This will be the final post in a series featuring my recent Chippendale miniatures: bed, tea table, and the magnificent cellarette.
In the same bundle the cellarette came in I got several other rare kits, including a dumb waiter, a marble-top serving table, a window seat and a set of book stand and pedestal desk.
I was very excited about the book stand because I wanted a sheet music stand for my music room, and I had been planning to make one from a candle stand, but now I could use this kit. Both objects were easy to make, even the desk that involved hinges, but I have had some practice with cabinets recently so I managed elegantly.
The stand is now in the music room so that the harpist can read her score:
And the desk is temporarily in the smoking room:
There are already two desks in this room so I am not sure it is the right place. Maybe it can go into the guest bedroom or maybe in the music room as well? In any case, it is a lovely piece.