• Item: Pembroke Table
• Wood: Solid Cuban mahogany
• Provenance: England, UK
• Period: Regency
• Circa 1820
• 2 drop leaf sides
• 2 working drawers
• Working locks & keys
• Original brass ring pull handles
• Original brass lion paw castors
• 4 swept & reeded legs
• Solid in joint
• Original polish
• Excellent colour / patination
• 14 day free UK returns policy
Here is an example of a superb quality and original Regency Cuban mahogany drop leaf Pembroke table, circa 1820. The table is constructed of top quality solid Cuban mahogany timber and boasts the original polish. During this period, England was imported top quality timber from its colonies and other countries. The table features two elegant reeded drop leaf tops to either side. The leaves can be raised to widen the table. The original wooden hinged arms underneath the tabletop support the drop leaves. There is a working drawer at both ends of the table. The drawers also feature the original brass ring pull lion mask handles. The drawers have been hand dovetailed and oak lined. They also feature a working lock and key. The table sits on a central ring turned pedestal, which is in turn supported by four reeded splayed legs, which terminate in the original brass lion paw feet and castors. This item retains the original polish and is completely original. This table will accommodate four people but when extended, will seat up to six people.
This style of table was possibly named after the Earl or Countess of Pembroke) and was defined as a portable item. Interestingly, it was often used for bedside meals. It was characteristic of Georgian, Neoclassical and Federal styles, including those of Chippendale, Sheraton and Hepplewhite. It was known as one of the most useful but fashionable shapes for an antique table of its age.
The item has a rich mahogany brown colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the conservatory, hallway, to the living room or bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This table is in good original condition. The top is free from any ink stains or watermarks. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, which is to be expected with an item of this age in original condition. The brass drawer handles and brass lion paw castors are original. The wooden leaf hinges are also original and are in good working order. The table retains its original polish, which is why it boasts a stunning patination. The table has an excellent colour / patination to the timber and has only been built up through the years of care and cleaning it has received. Each of the drawers features the original working lock and a key. The table is solid in joint (not lose or wobbly) and ready to use.
Height = 70.8cm or 2ft 3¾”
Width (leaves closed) = 49.5cm or 1ft 7½”
Width (leaves open) = 104cm or 3ft 5”
Depth = 91cm or 3ft
Knee Height = 58.5cm or 2ft 4¼”
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Ref. Pembroke Table 19