17ft Antique Grand Victorian Burr Walnut dining table. 1831-1901
An exquisite and quite simply stunning Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Grand dining table with 2 add in table leaves, professionally French polished.
Burr Walnut refers to the swirling figure present in nearly all walnut when cut and polished, and especially in the wood taken from the base of the tree where it joins the roots. However the true burr is a rare growth on the tree where hundreds of tiny branches have started to grow.
It’s a truly magnificent example of the classic Victorian period.
Where Walnut was favoured for the fashionable dining room, although dining tables were still generally in mahogany, with fluted legs.
The Victorians introduced Walnut dining tables that extended by means of a cranking action and a mechanism of interlocking bearers that did away with the need for excessive numbers of legs:
Most have 4 or 5 if very large.
It’s been finely constructed by English cabinet makers using all there skills to great effect with the extra leafs & table connecting with brass clips.
It is thought that this table was originally made in London between 1831-1901
And has stayed in the capital all it’s life until now.
This very attractive table will very comfortably seat up to 20 people plus, has you can see from a few of the photos & would make an excellent new addition.
The dimensions are as follows.
Length: Fully extended 17ft
Centre leafs measure 61.5cm each
Minimum and no leaves added is 119 inches, 302cm, 9.11ft
Width: 60 inches, 155 cm or 5ft
Height: 30 inches, 77 cm or 2.6ft
This Antique table is for sale at incredible bargain price with the French polishing alone that it will have done on it worth in excess of £3000.
It will be the fully finished article and would grace any home, shop, business or showroom.
Has we are effectively an internet company we do not carry the overheads of running a shop & the expenses that incurs.
There for we can offer extremely high end professionally hand French Polished fine Antique furniture at exceptionally competitive prices.
The photos we take always include outside photo shots, that are taken in natural daylight.
To give a genuine portrayal of colour and the condition of the furniture with no enhancement of any kind by computer software like photoshop etc!
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions on 07966366338 or direct email.
You are most welcome to view this fine piece in person, from prior arrangement.
The chairs in the photos which would match the table superbly when hand French Polished to match the colour of the Dining table are available to purchase with your choice of colour upholstery, although the upholstery already fitted is in very good condition.
These & other sets are available at special price if purchased with the table. Please inquire for more information.
We offer delivery to most parts of the UK from are friendly, professional, insured, safe & reliable couriers we use regularly for only £100
We can also ship worldwide at additional costs.
Although are prices we feel are very fair and competitive for such high quality Antique furniture. Reasonable offers are considered!
We accept all major credit and debit cards has payment, the preferred payment method is by Bank transfer or cash on collection though please. Although Cheques which must off cleared first, & Paypal are accepted.