06 May 2021




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A Victorian Oak Library Table By Lamb Of Manchester C1875

63" wide x 42" deep x 29" high

A Victorian oak library table by Lamb Of Manchester. The solid oak rectangular top having canted corners with "trestle" ends. The architectural ends having typical aesthetic period carved and turned baluster  stems united by a central stretcher again with typical aesthetic carved detail, terminating in brass castor's, stamped Lamb Of Manchester, probably designed by Bruce Talbert a prominent designer of this period for both Gillows and Lambs, circa 1875

Lamb of Manchester was founded by James Lamb (1816 – 1903), one of the leading cabinet makers in Manchester. Acclaimed for his dedication to high quality construction and artistic design, he used only the finest quality materials and workmanship. His designers included Alfred Waterhouse, Bruce Talbot and Charles Bevan, who said he was the most aesthetically advanced furniture craftsman outside London at the time. Lamb of Manchester laid the foundations for the Arts & Crafts Furniture that was to follow.  An important name in the Aesthetic Movement, they produced furniture exclusively for the wealthy industrial families of the north, with a large showroom in the city centre

Condition: This table is in excellent original condition, fully cleaned and waxed. Minor scuffs and marks consistent with age and use

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