Overall: 29 3/4 x 27 3/4 x 18 in. ( 75.6 x 70.5 x 45.7 cm )
Mahogany Empire ladies' worktable; rectangular form with hinged top that opens to reveal multiple compartments, with two tambour drum compartments located below upper case on either side; supported on trestle base joined by two rope-turned stretchers, with legs terminating in carved scrolls on casters.
This work table is nearly identical to a worktable in a private collection labeled by Duncan Phyfe and dated August, 1820.
"Cabinetmakers of America," pl. 29, no. 2.
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.