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Antique 10 ft Flame Mahogany Extending Dining Table 19th Century

antique flame mahogany dining table | Ref. no. 09277 | Regent Antiques Sold
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We are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful early Victorian antique flame mahogany dining table which dates from around 1840.

This gorgeous antique flame mahogany dining table can comfortably seat twelve people and has three leaves which can be used to extend the table to suit any type of occasion. The leaves can easily added or removed and stored away.

This wonderful example of an antique flame mahogany dining table has been hand-crafted from solid mahogany which has a truly exquisite grain and it is really in an excellent condition. It has been raised on four turned and fluted tapering legs which have been masterfully hand-carved and each leg terminates in its original brass and porcelain cup castor. The colour of the wood is superb, a rich and warm hue that is not too dark.  

As can be seen from the photographs this antique flame mahogany dining table has a majesty and grandeur that will make a profound impression on dinner guests or on visitors to a conference room and is bound to attract attention wherever it is placed. As Thomas Sheraton, the world-renowned furniture designer and maker highlighted, mahogany has a beautiful figure that polishes up supremely well making an item of furniture crafted from it an ornament in any room in which it is placed.

At 132cm (4 feet, 4 inches) wide it provides plenty of room for the placing of full dinner settings and serving bowls as well as centrepieces. In a conference room there is ample space for not only papers but also the laptops of the meeting participants making sure that everyone not only has space but also privacy.

This gorgeous antique flame mahogany dining table is in excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in one of our workshops. You can see the fantastic condition of this piece for yourself in the gallery of photographs we have provided for your perusal.

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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

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