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This flame mahogany dining table has three leaves, they measure 60 cm each and can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion.
The table stands on five reeded legs, that terminate in brass cap castors, for extra stability.
The set of sixteen Vintage solid mahogany drape back chairs comprises fourteen side chairs and a pair of armchairs, they all have drop in seats which have been recently reupholstered in a fabulous fabric.
In excellent condition having been beautifully restored in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 430 x Depth 128 - Table when fully extended
Height 76 x Width 250 x Depth 128 - Table when completely closed
Height 88 x Width 54 x Depth 50 - armchairs
Height 89 x Width 50 x Depth 48 - chairs
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 14 feet, 1 inch x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - Table when fully extended
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 8 feet, 2 inches x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - Table when completely closed
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches - armchairs
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 7 inches - 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.
Our reference: 03096j
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