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Lot 17
A Regency rosewood drop flap games/work table, the lid inlaid a chessboard, the interior inlaid a cribbage board, the drop flaps with brass three-quarter gallery, raised on a chamfered column with triform base 19"w x 28 1/2"h x 16"d SOLD £210

The top, although now sliding, has been hinged at some point as we can see where the hinges were on the underside of the games board and on the body . There are 2 cracks running through the games board which also show on the other side and there is a piece of veneer missing from one of the feet. The leather work to the interior of the table is also slightly lifting in places. There are 5 sections of veneer missing form around the edges of the table. Both drawer handles have damage.

From Tables, Desks in the Antique & Fine Quality Furniture section in our Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction held on Wednesday 23rd of January 2013