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Side table, XF96, English, unknown maker, c.1770-80, mahogany, deal, ebony and brass. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photograph: Hugh Kelly

Side table, English, unknown maker, c.1770-80

Mahogany and deal with ebony knobs and brass keyhole lining

Height: 76 cm
Width: 80.5cm
Depth: 51.5cm

Museum number: XF96

Curatorial note

With square tapering legs; a single drawer with a cock bead round the drawer front; drawer has two later ebony knobs and a brass lined keyhole without escutcheon and is divided into two sections internally.1

This table must be that in the back Attic described in the Furniture and fittings inventory as ‘1 mahogany table with a drawer in front’. The deal back indicates that it was intended to stand against a wall.

1 The desk was restored by John Graves in 2004.

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