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Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C

Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
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  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
  • Vintage 6ft Diam Mahogany Jupe Dining Table, Leaf Cabinet & 8 Chairs Mid 20th C | Ref. no. A1087a | Regent Antiques
Ref: A1087a
Price: £8,500.00
This beautiful dining set comprises a Regency Revival Jupe style dining table mid 20th Century in date, with a matching set of...

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This beautiful dining set comprises a Regency Revival Jupe style dining table mid 20th Century in date, with a matching set of eight Vintage Swag Back dining chairs.

The table has a solid mahogany top with five peripheral leaves that can be added around the circumference. It is raised on a Cumberland design circular stretcher base with quadruped sabre legs, terminating in brass cappings and castors

You pull out some slides, see photos, from the sides of the table and fit the leaves on by sliding them onto the slides and securing them with brass clips.

With the leaves attached around the circumference the table is 183cm  in diameter and can seat eight people in comfort. With the leaves removed it is 127cm  in diameter and  can then seat six people.

It has an attractive matching mahogany green baize lined cabinet, with brass carrying handles, in which the leaves and clips are housed when not in use.

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.

The matching set of eight Vintage Regency Revival Swag Back dining chairs have been masterfully hand crafted in a beautiful solid flame mahogany with a very high standard of workmanship and an enviable finish which is sure to impress. They feature an attractive swag back design which has very skillfully hand carved decoration and they also feature 'drop in' style seats which are upholstered in the finest claret damask.

There is no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of this handsome set, which is certain to become a treasured addition to your furniture collection, and a talking point with guests at meal times.
 

Condition:

In excellent condition the table having been beautifully cleaned and polished and the chairs polished and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.


Dimensions in cm:

Height 74 x Width 127 x Depth 127 - With leaves removed

Height 74 x Width 183 x Depth 183 - Fully extended

Height 88 x Width 50 x Depth 55 - Chairs

Height 122 x Width 41 x Depth 48 - Leaf holder

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 4 feet, 2 inches x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - With leaves removed

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 6 feet, 0 inches x Depth 6 feet, 0 inches - Fully extended

Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches - Chairs

Height 4 feet, 0 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 7 inches - Leaf holder

Our reference: A1087a

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

 


Jupe Dining Table
In 1835 Robert Jupe was granted British Patent No. 6788 for an expanding table. The original Jupe expanding table includes a table top that is divided into a number of sections. Each section is connected to an underlying frame structure, such that when the table top is rotated, the sections move radially outward, increasing the effective size of the table top. Once the table top has been rotated to move the table top sections outward, leaves are inserted between the sections, so as to fill in the spaces created by the outward movement of the sections. Because the table top sections diverge and move radially outward from a central point, the Jupe table top retains its shape in its expanded configuration.

The Jupe table has now become one of the most valuable and sought after antiques. Original Jupe tables in good condition may sell for up to $350,000 at the time of writing. However, despite its popularity, the Jupe table has been very difficult to mass produce, because its workings are both extremely complex and entirely handcrafted.

For example, the frame structure that supports the table top sections in the Jupe table is comprised of many individual beam structures that are secured together to form the frame. Each of those beams must be individually made and assembled to exacting tolerances in order to ensure that the table top sections will move freely and mate in the center of the table top to form a substantially contiguous table surface in both the contracted and expanded configurations. The manufacture of such a structure is time-consuming and is not conducive to rapid production.

Other aspects of the Jupe table design also make the design difficult to implement. For example, in at least some of the existing examples of functioning Jupe tables, the pivot for the table top is a threaded rod that runs the entire length of the table pedestal. That is an extremely difficult and time-consuming configuration to replicate.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 74 x Width 127 x Depth 127 - With leaves removed

Height 74 x Width 183 x Depth 183 - Fully extended

Height 88 x Width 50 x Depth 55 - Chairs

Height 122 x Width 41 x Depth 48 - Leaf holder

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 4 feet, 2 inches x Depth 4 feet, 2 inches - With leaves removed

Height 2 feet, 5 inches x Width 6 feet, 0 inches x Depth 6 feet, 0 inches - Fully extended

Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches - Chairs

Height 4 feet, 0 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 7 inches - Leaf holder

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