The dining table is crafted in flame mahogany and features superb satinwood crossbanded decoration. Capable of seating fourteen people in Regal comfort it is an extraordinary metamorphic piece of furniture.
The table is raised on three "gun barrel" quadruple splay leg bases, all fitted with elegant lion's paw castors. It has two leaves which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion
The amazing craftsmanship that has gone into this elegant table is immediately obvious, with the table surface having a stunning crossbanded satinwood border with sycamore stringing. This enhances the lovely warm tones and grain of the flame mahogany ensuring they are shown off to perfection.
Being a metamorphic table means that it can be split and used in other ways. It can be used as one large 14ft table but can also be split into two other ways, see photos.
The first way splits it into two separate tables, each 74x125x123cm and each with a central base.
The second way into two tables, one 74x125x123cm with one central base, the other 74x218x123cm with twin bases.
The superb set of twelve William IV dining chairs, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster, are Circa 1820 in date.
The set comprising two open armchairs and ten single chairs, each with leaf carved top rail and cross section above upholstered drop-in seats and raised on fluted tapering legs. The seats have been reupholstered in a beautiful golden damask.
It is rare to find such a large, fabulous and comfortable set of chairs and they enhance tjis dining table beautifully.
There is no mistaking the fine craftsmanship of this handsome and versatile dining set which is certain to become a treasured addition to your furniture collection, and a talking point with guests at meal times.
In excellent condition the table having been beautifully cleaned, polioshed and waxed and the chairs polished and reupholstered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 74 x Width 413 x Depth 123 - Fully extended
Height 74 x Width 306 x Depth 123 - With both leaves removed
Height 87 x Width 53 x Depth 51 - Armchairs
Height 87 x Width 46 x Depth 44 - Side chairs
Height 53 - Seat Height
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 13 foot, 7 inches x Depth 4 foot - Fully extended
Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 10 foot x Depth 4 foot - With both leaves removed
Height 2 foot, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches - Armchairs
Height 2 foot, 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 6 inches x Depth 1 foot, 5 inches - Side chairs
Height 1 foot, 9 inches - Seat Height
Our reference: A1271a