This is a fabulous antique late Victorian burr walnut games and writing table, circa 1890 in date.It is made of beautiful burr walnut that has elegant satinwood line inlaid banding. The sliding top opens and can be removed to reveal a fabulous marquetry inlaid gaming interior for playing backgammon. The top can then be reversed and replaced to reveal a chess and draughts board.
The table sits on hand carved solid walnut X frame fluted legs, united by a stretcher, that terminate in their original brass cap castors. There are three useful drawers in the frieze, ideal for storing the backgammon and chess pieces as well as your writing paper.
It is an elegant and useful piece which will enhance a special room in your home.
In really excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 77 x Width 92 x Depth 56
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 3 foot x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches
Our reference: A3383
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.