19th c. mahogany coaching table

19th c. mahogany coaching table

Code: FL


W: 48cm (18.9")H: 73cm (28.7")L: 88cm (34.6")


An exceptional quality, early 19th century folding coaching table in mahogany, The table, raised on an X-frame base with turned stretcher, folds in the centre for ease of storage.  Unusually and underlining the quality of the piece, the tops of the legs are ornamented with a foliate motif.  Circa 1830.

Tables of this form are known as 'coaching' or 'campaign' tables as they were ideal for use on long carriage journeys.