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Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century

Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
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  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
  • Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century
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Price: £4,750.00
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This is a beautiful antique early Victorian flame mahogany extending dining table, circa 1840 in date.

This amazing table can  sit twelve people in comfort, has been hand-crafted from solid mahogany which has a beautiful grain and is in really excellent condition.
 
It has three leaves which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion, they can be easily removed and stored away when not required.
 
The table is raised on four masterfully hand carved turned and fluted tapering legs that terminate in their original brass and porcelain cup castors.
 
Whatever the function of this gorgeous table, it will make a profound impression on your dinner guests and will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.
 
This stunning dining table will stand out in your dining or conference room and will definitely become a key piece in your furnishing collection.
 

Condition:

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

 

Dimensions in cm:

Height 74 x Width 304 x Depth 132 - fully extended

Height 74 x Width 139 x Depth 132 - with all leaves removed

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 10 feet x Depth 4 feet, 4 inches - fully extended

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 4 feet, 7 inches x Depth 4 feet, 4 inches - with all 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.


 

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).

Satinwood

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: 09277

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