• Item: Coffee Table
• Circa: 1870
• Period: 2nd Empire
• Wood: Solid oak
• Provenance: France
• Size: 4ft 2⅝” wide x 2ft 1⅝” deep
• “Green man” style carvings
• Boarded top with carved moulding
• Twin oak lined & hand dovetailed drawers
• Working locks and key
• Floral carved drawer fronts
• Barley twist legs
• Connecting barley twist central stretcher
• Elegant block carvings to stretchers
• Very sturdy
• Excellent quality
• Lovely original patination & colour
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• 14 day free UK returns policy
This is an attractive and good quality antique French provincial carved oak rectangular coffee table, circa 1870, in good condition. The top of the coffee table features stunning oak boards, finished with a carved moulded edge. Below, there are two working oak lined drawers, constructed with hand dovetail joints, which are ideal for storing magazine and smaller items. The drawers retain the original working locks (with key). The drawers and frame of the table is decorated with floral carvings and recessed moulded panels to the sides and rear. Below, the coffee table is raised on four strong barley twist legs, united by a central barley twist stretcher, terminating on block feet. This period coffee table is unique and quirky with stunning quality; it would be ideal in either a traditional or contemporary setting.
This item features a rich mid to dark brown oak 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 compliment any home, office or living room. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture!
This coffee table is in good condition. Adapted from a taller table some time ago, the table boasts its original polish; it has a fantastic colour and patination to the top. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges of the table, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There is no damage; ink or water stains to the top of the table. The two working drawers are in excellent working order; they feature the original carved fronts and closes flush to the frame. The drawers retain the original working locks (with key). Some old ink stains / marks visible inside the drawers (see photos). The table is well constructed, solid in joint (does not wobble) and is ready to use.
Height = 54.8cm or 21½” or 1ft 9½”
Width = 128.6cm or 50⅝” or 4ft 2⅝”
Depth = 65cm or 25⅝” or 2ft 1⅝”
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