Thakeham Furniture - Antique Furniture Shop, Petworth, West Sussex, UK

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Antique tricoteuse table

Antique tricoteuse table

19th century rosewood tricoteuse table. Tray top with a frieze drawer raised on lyre shaped ends. Turned stretcher below and raised on four curved legs.

The ‘tricoteuse’ (french for ‘knitting women’) was a nickname given to women who sat beside the guillotine and knitted while attending public executions during the French Revolution.

Circa. 1820

Height:
27" (69cm)
Width:
19" (48cm)
Depth:
13" (33cm)
Stock no:   4647

£1,780
 
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Antique tricoteuse table
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Antique tricoteuse table
 

 

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Tim, Belinda & Harriet Chavasse
Thakeham Furniture Ltd
Golden Square Petworth West Sussex
GU28 0AP 01798 342 333