Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

In the realm of exquisite furniture, few pieces possess the allure and charm of antique dining tables. At Regent Antiques we take pride in offering a diverse selection of the finest antique dining tables, catering to the sensitive tastes of our clientele. As one of the UK’s premier furniture dealers, our mission is to provide a comprehensive range that spans various periods and styles, ensuring that every customer finds their perfect piece.

Step into the rich tapestry of history with our collection, which includes Victorian dining tables, William IV dining tables, and Regency dining tables. Each period boasts its own distinctive characteristics, from the ornate detailing of Victorian design to the understated elegance of Regency craftsmanship. Whether you seek opulence or refinement, our range offers something to suit every aesthetic preference.

Beyond historical periods, our selection includes a variety of materials and styles, from antique oak dining tables to extravagant mahogany creations. Crafted from exotic and desirable timbers, these antique dining tables radiate warmth, character, and endurance. Many feature exquisite inlaid decorations, adding a touch of artistry and sophistication to any dining space.

A Journey through Time with Antique Dining Tables

In this article, we look at the eternal elegance of antique dining tables and present to you a few fine examples that we are very proud to offer at Regent Antiques.

Characterized by elaborate detailing, rich materials, and imposing proportions, Victorian dining tables epitomize the opulence and refinement of the period. Victorian dining tables are renowned for their intricate craftsmanship and elaborate ornamentation. Common design features include intricately carved legs and pedestals, often adorned with motifs inspired by nature, such as floral patterns, acanthus leaves, and scrolls. The tabletops of Victorian dining tables are often expansively sized, providing ample space for elaborate dinner parties and gatherings.

We are pleased to present to you this astounding antique Victorian mahogany and gilded twin pedestal dining table bearing the impressed mark of the renowned cabinet makers and retailers Wylie & Lochhead, and circa 1850 in date.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

The oval shaped table is made from solid mahogany and has four leaves which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion by a special winding mechanism.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

It is raised on a pair of beautifully carved and gilded pedestal bases with down swept legs terminating in scroll feet and the original brass and porcelain recessed castors.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

This table bears the inventory number 22308 and stamp of the maker: Wylie & Lochead, 45 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Antique Furniture by the Scottish cabinet makers Wylie & Lochhead means the piece is going to be of superb quality and a very high level of craftsmanship. They were famous for their stunning selection of wardrobes, dining chairs and dining tables.

Whatever the function of this gorgeous table, it will make a profound impression on your dinner guests or clients and will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.

Antique Regency dining tables were first produced during the reign of George IV although the style has continued to be reproduced, and to influence designs, right up until the present day. These tables were often made of mahogany or burr walnut and featured rosewood and zebra-wood veneers, brass decorations, metal paws and lion masks and they were considerably more elaborate than the previous generation of furniture.

Characterized by clean lines, graceful proportions, and classical motifs, Regency dining tables embody the elegance and refinement of the early 19th century.

A perfect example is this remarkable antique Regency flame mahogany and Satinwood banded tilt top oval dining table dating from circa 1820.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

The fabulous 5ft flame mahogany tilt top table can seat six people in comfort. The top is decoratively cross banded in satinwood with ebony and boxwood stringing. It sits on a mahogany hand turned column with quadruple swept fluted sabre legs that terminate in brass toes and castors.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

There is no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of this handsome table which represents all the very best elements of English furniture making. It is certain to become a treasured addition to your furniture collection and a talking point with guests at meal times.

Next, we offer a wide range of the finest William IV dining tables. These stunning pieces are mostly in mahogany and represent classic English dining furniture.

Here we have a magnificent antique William IV flame mahogany dining table which can comfortably seat eighteen and is also ideal for use as a conference table, circa 1830 in date.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

This beautiful table is in stunning solid flame mahogany and has eight leaves of approximately 50 cm each, which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

The leaves can be added and removed as required to suit the occasion by a special double ended winding mechanism.

It is rectangular with D shaped ends and stands on six elegantly carved turned reeded and tapered legs that terminate in their original brass and brown porcelain castors.

Exploring the Timeless Elegance of Antique Dining Tables

This is an extraordinary antique dining table and is sure to add a touch of old-fashioned glamour to your home.

In our commitment to meeting the unique needs of our clients, we also offer bespoke dining tables crafted by skilled artisans using traditional materials and methods. Whether you desire a custom size, specific wood type, or personalized design elements, our craftsmen will bring your vision to life with unparalleled precision and dedication.

You can complement your antique dining tables with our range of antique dining chairs, meticulously selected to correspond with various styles and periods. Furthermore, we often have matching sets available, allowing you to create a cohesive and harmonious dining environment that exudes sophistication and refinement.

If you would like to enhance your living, dining or work space with one of these magnificent pieces, we are always on hand to advise you. Just give us a call at +44 20 8809 9605 or send an email to info@regentantiques.com.

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