Vintage Victorian Mahogany Dining Table With 14 Chairs
Vintage Victorian Mahogany Dining Table With 14 Chairs
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This is a fantastic Vintage Victorian style dining set of dining table complete with fourteen bar back dining chairs.
This flame mahogany dining table has three leaves which measure approximately 60 cm each and they can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion by a special winding mechanism. It stands on five elegantly carved and reeded legs for extra stability and they terminate in elegant brass cap castors.
The set of bar back chairs comprises twelve side chairs and two armchairs, all of which feature an attractive bar back design with hand carved decoration and 'drop in' seats that are upholstered in the finest fabric.
In excellent condition having been beautifully polished and upholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 79 x Width 430 x Depth 128 - Table when fully extended
Height 79 x Width 248 x Depth 128 - Table when completely closed
Height 86 x Width 48 x Depth 45 - 2 armchairs
Height 86 x Width 59 x Depth 43 - 12 chairs
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 14 feet, 1 inch x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - Table when fully extended
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 8 feet, 2 inches x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - Table when completely closed
Height 2 feet, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches - 2 armchairs
Height 2 feet, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 11 inches x Depth 1 foot, 5 inches - 12 chairs
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: 430.0 cm
Height: 79.0 cm
Depth: 128.0 cm
Estimated Time: Less than one week
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This item will be shipped from London, United Kingdom.
If you want to save on delivery costs, this item is available for collection.
We offer a 14-day return policy. Please check our conditions.
Wear Condition: Excellent
Listed by: Tino_8f8a
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