A simply huge and truly magnificent 17ft Antique Grand Victorian Burr Walnut dining table. An exquisite and quite simply stunning Antique Victorian Burr Walnut Grand dining table with 2 add in table leaves. It's now being professionally French polished as you can see from the photos we've added.
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.
Its 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.
Its been finely constructed by English cabinet makers using all there skills to great effect with the extra leafs & table connecting with brass clips. And has stayed in the capital all its 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. 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. 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. You are most welcome to view this fine piece in person, from prior arrangement. Please inquire for more information. Although are prices we feel are very fair and competitive for such high quality Antique furniture. All sales & work carried out are subject to are full terms & conditions below. 1 Placing an order & French polishing, restoration work. Outside England, UK rest of the world prices do vary accordingly. We do try to dispatch are items as fast as we can, but the item must be to are very high standards before we send it. This may lead to a very small delay in dispatch of the piece if it requires any finishing touches before we dispatch it. But you shall be notified of any delay in advance. Although we try are utmost to make sure are items are sent out in the best possible condition we can send them. & with much previous correspondence that the customer is fully aware of what there purchasing & the current condition the items are in & with any imperfections highlighted. You are responsible for its care & well being. When carrying out work on site, either for a private client or Business. This contract shall be governed exclusively by the law of England & Wales. All disputes arising out of this contract shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales. Neither party shall be liable for any default due to act of God, war, strike or lock-out, industrial action, fire or any other event beyond the reasonable control of either party. The item "HUGE and Magnificent rare 14ft Burr Walnut dining table pro French polished" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "cmc-designs-uk" and is located in Ipswich. This item can be shipped worldwide.