A Regency Faux Bois and Gilt Work Table

Circa 1800

The rectangular hinged top with canted corners centered by a painted octagonal panel depicting life and death, opening to reveal a red painted interior; the frieze painted with gilt-edged red rectangular panels with gilt fretwork; raised on faux bamboo legs joined by arched X-form stretchers.

Height: 28.5 x Width: 18.75 x Depth: 13.25 inches