19th Century English Black Japanned Work Table

Circa 1830

With gilt chinoiserie decoration of court figures in a mountainous landscape on a black ground; the hinged rectangular top with canted corner opening to a paper-lined interior; raised on tapering legs joined by an X-form stretcher. Originally designed to hold a lady's needlework and embroidery.

Height: 29.5 x Width: 20 x Depth: 15 inches