Antique Extending Dining Table 14 Chairs C1880
Antique Extending Dining Table 14 Chairs C1880
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This is an absolutely fantastic dining set comprising a huge antique English Victorian extending dining room table, C 1880 in date, and fourteen matching balloon back dining chairs.
It has been masterfully crafted in beautiful solid flame mahogany throughout and the finish and attention to detail on display are truly breathtaking.
It has three leaves that can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion by a special winding mechanism and can easily be removed and stored away when not required.
The table is raised on eight beautiful elegant reeded legs which have been masterfully hand carved and they terminate in their original brass castors, which make the table easy to move when required.
By repute the table came from St Leonards Hill, Windsor, the former home of General Amédée d'Harcourt and his wife Sophia in the early 1800s
The matching set of fourteen Victorian style solid mahogany hand carved shield back dining chairs comprise twelve side chairs and two armchairs, all beautifully upholstered in an elegant fabric.
Whatever the function of this gorgeous dining set, it will make a profound impression on your dinner guests and will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.
This stunning set will stand out in your dining or conference room and will definitely become a key piece in your furnishing collection.
You are viewing this item in its excellent original untouched condition. Any restoration that is required will be accomplished before delivery and is included in the price.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 79 x Width 401 x Depth 183 - when fully extended
Height 79 x Width 264 x Depth 183 - when completely closed
Height 91 x Width 51 x Depth 53 - chairs
Height 95 x Width 58 x Depth 60 - armchairs
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 13 feet, 2 inches x Depth 6 feet, 0 inches - when fully extended
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 8 feet, 8 inches x Depth 6 feet, 0 inches - when completely closed
Height 3 feet x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches - chairs
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 11 inches x Depth 2 feet - armchairs
Thomas Sheraton - 18th century furniture designer, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany."
The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree.
Winding Mechanism for extending tables
A man by the name of Samuel Hawkins applied for a patent on a screw expander on June 6th, 1861. Presumably, Mr. Hawkins either died or retired because his business was taken over by a young machinist named Joseph Fitter in 1864.
Joseph Fitter operated a machinist shop where he produced winding mechanisms for extending tables as well as screw expanders for piano stools and other applications at 210 Cheapside, Birmingham England by the name of Britannia Works.
Width: 264.0 cm
Height: 79.0 cm
Depth: 183.0 cm
Wear Condition: Excellent
Date of Manufacture: 1880
Place of Origin:
Period: 19th Century
Listed by: Tino_8f8a
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