A good quality Regency period pollard oak centre table, possibly by William Trotter. A very good quality piece with well-figured oak veneers, standing on a tapered octagonal column. On a platform base with outswept 'C' scroll legs. Details include finely turned bosses and well-carved detail on the base. The top tilts up revealing a fine contrasting mahogany underside, with gilt catch and protective wooden butterfly lever preventing the top falling down. Perfect size for a hall a smart hallway.
William Trotter of Ballindean JP DL was a Scottish cabinet-maker who served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh from 1825 to 1827. A highly respected maker of Regency furniture he has been called Scotland's greatest cabinet-maker. He has a distinctive and recognisable style
Height : 74 cm
Width : 112 cm
Depth : 112 cm