A Gillows Mahogany Extending Dining Table
Width: 54" 137cm
Length: 144" 366cm
The well figured top composed of two D shaped ends each housing the telescopic action that allows the table to be used at varying lengths. The table supported on ten turned tapering and reeded legs with brass castors to the bottom.
Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall by C. Gilbert, illustrates a similar table made by the renowned firm of Gillows of Lancaster.
Volume 2, page 378, fig 496