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This amazing table has three original leaves and can comfortably seat twelve people in comfort. This striking table has been hand-crafted from solid flame mahogany which has a beautiful grain and is in really excellent condition.
The three leaves can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion and can be easily removed and stored away when not required.
The table has four beautiful reeded legs which have been masterfully hand carved and they sit on their original brass and porcelain castors which makes it easy to move when required.
The set of twelve solid mahogany, hand carved, vintage dining chairs comprises ten chairs and a pair of armchairs, and hey have been upholstered in a sumptuous damask fabric.
Whatever the function of this gorgeous dining set, it will make a profound impression on your dinner guests or clients and will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.
In excellent condition having been beautifully restored and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 302 x Depth 130 - Fully Extended
Height 76 x Width 144 x Depth 130 - With All Leaves Removed
Height 90 x Width 50 x Depth 42 - Chairs
Height 94 x Width 57 x Depth 46 - Armchairs
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 9 feet, 11 inches x Depth 4 feet, 3 inches - Fully Extended
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 4 feet, 9 inches x Depth 4 feet, 3 inches - With All Leaves Removed
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 4 inches - Chairs
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 1 foot, 10 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches - Armchairs
is probably one of the largest ‘families’ of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species.
Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view.
Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect.
Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like ‘Flame’ Mahogany and ‘Fiddleback’ Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).
Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late 1850′s, this particular variety became all but extinct.
Our reference: 06066a
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