Regency Work Table with Chinoiserie Penwork Decoration

Japanned wood (birch, cypress, and mahogany) with penwork decoration and fabric-covered workbox 78.7 x 52.7 x 38.1 cm (31 x 20.7 x 15 in.) England - Circa 1820

This table is distinguished not only by its extremely elaborate program of fanciful Chinoiserie decoration, but also by the condition in which it has survived.

Noël Riley, Penwork, A Decorative Phenomenon, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 2008, p. 128 illus.


Hirschl & Adler Galleries

"American Art (pre-1950); European Ceramics, Porcelain, and Glass; European Works of Art and Sculpture; Furniture and Decorative Arts; 19th and 20th Century Paintings"

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