A finely made, antique Georgian period spinning wheel crafted of mahogany and inlaid with rosewood and satinwood. The large drive wheel is cast bronze with rosewood spindles. The base with one drawer on slender, square tapering splayed legs.
Retailer: Asprey and Company (London, England), purchased November 1975. A copy of receipt is available.
John Planta (English, 1764–1825)(Fulneck, Yorkshire, England, active 1798-1824)
Paper label: Made by John Planta,/ at / Fulneck, near Leeds.
C. Gilbert, Furniture History, Volume 6, p. 40-42.
George III (1760-1820) | Late 18th/Early 19th century
Width 18.5 Depth 15 Height 36 inches
Table: Height 28.25 inches
Note: no distaff. Chip to bobbin.