Amongst the items up for auction in Christie’s Interiors sale on the 18th of March 2014 is lot 73, an unusual Regency mahogany campaign draughtsman’s or cartographer’s table.
Mahogany campaign draughtsman’s table, circa 1815-20. (Christie’s)
The top hinges inwards and upwards to reveal a hinged and ratcheted green baize-lined writing slope. A baize-lined candle slide withdraws from either side. The brass-collared, tapered, reeded legs are removable.