Fold-over card table
A burr elm and burr oak fold-over pedestal card table, British, second quarter 19th century, the rectangular table top with rounded front corners, the top with burr elm central panel and burr oak crossbanding, the top is a twist and fold-over model, the interior lined with green baize, the underside of the table top with red-washed pine and oak, the plain burr elm frieze with moulded lower rim, on an octagonal pedestal with ring collars at the base, the pedestal section mounted on a quadripartite base with scroll-carved and hairy paw beech feet concealing brass castors. A round white label applied to the underside of the table top with handwriting reading 'Drawing room'.
On loan to the National Trust from Lady Mairi Bury (1921-2009) 1976, then accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Trust, 2013.
Marks and inscriptions
Underside of table top: A round white label applied to the underside of the table top with handwriting reading 'Drawing room'.