Antique Furniture is one of the most fascinating sections of antique collecting.
Primarily because so many of us naturally do what’s most important when collecting antique furniture. Most antique furniture tends to be purchased by ordinary everyday people, rather than dedicated antique furniture collectors.
It was common for the dining table variety to be simple, based on a plank laid over sawhorses, since it would have been covered by opulent textiles conveying to visiting diners a sense of the owner's prosperity..
The designer of this table has taken the best of both worlds in a time when industrial manufacture of textiles made them cheaper and less symbolic of wealth than handcrafted furniture, on the upswing as objects of desire and symbols of wealth.
RESTS ON TWIN SHAPED PEDESTALS JOINED BY A STRETCHER. Made from teak wood and polished with high quality bees wax all peices are in great condition and the dining chairs have recently been reupholstered in durable grey fabric. Turned legs, mahogany table slats so it serves as a dining table too. The photo of bubble wrapped items are the legs, tops, etc. Antique vintage Jacobean Oak Extendable Dining Table 2 Carvers 4 Chairs - 1925 A beautiful piece of furniture to make a statement in any home. Two beautifully carved and detailed antique-style Chippendale claw-and-ball dining chairs.
This beautiful antique dining table seats up to 12 people or folds down to seat 6.
SITS 8-10 COMFORTABLY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH JUST A FEW NORMAL MINOR MARKS/SCUFFS WHICH CANNOT BE SEEN DUE TO TWelcome to our time tunnel of chinaware To see my other advertisements easily, just search on your area of interest and add the term JG1 to your search For example, to find more of our ceramics or pottery artworks, try searching on ART POTTERY JG1 Another of our pieces, we were immediately struck by the design and colouring of this piece - the photographs don't give it justice. Check out my other listings for a French provincial queen bed, matching side table, timber dining table and upright piano. Pick and choose style and quantity, mix or match at your own choice, .00 per piece.
Can have lot for 0 cash on pick up Victorian mahogany three leaf, twelve seat draw leaf extension dining table. Originally purchased approx 30 years ago for 00 (original antique store tag available). Age of the chairs is unknown, but they look to have been put together traditionally, using nails and straight-head screws underneath the base. Hei Beautiful antique (over 100 years) Cape Dutch Yellowwood dining table. Absolutely lovely piece but just too big for our current dining room.
Unlike so many tables dating from Italy in the 19th century, this one reveals no short-cuts or cheating - it is 100% solid walnut with no veneers.
Costantino Fioratti, Helen, Il Mobile Italiano (Giunti Editore, Firenze-Milano, 2004); Rousseau, Francis, Le Grand Livre des Meubles (Copyright Studio, Paris, 1999); Wilk, Christopher, Western Furniture 1350 to the Present Day (Cross River Press, New York, 1996).