Antique Regency Extending Dining Table

S/N:A1621

  • £6,250.00
  • €7,297 Euro
  • $8,548 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique Regency Extending Dining Table

REGENT ANTIQUES
A very rare opportunity to own an antique English Regency dining room table, Circa 1820 in date, which can seat ten people in comfort. The table is made of beautiful solid flame mahogany. This can be seen in the photos of the top with it's fabulous swirling flame patterns. It has a pull out mechanism with three leaves that can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion. The table is raised on four beautiful reeded tapering legs that terminate in their original brass cap castors. This table was made by a master craftsman and should last for generations more.

Condition:
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 255 x Depth 130 - Fully extended
Height 76 x Width 118 x Depth 130 - With all 3 leaves removed

Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 8 foot, 4 inches x Depth 4 foot, 3 inches - Fully extended
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 3 foot, 10 inches x Depth 4 foot, 3 inches - With all 3 leaves removed

Flame Mahogany
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.

Regency Furniture

During the Regency period it was fashionable to copy the classical furniture of the Roman and Greek times. Furniture had stopped evolving in design and had moved back to classical forms. The pioneer designers who represented this period were:

Thomas Hope (1770-1831), George Smith (1804-28), Henry Holland (1745 - 1806)

George IV had a major influence over the furniture makers of the time.

This period saw the introduction of brass to wood from the previous marquetry that had been originally used. The sofa table was also introduced.

The main features of the Regency period furniture were their simplicity, with straight, unbroken surfaces and lines.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 76cm (29.92in)
  • W: 255cm (100.39in)
  • D: 130cm (51.18in)

Period: 

c1820

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