And that is even if you are focusing on only one aspect of this very diverse subject.When trying to identify antique furniture, dedicated antique hunters search for beautifully preserved pieces, armed with pins, magnifying glasses, spirit levels and all sorts of testing equipment.YOU ARE VIEWING A LOVELY FRENCH PROVINCIAL STYLE DINING TABLE. 0 the lot Cash on pick up from Bossley Park NSW Also have sideboard that matches in colour...selling this for 0 also. The vintage-style, gold-patterned padded cushions pop out for easy reupholstering. Before french polishing was an original South African Cape farmhouse kitchen table, so has lots of history. In the setting there is: 1 x Dining table that seats 6 6 x Dining chairs 1 x Coffee table 3 x Tiered side tables Selling as we have moved. Round Table 123cm in diameter Extends with one or two leafs - each leaf is 30cm One leaf has a fine split at centre Extended measures 183cm Solid oak with Barley twist legs and casters made of some type of stone Height of table is 76cm Originally the table extended by winding - parts of mechanism are missing but easily pulls apart and push DINING TABLES FRENCH DESIGN POLISHED 8 SEATER EXTENTION FRENCH TABLE 8 SEATER, RAW IN SOLID MAHOGANY TABLES, CHIPPENDALE EXTENTION AND FIXED TABLES, VICTORIAN EXTENTION AND FIXED TABLE ALL IN RAW MAHOGANY PRICED TO CLEAR ---CLEARNCE SALE FOR THE YEAR OPEN ALL WEEKEND 878 OLD NOTHERN RD GLENORIE LOTS OF CHAIRS TO SUIT ALL IN THE RAWAntique dining table, octagonal 90cm diameter, 5 chairs (4 recovered green to match decor...easily recovered by purchaser) Good condition for age! This pair of grand 'shell back' chairs would be perfect at the head of the table (like a carver) or kept as spares for when guests arrive.It can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood.Furniture can be made using a variety of woodworking joints which often reflect the local culture.Just as the innovators of the Renaissance in quattrocento Florence drew on aspects of Roman design such as arches, columns, capitals and rhythmic gadrooning seen on building dating from ancient times, their 19th century descendents continued to use these elements in furniture to evoke empire, strength, permanence and originality.
Archaeological research shows that from around 30,000 years ago, people began constructing and carving their own furniture, using wood, stone, and animal bones.In other words, more vintage furniture is acquired for its beauty and function rather than the profit potential of a piece.But whether you are looking for a piece of antique furniture for your home or looking for something to sell on; to become knowledgeable about identifying antique furniture takes research.Unlike so many tables dating from Italy in the 19th century, this one reveals no short-cuts or cheating - it is 100% solid walnut with no veneers.Costantino Fioratti, Helen, Il Mobile Italiano (Giunti Editore, Firenze-Milano, 2004); Rousseau, Francis, Le Grand Livre des Meubles (Copyright Studio, Paris, 1999); Wilk, Christopher, Western Furniture 1350 to the Present Day (Cross River Press, New York, 1996).