early c19th regency mahogany dining table in the manner of gillows of lancaster

Early C19th Regency mahogany dining table in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster.


Price

£7,800
| $10,386 USD | €8,838 EUR


Item Ref

MLTH 163

Description

Early C19th Regency mahogany dining table in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster. Highly practical and adaptable drop-leaf centre dining table of 3 sections raised upon 12 finely-turned and shaped legs. The twin D-ends raised upon original brass socket castors. The drop-leaf centre section with double gate-action to each leaf which provides a stable platform when open to secure to the D-ends with the original brass sockets and forks.
Highly-quality manufacture throughout with cock-beaded rule joints between all the elements to achieve an excellent fit when clipped together. The design and grade of timber offering a strong attribution to the workshops of Gillows of Lancaster , although not signed.
A good practical dining table with a completely flat top when fully extended. Could be used in a variety of forms to suit different occasions and functions. Adapting as 2 side tables and a drop-leaf supper table when not required in full form.
Comfortable 10-seater dining table when fully-extended. The turned legs being inset to the frame to aid comfort of seating and the shallow frieze offering good leg-room.
All original throughout . Variations to colour through exposure to sun-light , the slightly darker drop-leaves having been less used , however it has the original surface and has achieved a pleasing lightly-faded mellow patina.
Some marks and old scratches to polish and surface commensurate with age and use , but crucially retaining its original 'skin' and polished surface.
W 48"
L (full) 100"
L (leaves down)64"
H 29"
Depth of frieze inc.top 4.5"
England c.1820
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLTH 163


Dimensions

Height = 73.6601 cm (29")
Width = 254.0005 cm (100")
Depth = 121.9202 cm (48")



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