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A truly stunning quality and impressive mahogany late Victorian antique imperial extending dining table by the renowned furniture makers Gillows of Lancaster & London. The table stands on six square tapering fluted and moulded legs with original Copes patented stamped castors. The table has walnut telescopic extending running rails which seats four extra leaves when open and works as smoothly as the day it was made.

The table top has a moulded edge and is fitted with 10 brass table leaf locking forks which can be stored in the table rails. The table has one original and three contemporary replacement leaves with the wood being of the same high quality.

When closed the table is six foot long, when fully extended the table is fourteen foot.  Each additional leaf is 24 inches wide. When closed the table will seat six people and when extended will seat fourteen people comfortably.

The table is stamped under one of the end leaves:-

Gillows Lancaster

One of the rails has the serial number stamped into it:-

L27196 - This is a date period between 1880 - 1890

The table is also stamped with the cabinet makers name:-


Height - 75 cm (29 ½ inches)
Width  - 427 cm (168 inches) (fully extended)
Depth  - 130 (51 inches)

Circa - 1880 - 1890

Price £22,000

Gillows of Lancaster was founded in 1730 by Robert Gillow who was a cabinet maker from humble beginnings. He had direct access to exotic and top quality imported timber from the West Indies and created the finest quality furniture. In 1757 Robert went in to partnership with his son Richard who was an architect and a good businessmen with ambition who rebuilt the workshops and woodstores. In 1768 Robert I son Robert II joined the family business opening a shop in Oxford Street London. Gillows of Lancaster and London had a renowned reputation for their quality of work and helped furnish many aristocratic houses and are regarded as one of the best British furniture makers of all time.

Delivery is included in the price for mainland UK. If you are interested in purchasing and are outside the UK mainland or in the Scottish Highlands please get in touch first for a shipping quote. If you are an overseas buyer please contact us with your address so we can provide you with an accurate shipping quote and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Small goods will be delivered within a couple of working days which are provided with a tracking number. Large items are delivered by a trustworthy carrier and we aim to deliver within two weeks of purchase but please allow three weeks.

We accept returns within 14 days providing the customer pays for the return and the item is in the same condition we sold it in and it is packaged well.

All items are provided with an invoice stating item description, age and price.


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