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A MID 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK REFECTORY TABLE. CIRCA 1650.

A MID 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK REFECTORY TABLE. CIRCA 1650.

THIS FINE MID 17TH CENTURY TABLE HAS A TOP HEWN FROM A SINGLE PLANK OF OAK 3" THICK. AN UNUSUAL FEATURE OF THIS TABLE IS THAT IT HAS TWO SALTING BOWLS SCOOPED OUT OF THE UNDERSIDE OF THE TOP (SEE IMAGE), THE TABLE WOULD HAVE BEEN USED ON ONE SIDE FOR DINING UPON THEN TURNED OVER TO WORK UPON. THE SIX LEGGED BASE HAS A LOVELY RICH PATINA WHICH ARE ALL UNITED BY STRETCHERS.

PROVENANCE- THE SPARLING AND CUNLIFFE FAMILIES, PETTON PARK, SHROPSHIRE.

9FT 4" LONG X 32.5" DEEP X 30" HIGH.

STOCK NO 1764.