Large French provincial
mid 19th Century Walnut and Oak extending dining table dating from c 1850.
The rectangular top with carved edge above a floral carved frieze. The
base with four turned legs, central turned spindles and uniting carved
stretchers. A total of six additional temporary stained pine leaves to
extend the table to a maximum 12 and a half feet. As was common,
provincial tables of this type were designed to extend to accommodate
extended family Sunday lunches where a table cloth would be placed over
the centre of the table over the temporary pine leaves. The table is in
good condition but has various minor marks, scratches, bumps etc
consistent with age and use.
Dimensions:182 cm wide ( closed) 381 cm fully extended, 116 cm deep, 76 cm high