• Item: Oak Refectory / Dining Table & Chairs
• Wood: Solid oak
• Circa: 1980
• Provenance: England, UK
• Size: 8ft ½” long x 3ft 6⅛” deep
• Four-plank cleated solid oak top (2⅛” thick)
• Traditional mortise & tenon pegged construction
• Foliate lunette-carved frieze with scroll carved spandrels
• Substantial turned baluster legs
• Block feet
• Stretchers for additional strength
• Comfortably seats 8 people
• Solid in joint and very sturdy
• Excellent colour & grain configuration
• Excellent condition
• Stunning build quality
Dining Chairs Summary:
• Item: Dining chairs
• Circa: 1980
• Style: 17th Century
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Cabinetmaker: Taylor & Co
• Quantity: Eight (6 side chairs + 2 armchairs)
• Wood: Solid oak
• High back design
• Pierced shaped top rail & finials
• Central moulded back panel
• Shaped lower back rail
• Shaped down-swept arms
• Turned & block front legs
• Block rear legs with swept feet
• Original polish & patination
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Ideal for use in a dining room or boardroom
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Table – Description:
Here is a stunning quality English set of 17th Century style 8” solid oak farmhouse kitchen refectory / dining table, which seats 8 people, with exceptional build quality and stunning grain configuration, and 8 English 17th Century style oak Wainscot high back dining chairs, by Taylor & Co, circa 1980, in excellent condition. The table boasts a stunning four-plank solid oak top with cleated ends, which is 2⅛” thick. The table has been constructed in the traditional manner with mortise and tenon joints, and then pegged, with a straight foliate lunette carved frieze, with scroll carved spandrels, to all sides. The table is raised on substantial turned baluster legs, on block feet, which are united by a central stretcher along the length of the table, and a further stretcher on each end. The table top features a lovely colour & stunning grain configuration, having been polished in our workshops. The table comfortably seats 8 people. Benefitting from a central stretcher, it allows you to conveniently place kitchen chairs under the table, without any restrictions. The table is sufficiently tall enough to fit your legs underneath and is sufficiently wide to accommodate serving dishes in the centre of the table. The oak dining table has been solidly constructed and is of excellent quality – it is extremely heavy and matches perfectly with the set of chairs!
The table boasts a rich brown oak colour. This table would look superb in a variety of rooms from the kitchen to the dining room. This item would certainly grace any home. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Table – Condition Report:
This solid oak refectory dining table is in excellent condition, with exceptional build quality. The table has been polished, to a professional standard, in our workshops. Therefore, there are no scratches, cup marks or stains to the table top. Nominal old use marks to the top and leading edges of the frame, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The table is solid, with no breaks, damage or loose movements. The table top boasts a fantastic rich brown oak colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This table is extremely heavy, which is always a sign of good quality.
Height = 78cm or 30¾” or 2ft 6¾”
Length = 245cm or 96½” or 8ft ½”
Depth = 107cm or 42⅛” or 3ft 6⅛”
Knee Height = 62.2cm or 24½” or 2ft ½”
Dining Chairs – Description:
Here is a very good quality set of 8 English 17th Century style oak Wainscot high back dining chairs, by Taylor & Co, circa 1980, in excellent original condition. The set comprises six side chairs and two carver armchairs. The chairs are designed with attractive high backs, which incorporate a shaped pierced top rail, flanked by moulded side supports, which are decorated with finials. Below the top rail is a central moulded panel, with a further a shaped rail below. The armchairs boast shaped, scroll end down swept arms, raised on turned supports, connecting the back to the seat. The chairs feature a solid oak seat, which is comfortable to sit on. The chairs stand on turned and block front legs, with sabre legs, terminating on swept feet, to the rear. The legs are connected by double stretchers to the sides, with a single stretcher to the rear and a further turned stretcher to the front – all of which provide additional strength. The set of chairs boasts the original polish; therefore, they have a fantastic depth of colour and patination. The underside of the chairs features the Taylor & Co label. The chairs would be ideal for use in a dining room or boardroom.
The chairs feature a rich mid brown oak colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning they have received. This rich original colour cannot be re-created if the chairs have been re-polished.
These chairs would look would look good anywhere, from the kitchen to the dining room and are perfect around the 8ft oak dining table. They would certainly grace any home and are a great investment, as they are extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
Taylor & Co:
Taylor & Co of Folly Farm, Haywards Heath in West Sussex, were makers of traditional handmade English oak furniture. Trading until relatively recently, their products included such items as sideboards, dressers, cabinets, bedroom furniture, dining tables, chairs, mirrors and desks.
Dining Chairs – Condition Report:
These Wainscot dining chairs are in excellent original condition. This is a true set of chairs (they have not been matched together from other sets). Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the chairs, but nothing significant considering the age of them. There are no breaks to the backs, legs or stretchers. The chairs boast the original polish; therefore, they boast a fantastic patination and colour, which cannot be recreated if the chairs were re-polished. The chair frames and joints are all in good condition, solid in joint with no breaks and are ready to be used. These are well-constructed, good quality chairs – they are heavy to lift!
External Height = 112.5cm or 44¼” or 3ft 8¼”
External Width = 60.8cm or 24” or 2ft
External Depth = 67cm or 26⅜” or 2ft 2⅜”
Seat Height = 46.4cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”
Seat Width (between arms) = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Seat Width (whole of seat) = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Seat Depth = 45.4cm or 17⅞” or 1ft 5⅞”
Arm Height = 70.2cm or 27⅝” or 2ft 3⅝”
Back Height = 66cm or 26” or 2ft 2”
Side Chair Dimensions:
External Height = 112.3cm or 44¼” or 3ft 8¼”
External Width = 48.4cm or 19” or 1ft 7”
External Depth = 49.5cm or 19½” or 1ft 7½”
Seat Height = 46.3cm or 18¼” or 1ft 6¼”
Seat Width = 48cm or 18⅞” or 1ft 6⅞”
Seat Depth = 45.8cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Back Height = 66.4cm or 26⅛” or 2ft 2⅛”
Terms & Conditions:
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