The two flap top is veneered in walnut parquetry lozenges crossbanded in tulipwood and centred by a burr yew-wood lozenge with ebonised mouldings, 70cm by 69cm.
The table bears the label (pasted to the underside of the central frame), ‘Henry Tatam (from Mr. Cobb’s, London), Cabinetmaker Upholder and Appraiser. The corner of the Butcher Row Stamford Lincolnshire. Makes & Sells every article in the upholstery and cabinet business. Nobleman and Gentleman may have their furniture made in the French mode or any other taste & variagated with different kinds of wood, as well executed as in London & on as reasonable terms.’