A rare and unusual Aesthetic movement oak card/games table
A rare and unusual Aesthetic movement oak card/games table. The rectangular top in solid oak showing pegged construction and having a rectangular reversible inset top, which opens to reveal a backgammon games interior and also doubles as a playing surface for card games. Having a scalloped frieze reminiscnet of the designs of Bruce Talbert an eminent aesthetic period designer. Also this table has characteristics of Charles Lock Eastlake. The gently splaying legs with chamfered detail and ring turnings, united by an X framed stretcher. English circa 1870 in excellent original condition, minor shrinkage to the top.
Dimensions: 28″ wide x 28″ deep x 28″ high