This is a fantastic quality antique oak English 17th Century two plank solid oak refectory dinging table.
• Item Oak Refectory Farmhouse Table
• Wood Solid dark Oak
• Circa 1660 – 1690
• Period Charles II
• Later Victorian thick top
• Provenance England, UK
• Two plank top – sign of good quality
• Cleated ends – a sign of good quality
• Original carved lunette frieze
• Turned support legs
• Oak central stretcher underneath the table
• Seats 8 – 10 people
• 6’ x 3’ Size – Useful wide table
• Solid in joint and very heavy
• Detachable top for easy transportation
• Superb quality
• Excellent colour / patination
This is a fantastic quality antique 17th Century Charles II two plank dark oak refectory farmhouse table, circa 1660 – 1690. The table top is constructed of two single oak planks finished with cleated ends and dowelled tenons (these features are a sign of good quality). The thick table top is probably a Victorian replacement. The table top features a very good colour / patination. The table base boasts a freeze with original lunette carvings to the front and two sides. Below the table, the turned legs are connected by a solid oak central stretcher with a dowelled frame. The base of the legs have been raised a little to accommodate the dimensions of present day persons. The table top is sufficiently wide to accommodate serving dishes in the centre of the table.
This item would compliment any home so don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Height 77cm or 2’ 6½”
Length 182cm or 6’
Depth 92.5cm or 3’ 0½”
Knee Height 62cm or 2’ 0½”
In very good condition commensurate with age. This table boasts an early base (Charles II) the detachable thick top is most likely a Victorian replacement. The base of the turned legs have been raised a little to accommodate the dimensions of present day persons. Nominal old use marks but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Free of active wood worm, solid in joint, very heavy and ready to use.