This oak gate leg table was made in England sometime around 1920. Gate leg tables are quite flexible in their use and fit a wide range of needs. Use then with one leaf open, both, or neither. This flexibility allows a table to be stored to the side and pulled out as a card, or game table, as needed.
Classic gate leg table design
English cabinetmakers first began making gate leg tables in the Jacobean period, a fruitful time of innovation in English cabinetry. A type of drop leaf table, gate leg tables offer the beautiful qualities of all similar pieces–a surface area that can expand or retract, doubling in size or more, in just a few seconds. This particular table expands from 17.5″ wide to 48″ in width with a depth of 36″.
Oak wood is a fine wood choice. Strong, durable, and featuring a nice tight and straight grain this wood makes a very good choice for furniture.
This oak table in overall good condition. The top exhibits some finish wear and wear marks that indicate it has never been refinished. The patina and character it shows is an accumulation of years of life. Minor wear exists on the legs and feet consistent with age. All working parts move flawlessly.
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