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A late Victorian mahogany extending dining table

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A late Victorian mahogany extending dining table
with moulded rim and panelled friezes with separate D-end sections, on large lotus-carved tapering legs with brass cappings and castors, with fourteen additional leaves, inscribed in pencil on one of the D-end sections Table made by Jn. Philpot, Sept. 1890, Laverton & Co. and an additional indistinct name, the leaves housed in a pine cupboard, lacking one door -- 35ft. 6in. (10m. 8cm.) long approx., 60in. (153cm.) wide
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The table with its reeded and palm-wrapped legs relates to the patterns issued in William Smee and Sons, Designs for Furniture, 1850 (see E. Joy, British 19th Century Furniture Designs, Woodbridge, 1977. p.519.)
Walter Laverton & Co. are recorded as "Manchester Manufacturers" trading at 51 Bow Land, Cheapside in the 1890's
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