This is an attractive and excellent quality antique Victorian satin birch library writing side table, circa 1840, stamped with the cabinet maker’s name “C. Hindley & Sons, 134 Oxford Street, London”.
• Library / Writing Table
• Cabinetmaker C. Hindley & Sons, 134 Oxford Street, London
• Circa 1840
• Period Early Victorian
• Wood Solid Satin Birch
• Lovely single piece top
• Original wooden knobs
• Lever brass lock to right hand drawer
• Original working lock & key
• Turned baluster legs
• Hand dovetailed drawer construction
• Satin birch drawer linings (sign of quality)
• Excellent condition
• Stunning colour
• Very Functional
This is an attractive and excellent quality antique Victorian satin birch library writing side table, circa 1840, stamped with the cabinet maker’s name “C. Hindley & Sons, 134 Oxford Street, London” on the top left hand drawers. These cabinetmakers were famous for manufacturing carpets, rugs and furniture during the early Victorian period. This library table features a stunning golden colour with a single piece top and two working drawers. The drawer on the right hand side features the original and working lever brass lock with original key. The table sits on four elegant turned baluster legs.
This item would compliment any home, office or library and is ideal as either a library table writing table or desk or even a dressing table. So, don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture!
Writing height 72.9cm or 2ft 4¾”
Knee Hole height 60cm or 1ft 11¾”
Width 106.5cm or 3ft 6”
Depth 51cm or 1ft 8”
This item is in excellent condition. There are no splits to the top. The wooden drawer knobs, locks and key are all original and in good working order. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Some ink stains to the insides of the drawers. The drawers are in good working order and close flush to the frame. Free of woodworm, solid in joint and ready to use.
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