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kurt ostervig rosewood table

Impressive large French Louis XV revival oak dining table dating from about 1870.

Made from solid oak with acanthus leaf hand-carving on the frieze and cabriole legs. This is a very rare table as it was made as one piece 400 cm long x 138 cm wide, not with an extendable top which was the standard practice.

The prominent oak medullary rays give the table a beautiful grain pattern brought out by wax re-finishing; fully restored, solid structure.

The undulating frieze allows for plenty of leg room as do the gigantic Y stretchers and ornate central column, crafted to allow ample leg room regardless of seating position.

The table is believed to have come from a vineyard / chateau, evidenced by the dark "angel's share" staining (or tannins / red wine?) on the understructure.e...

Pair of early 20th century scroll arm garden chairs

italian leather lounge chairs 1970