an English writing table of c1800, having curved rear corners and a top with drawers surmounted by a U-shaped section of drawers and cabinets, topped by a brass or ormolu gallery surrounding three sides of the writing area.
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Also called Carlton House desk, Carlton House table.
Origin of Carlton table
named after Carlton House, the London mansion it was first made for
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