Yesterday a reader alerted me that currently on eBay there is a table from Brooks Brothers’ Madison Avenue flagship that dates from 1900.
Although the listing describes it as a work table, it’s also possible that it was a display table on the sales floor, as for many years Brooks displayed suits, jackets and trousers on tables rather than racks. Either way, the suggestion that it would make for a dining table is a good one.
Eight feet long and believed to be made of walnut, the table has a buy-it-now price of $6,000.
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