Bespoke Flame Mahogany Crossbanded 10ft Regency Style Twin Pillar Dining Table
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This beautiful large mahogany dining table is in a twin-pillar Regency style with a flame mahogany finish. With its mirror-like finish, this is simply one of the most attractive and memorable dining tables you will ever see.
This large mahogany dining table can seat twelve people in comfort and features a mesmerising flame mahogany top with a crossbanded satinwood border. It has twin Regency triple leg splay bases that terminate in elegant brass cap castors. The table also has two leaves which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion.
The renowned 18th century furniture designer Thomas Sheraton once characterised 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." A man of his word, Sheraton worked extensively in mahogany. 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. This large mahogany dining table provides a stunning example of this technique.
There is no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of this quite breathtaking large mahogany dining table, which is certain to become a treasured addition to your furniture collection and a talking point for you and your dinner guests. The set of chairs shown in the photographs are not included in the price but are available if required.
This large mahogany dining table is in a superb condition as can be observed in the photos we have provided in our gallery. Please take a few moments to take a look at them and assure yourself of this.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 75 x Width 311 x Depth 124 - Extended
Height 75 x Width 198 x Depth 124 - With both leaves removed
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 10 feet, 2 inches x Depth 4 feet, 1 inch - Extended
Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 6 feet, 6 inches x Depth 4 feet, 1 inch - With both leaves removed
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.
Our reference: 08055p