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Robert Adam style round dining table
Robert Adam style round dining table
A round dining table inspired by an 18th Century Robert Adam style design, in mahogany and burl veneers with inset white speckled granite top.

£4,250

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Italian style grapevine centre table - Gold leaf
Italian style grapevine centre table - Gold leaf
An unusual centre table, hand carved in solid mahogany after an Italian original, circa 1800. A round black marble top is inset within a frieze of grapevine carving, supported by three dimensional grape vines w...

£3,860

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Italian style grapevine centre table - Silver leaf
Italian style grapevine centre table - Silver leaf
An unusual centre table, hand carved in solid mahogany after an Italian original, circa 1800. A round black marble top is inset within a frieze of grapevine carving, supported by three dimensional grape vines w...

£3,860

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Brass inlaid centre table with scroll brass feet
Brass inlaid centre table with scroll brass feet
A magnificent carved mahogany and elm burl veneered, brass inlaid centre table, the circular flowerhead carved edge top centred by brass floral inlay and crossbanded in rosewood with further elaborate brass scr...

£6,375

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Regency drum top center table
Regency drum top center table
A mahogany veneer and solid brass inlaid drum top centre table, the circular top inlaid with a band of scrolling leaves, the frieze fitted with a centre drawer, on a turned and tapering column with lapette carv...

£6,185

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mahogany mechanical round centre table
mahogany mechanical round centre table
A solid mahogany, rosewood crown and flame mahogany veneered mechanical centre table, the circular top with a finely cast brass gallery of repeating swags, above a brass moulding panelled frieze with four friez...

£5,345

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Fine rosewood octagonal centre table
Fine rosewood octagonal centre table
A fine rosewood and flame mahogany veneered octagonal centre table, the top with brass line inlay above a plain frieze, the boldly fluted column above a stepped quatrefoil base with quatrefoil brass inlaid ends...

£5,345

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Mahogany side table with brass putti cherub base
Mahogany side table with brass putti cherub base
A mahogany and verdigris brass circular center table with mahogany top on a verdigris brass base of three finely cast Bacchanalian putti or cupids on a fluted and leaf moulded platform base. The original French...

£4,120

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Oak Side or Lamp Table with Marquetry Inlay
Oak Side or Lamp Table with Marquetry Inlay
A pollard oak and mahogany crossbanded lamp table with exceptionally fine brass marquetry inlay. The circular top is banded in brass and line strung in crossbanded rosewood whilst the plain frieze has a bowed d...

£3,410

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Originally called a rent table which stood in the centre of the hall, and tenants of the estate would line up to pay their rent or conduct business with the Estates Manager.  The table would be of drum form with a pedestal base and spayed feet. 

The top would be either round or octagonal and made of sturdy oak or walnut. The perimeter of the table would have seven drawers, one for each day of the week and perhaps one to hold cash.

As the estate evolved from austere to grand, the center table evolved as well. The estate business moved to the manager?s office and the centre table became an object of beauty rather than one of practicality. Now the entry hall was designed to impress rather than to conduct business. The top furniture designers of the 18th Century, Chippendale for example, were creating important tables using exotic woods from the colonies and displaying luxurious items.

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