The glow of 17th century oak makes this table perfect for any festive occasion. With a thick 2 plank top, it is solid and stable to use. The top lifts away from the base, making the table easier to move. The base has thick turned legs that are united with H stretchers. A table with wonderful age, great colour and immense charm. Circa 1640
Late 17th/early 18th century country oak gateleg table. With a fixed centre and 2 hinged folding leaves, it is a versatile piece of furniture. The rectangular top shows off the beauty of the antique oak, and is in superb condition. The table is sturdy and in original condition, with the exception of later Victorian knobs on the 2 drawers. It is a fine piece of antique vernacular country oak furniture. Circa 1700
Late 17th century Oak joined long dining table. A 2 plank top with cleated ends is located on the base with bearers, but is not fixed, making it easy to be moved. 6 turned legs supports the length of the table. The original long outside rails have been taken away, to allow for the use of chairs instead of benches, replaced with a central long rail for strength. A good antique oak period dining table, showing the scars of time but with the handsome solidity of 17th century oak furniture. Circa 1680
A fine mahogany centre table from the early 19th century Regency period. Made of the best quality mahogany, the top has 2 drop leaves and 2 concealed drawers. The carved pedestal base has 4 splayed legs that terminate in original brass acanthus leaf tips with casters, retaining some original gilding. With a superb undisturbed patina/surface that highlights the depth of colours in the top of the table, it would bring elegance to any situation, as a small dining table for 4, or as a centre or side table. Marking to the top is part of the history of this handsome original table.
18th century single compartment mahogany Cheese Coaster. This boat shaped piece of table treen was designed to hold a round of cheese and pushed up and down the dining table. A small degree of cracking to the bent wood of the interior is not unusual, but the general condition of this piece is excellent, with original brass casters. Circa 1780
Mid 19th century French dining table with the beauty and glow of cherrywood. The top, planked and finished with cleated ends, has a superb surface. At both ends of the table, curved hand holds withdraws extending leaves that almost doubles the size of the basic table. One extension clearly has been used for cutting/serving bread, with lovely wear. The leaves are a combination of chestnut and cherry and can be either partially or fully extended, maintaining good structural strength. Decorative turned legs softens the rectangular top, creating an attractive table that would fit old or contemporary decors.
Enjoy a socially distanced Christmas this year with this fabulous extending French Farmhhouse Table. The main table is made of cherrywood, glowing with warm honey tones. In this closed state, the table seats 6, and is 2 metres in length. However, by simply withdrawing either one or both ends, the table extends until it has doubled in length. The extending leaves are made of chestnut. This mid 19th century table is in exceptional condition, with a clean waxed surface, and will impart cheer to any festive occasion. Circa 1840
Antique Georgian Cheese Coaster. Designed to hold 2 rounds of cheese for a fine dining table, it is made of mahogany. The deep boat shape is finished with a wavy edge and turned handles. A great piece of table "Treen" in lovely condition. Circa 1800
A superb set of 6 giltwood dining chairs from the late 18th century. Reputed to have come from Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, via a Sotheby's sale in the second half of the 20th century, the chairs are in wonderful condition. The frames are carved in the Classical style with vine leaves, grapes, flowers, and friezes, all finished with gesso, gilding and paint. Even the back legs are carved and gilded, a sign of the finest quality. The sprung seats and backs are upholstered, and provide very comfortable seating. Despite their age, they are sturdy and firm, and have obviously had a very good life. Circa 1790
Antique Oak Refectory Table. A thick two plank top sits on a sturdy base, which has turned legs united by stretchers. The heavy top sits freely on the base, making the table easier to move. This very good 17th century dining table has a superb waxed surface. The marks on the top are an accumulation of centuries of use, and part of its character. The table provides seating for 8 or more. Circa 1680
Early 19th century French Cherrywood Dining Table. Tapered legs, a high frieze with shaped brackets, and a clean top with 5 planks that fit together closely, all make this an elegant table. it comfortably seats 6, but can seat 8. It has a good waxed surface and a deep honey colour. Circa 1820
Early 19th century French fruitwood Farmhouse Table. A superb table seating 8-10, it has a 2 plank top that is finished with edging strips. A single useful drawer is at one end, and a sliding concealed breadboard at the other end. The legs are elegantly tapered. Pegged construction throughout is typical of the period. The table is in fine original condition, with a deep golden colour. Circa 1830
Mid 19th century country dining table, seating 6. Beautifully made and in exceptional condition, it has a single drawer at one end and a bread board withdraws at the other end, usefully extending the table. The French cherrywood has dark honey tones with a superb waxed surface. The turned legs are a fine example of the turners artistry and help to make this small dining table rather special. Circa 1850
The beauty of cherrywood is captured in this mid 19th century French Farmhouse Dining Table. The plank top has cleated ends and is in superb condition. Square tapered legs are united by an attractive shaped apron. The table has clean delicate lines, and can seat 8.
Fine quality Georgian Mahogany 2-Pillar Mahogany Dining Table. The 2 turned pillars, supported on out swept legs that are inlaid with ebony, hold the large D-ends that form the table. Together they form a smaller table, becoming a larger table with one original centre leaf, seating 8/10. In good original condition, including the brass castors, this is a sturdy yet elegant table, the top with a superb colour and surface. Circa 1810
A good matched set of 8 wavy line ladder back dining chairs. Dating from the early 19th century, they are typical of the Lancashire region, made of ash with turned front legs and decorative front stretcher. The back uprights terminate in nipple finials. The rush seats have their wooden edge protecting strips. There are, inevitably with a matched set, slight variations, as these chairs were made over a few decades by different makers. Circa 1820
A late 18th century drop leaf table in solid yew wood. Unusually, it has only one leaf, so opened out it is almost square, and incredibly versatile: a side table, serving table, dining table, centre party table...In all modes, the wonderful nature of yew is exemplified, having a hard smooth surface and rich colour. Circa 1800
Late 17th century Oak Gateleg Table. Such tables were fundamental to the 17th/18th century home, providing a good size dining table that could be minimised with 2 folding leaves. This example is in great condition, fine turnings to the base and an excellent colour and surface throughout. Circa 1690
An unusually substantial late 18th century oak dining table. The thick 4 plank top sits on a base with sturdy square chamfered legs. The top is fortunately unattached to the base, making the table easier to move. Seating approximately 8-10, this is a table made for a banquet! Circa 1790
A good matched set of 6 early 19th century Spindle Back Chairs. The nipple topped turned back uprights are united by a shaped top rail. The seats are newly rushed. Each chair is in sound and firm condition, with a good surface and colour. Circa 1810
An exceptional early 19th century Oak Farmhouse Table. Of pegged construction, the base has 4 chamfered/shaped legs with simple H- stretchers giving strength to the table design. The heavy top has an unusual feature- instead of being fixed to the base, it is double sided and sits on the base. One side is a scrubbed surface (now lightly waxed), whilst the formal side has a rich polished surface. Circa 1800.
A good set of early 19th century spindle back chairs. Made from ash, with rushed seats, they are the classic country dining chair, with 2 rows of spindles to the back, nipple tops to the main uprights, and turned front legs. They have an exceptional surface and golden colour. Circa 1800.
A substantial mid 19th century oak refectory/farmhouse table. The 5cm thick top is made of 2 planks (held together by counter-sunk metal rods) and sits on a simple base of 4 large tapered legs. The top is not fixed to the base, as this would make the table too heavy to move. A wonderful light golden colour to the top picks out the warmth in the darker base. This table would seat 8 to 12 people. Circa 1850.