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Regency furniture designs were novel in both form and function and a variety of tables for specific purposes were often used in the library. This work table with a fitted bag under the top drawer was used to hold sewing materials. A popular design in England and France, its lightweight...

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About 2002, acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; 2004, gift of Horace Wood Brock to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005)

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Gift of Horace Wood Brock

English (London), about 1805


Overall: 74.9 x 59.7 x 27.9 cm (29 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 11 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rosewood, tulipwood, and boxwood; gilt brass; silk and cord