This is beautiful bespoke contemporary flame mahogany Regency style 'Jupe' dining table which can seat eight people in great comfort and can accomodate ten when required.
The flame mahogany veneers on the top have been arranged so as to give a sunburst effect and it is finished off by the elegant crossbanding on the outside edge.
The table is very solid as there is a large centre base flanked by four columns which give the table its superb stability.
There are slides on the the sides of the table which pull out and you fit the leaves on them by sliding them onto the slides and securing them with brass clips, which are located underneath.
It comes complete with a beautiful flame mahogany leaf holder. It is lined with baize to store the leaves when they are not required.
This fascinating table illustrates all the very best elements of English cabinet-making combined with the remarkable burst of inventiveness of the Industrial Revolution. It was not until John Johnstone and Robert Jupe patented their ingenious design in March 1835 for an expanding round table,that round dining tables, which had suffered from the problem of not offering flexibility of seating, could compete with the established rectangular extending dining tables.
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 guests at meal times.
The matching set of ten chairs shown in the photographs are available for sale if required or please see our website for other options.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 80 x Width 212 x Depth 212 - With leaves
Height 80 x Width 156 x Depth 156 - Without leaves
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 6 feet, 11 inches x Depth 6 feet, 11 inches - With leaves
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 5 feet, 1 inch x Depth 5 feet, 1 inch - Without leaves
Our reference: 01393