Large Neoclassical Expandable Dining Table, Solid Cherry, Chestnut, France circa 1820
A beautiful, straight-lined and large neoclassical expandable dining table in solid cherry wood and chestnut, from Bretagne, France about 1820.
This dining table features a bright solid cherry and chestnut wood inner panel filling on the extending plate. The plate pulls out from under the main plate, sliding on a felt, while the height stays the same. It makes the dining table 37.8 in (96 cm) longer and is quick and easy to be extended.
Furthermore, the dining table has one drawer on the frontside. Underneath, you can see the old hand-made pull-out mechanism in oak solid wood.
The dining table is in restored condition. Surface treated with fine matte wax polish.
Height: 32.7 in (83 cm), height under the apron to the floor is 25.9 in (66 cm)
Length: 76.3 in (194 cm) + 37.8 in (96 cm) = total length 114.2 in (290 cm), possible for approx. 12 people to sit, when expanded
Depth: 33.8 in (86 cm)