29" to 40.5", and there is a single frieze drawer at one end. Superb condition.