An absolutely fantastic antique English Victorian extending dining room table with 10 matching chairs, comprising 8 chairs and a pair of armchairs. The table has been masterfully crafted in beautiful solid flame mahogany throughout and the finish and attention to detail on display are truly breathtaking. A wind out mechanism allows one to extend the table to different lengths, the details of which are listed below. Transform the fine dining experience in your home with this dining table fit for a king. The matching Victorian style chairs are sold mahogany and feature an attractive drape back design and are upholstered in the finest damask fabric. 18th century furniture designer, Thomas Sheraton, once characterized mahogany as "best suited to furniture where strength is demanded as well as a wood that works up easily, has a beautiful figure and polishes so well that it is an ornament to any room in which it may be placed." Matching his words to his work, Sheraton designed much mahogany furniture. The qualities that impressed Sheraton are particularly evident in a distinctive pattern of wood called "flame mahogany." The flame figure in the wood is revealed by slicing through the face of the branch at the point where it joins another element of the tree The set comprises the following: Dining table, in solid flame mahogany with wind out mechanism and two leaves that can be added as required. A set of 10 beautiful solid mahogany chairs comprising 8 chairs and 2 armchairs upholstered in a fine damask fabric. Measurements: Table: 74 cm High x 295 cm Wide x 134 cm Deep when fully extended (the three leaves are 50 cm wide each and can be added as required ). It measures 74 x 148 x 134 cm when completely closed. Chairs: Chair 90 x 54 x 44 cm Armchair 90 x 50 x 44 cm Condition: The table is in perfect condition as it has been professionally restored and the chairs have just been polished and upholstered so this set is ready to grace your home.
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