Sussex Saleroom: 20th, 21st, Friday 22nd May 2015
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.