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    12 foot italian marquetry extending dining table

    You are viewing an exquisite Italian marquetry dining table in burr walnut that stands in at an impressive twelve feet long when fully extended. I hope the photographs do this stunning work of art some justice, it''s certainly more impressive in the flesh and would make a sumptuous addition to any home interiors scheme.
    It''s hard to know where to start when describing. The table has three leaves each measuring 24 inches long - so the great thing is you can use this in various different occassions. It''s perfect for large upscale dinner parties. You can even have it small with just the two ends together. The table extends by the handle which you turn, it''s really easy to use. Please see close up photo.
    The table has extensive marquetry work on all surfaces. This type of marquetry comes from the Amalfi coast of Italy where skilled artisans have passed the knowledge down through the generations. It''s really breathaking. The designs include urns, swags, garlands and other arabesques - each would have been hand cut from the softer fruitwood and then embedded into the main structure of the walnut. A timely process all done by hand. There is even inlay work on the octagonal legs and the sides of the tables. The legs are on castors so it is easy to move this around.
    The table is solid and sturdy - there are no scratches or dings to the finish. This is offered ready to use right away. This is palatial - fit for a King..and Queen.
    We appreciate it is quite an initial outlay but this is a great investment, it will serve you for generations hence making it a good investment. In a world where everything is mass produced it''s charming and reassuring to know there are still goods like this which are hand crafted pure quality. We have shown it with a set of matching chairs we also have available and can sell as a set - please email if you are interested.
    We bought this from a dealer on London''s Pimlico Road and will ship to anywhere in the world.
    Dimensions are in inches:
    Width x Depth x Height
    51 x 142 x 31
    3 leaves 24 inches

    Price: SOLD

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