Impressive Solid Mahogany Extending Dining Table – Mid 19th Century

Stock No. 996/2020/QSA


A superb quality mid-19th century solid mahogany extending DINING TABLE, unsigned but almost certainly by the famous cabinetmakers Gillows of Lancaster.

The well figured solid mahogany top with reeded edge is of superb colour and patina with two D-ends and three additional leaves (all good colour). Hidden under the solid top of each of the D-end bases, is a rectangular extending stretcher which bolts together with brass coaching screws forming a square with no leaves. The stretcher pulls out and extends to allow for one, two, or all three leaves fastened with brass clips (stored within the base stretcher).

Fully extended the table will comfortably seat 12, (14 at a push). Supported on 8 turned and fluted solid mahogany legs, terminating in original brass castors.


Length (max): 123 inches. Length (min): 54 inches. Width: 51.5 inches. Height: 28.5 inches.

Length (max): 312cm. Length (min): 137cm. Width: 131cm. Height: 72.5cm.

An impressive table – highly recommended.

Date: c.1830-50