A REGENCY ROSEWOOD LIBRARY TABLE
- Origin : England
- Circa Date: 1810
- Stock No: WT1007
- Height: 30.51 ins. 77.80 cms.
- Width: 56.3 ins. 143.56 cms.
- Depth : 35.58 ins. 90.72 cms.
A fine Regency period rosewood and gilt brass mounted writing desk in the manner of Louis Le Gaigneur. The top with a cast brass edge moulding with foliate pattern. Having two cedar lined drawers divided by panels mounted with cast brass masks to the front and mock drawers to the reverse side. Standing on square tapered legs with anthemion capitals and brass castors to the toes.
Louis Constantin Le Gaigneur , a French immigrant specialising in brass inlaid and mounted furniture established workshops in London at 4, Homer street and 19 Queen Street, Edgware Road. Examples of his work can be seen at “The Royal Collection, H.M.The Queen” and “The Wallace Collection”
A similar table is illustrated page 188, “Fanfare for Europe” exhibition January 1973