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Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D-End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C

Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
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  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
  • Huge Bespoke Handmade 20 FT D End Mahogany Dining Table 21st C
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Price: £11,750.00
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This is a magnificent bespoke contemporary solid mahogany D-end dining table in the Victorian manner, which can seat twenty diners in comfort and is also ideal for use as a conference table.

We can make one like this  for you or make one to your  specifications.

This item will be made to order and the lead time is 6 to 8 weeks.

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

It stands on six elegantly carved and fluted legs that terminate in elegant brass cap castors, and the legs detach for ease of transport. 

It is a very impressive table which is sure to contribute to successful dinner parties.

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 79 x Width 600 x Depth 130 - Fully extended

Height 79 x Width 200 x Depth 130 - With all leaves removed

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 19 feet, 8 inches x Depth 4 feet, 3 inches - Fully extended

Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 6 feet, 7 inches x Depth 4 feet, 3 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.



Winding Mechanism for extending tables
A man by the name of Samuel Hawkins applied for a patent on a screw expander on June 6th, 1861. Presumably, Mr. Hawkins either died or retired because his business was taken over by a young machinist named Joseph Fitter  in 1864.
Joseph Fitter operated a machinist shop where he produced winding mechanisms for extending tables as well as screw expanders for piano stools and other applications at 210 Cheapside, Birmingham England by the name of Britannia Works.
 

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.

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