Duncan Phyfe ....... Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary
Sewing table with Phyfe-style legs
Reprinted from Colonial Furniture in America, by Luke Vincent Lockwood
- The cylinder ends are tambour and are intended to hold the sewing.
- The top lifts, disclosing a place to write
- Small compartments are at the sides. These side compartments contain trays which lift off to give access to the space below.
- There are two drawers
- The piece stands on a pedestal with four concave curved legs, typical of the Phyfe period, and the feet are balls