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I bought this fabulous table from a beautiful country house in Stockton on Tees.
It dates from the second half of the 20th Century, is of fabulous quality and is in excellent condition.
It is highly desirable to have large round tables for dinner parties as all the guests can talk to each other easily.
The table top is two metres in diameter and has been crafted from wonderful solid flame mahogany. It stands on a fabulous large four legged centre base which means that the table is very stable. This base has been hand carved from solid mahogany and the crisp foliate carving has been beautifully accomplished.
This fascinating table represents all the very best elements of English furniture making. There is no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of this handsome table which is certain to become a treasured addition to your furniture collection, and a talking point with your guests at mealtimes.
It is shown with the matching set of ten Admiralty back dining chairs which are available if required.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 78 x Width 200 x Depth 200
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 6 feet, 7 inches x Depth 6 feet, 7 inches
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.
Our reference: 07032
318 Green Lanes