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Victorian Rise Fall and Tilt Multi Reading Table by Alfred Carter

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19th Century Victorian mahogany multi position reading table with original features.

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W-62 D-40 (cm)

Item Reference:

68350-941-4Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 68350-941-4
Item No. 68350 - Dealer No. 941 - Building No. 4


Versatile multi position reading table by Victorian carriage maker Alfred Carter of Holborn Viaduct London, made of richly patinated mahogany with a split top offering the combination of a flat surface and twin book supports. The rise and fall tilt top can be canted on the original iron work with both forward and rear facing multi position book supports it has a height range of 74cm to 100cm. The baluster stand with its ratcheted rise and fall mechanism with stamped metal support is raised on a tear drop base; to the underside is the original paper label and ceramic castors that make the table easy to move. A sturdy and attractive freestanding piece of furniture that offers the versatility to be positioned beneath an armchair or bed creating a comfortable reading position; the 62cm x 40cm top has a lipped edge making it a secure top for crafting or jigsaws; a really useful piece of furniture retaining its original features.


Item Reference
Width: 62 cm
Depth: 40 cm
1860 - 1900, C19th (Late)
Country of Origin
Excellent fully working with original fittings and paper lable


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
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