Versatile Irish George II mahogany oval drop leaf table

This mid-18th century drop leaf table is a true masterpiece of Irish furniture making. Crafted from heavy Cuban mahogany, this exquisite oval table stands on gracefully curved cabriole legs, ending in the distinctively fluted Irish pad foot. The table’s unique design makes it incredibly versatile, perfect for use as a center table, a dining table, or a side table, depending on the occasion.

The craftsmanship of this early 18th-century table is truly remarkable, with intricate attention to detail and high-quality materials. The use of Cuban mahogany, which was highly sought-after during this time, adds to the table’s value and beauty. With dimensions of 73 cm in height, 122 cm in width, and a fully extended length of 152 cm, this table is perfectly proportioned for any space.

What truly sets this oval drop-leaf table apart is its unique provenance. It has been in the possession of a private collection in County Mayo since its creation around 1740, adding to its historical significance and charm. The table is not only a beautiful piece of furniture, but also a testament to the skill and artistry of its creators.

Overall, this exceptional table is an exquisite example of early 18th-century Irish furniture, and its unique design and provenance make it a valuable addition to any collection. It is a true testament to the craftsmanship of its creators, and its beauty and versatility make it a perfect addition to any home or collection.

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An Irish George II mahogany oval drop leaf table

Stock Number: 22412

An oval drop-leaf Irish Cuban mahogany table, standing on gently cabriole legs terminating in the distinctive Irish fluted pad foot. Provenance Private Collection, County Mayo since new.

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Approximate Dimensions

  • Depth: 122 cm (48.03 inches)
  • Height: 73 cm (28.74 inches)
  • Width: 152 cm (59.84 inches)





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