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J. Foot & Son, London Iron and Oak Drafting Table



Signed J. Foot & Son, New Bond Street, London. Tiger oak veneer adjustable work top supported by a finely cast iron base. The base features a floral cluster on claw and ball feet. The tilting and periscoping top features two metal arms to secure the writer or artist's work. The tilt is acquired at the push of a button. The height is adjusted at the turn of a knob. There is also a separate round wood surface for a pot of ink, pens or paints. circa 1880-1890. Good overall condition with some shellac finish loss and color. Some small chips to veneer and minor rusting and pitting to the iron base.  The work top measurements are 18" x 27" wide. 28.75" height when in its lowest position. It can extend in height to approximately 46" high. The round alternate surface is 10" diameter.


  • Creator
    J Foot & Son (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.75 in. (73.03 cm)Width: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Depth: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Industrial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880-1890
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Some finish loss to the oak top. Some veneer chips. Minor pitting to iron base. Wear commensurate with age and use. Easy adjustment.
  • Seller Location
    Garnerville, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ARAEPOSH. LU1236217442842

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Garnerville, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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