Lot 1280 - 20 May 2015
May Antiques & Interiors Sale
A large Victorian pollard oak extending dining table, the circular radially veneered top with six additional circumference leaves, on an associated octagonal column with splayed base, 196cm diameter x 286cm diameter extended. Illustrated
Note: probably the best known type of extending patent circular dining table is the 'Capstan', invented and patented by Robert Jupe in 1835. Jupe had gone on to make and sell these tables with John Johnstone who subsequently went on to establish the firm of Johnstone Jeanes & Co at 67 Bond Street, London.
Provenance: Bramshill House Police Training College, Hampshire. For details about Bramshill House, please visit www.bellmans.co.uk and refer to our 'News' page.
Top with shrinkage split all the way across, minor knocks and scuffs all over. All leaves chipped notably to underside, lopers sticking, base is associated, minor veneer lifting, no clips, if you request more images, please specify what you would like.