If you do happen to find out where this piece is located, I'd be grateful if you would let me know. Thanks so much. http://villagecarpenter.blogspot.com/2012/08/have-you-seen-this-table.html
That's exactly why I published this post. I also send some e-mails to my reenactor colleagues. We'll see :)
I have a lead on this table. A friend has seen similar ones in one of his books--it's listed in the comments section on my blog. It's too pricey for me to buy, but he said that he'll scan the images and send them to me. He's in the midst of moving right now, so it may be awhile. I'll be happy to forward the images to you when he sends them to me. You can send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org I must build this table! :o)
These tables are common in Southern Germany and Austria (Tirol). They were used as counting tables and have either some drawers or the table top can be lifted to reveal a compartment to store money & papers.I do not know this particular table, but similar ones are depicted in the book "Mobel europas I" by Franz Windisch-Graetz.You can find examples in:Burg Reifenstein, WipptallSt. Justina, UberetschGermanisches nationalmuseum, NurnbergOberosterreichisches landesmuseum, LinzBurg Kreuzenstern, WienMuseum fur Anngewandte kunst, Kolnthe following come from a source of 1923, so perhaps they have moved or were lost during WW2:Historisches museum, BaselAltertummuseum, DresdenBurg Meran.Marijn, Thomasguild.blogspot.nl
That's what I call the answer! Thank you very much.