The term ‘Carlton House’ has become a popular phrase to describe a writing table with a low superstructure that encloses the sides of the writing area as well as the back. The Prince of Wales, later George IV, commissioned a table of this model in the 1790s for Carlton House, his mansion near Pall Mall in London.
Regency English Carlton House Desk Writing Table Desks

Regency English Carlton House Desk Writing Table Desks

The term ‘Carlton House’ has become a popular phrase to describe a writing table with a low superstructure that encloses the sides of the writing area as well as the back. The Prince of Wales, later George IV, commissioned a table of this model in the 1790s for Carlton House, his mansion near Pall Mall in London.

These Carlton House desks are available to view in our Hertfordshire showroom so please contact us for an appointment – we are only 25 minutes north of London. 01707 644717

http://www.canonburyantiques.com/

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