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Side table, XF7, 8English, unknown maker, late eighteenth or early nineteenth century, mahogany and brass, ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photograph: Hugh Kelly.

Side table, English, unknown maker, late eighteenth or early nineteenth century

Mahogany with brass knobs and keyhole linings

Height: 74.5cm
Width: 117.5cm
Depth: 48cm

Museum number: XF78

Curatorial note

Rectangular, with four square cut tapering legs and small ball feet; two drawers with brass knobs decorated with a swirling pattern (the plates are missing on the left-hand drawer) and keyholes with brass linings, cock beads around drawer fronts.

This piece is described in the Furniture and Fittings inventory, 1837, as ‘A Mahogany Table with 2 drawers’ and was in the ‘Small South Attic’ (what is today the small office) top floor No. 13.


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk