White neoclassical dining table from the late 18th century. This drop leaf table is from northern Sweden and made around the year 1790. It has straight tapered legs with two leafs, one on each side. Each leaf in turn have two foldable legs frames for support. One drawer going all the way trough the middle section. Original paint from the 1790s. The paint is a light grey or white with some slightly darker tones. There are some marks and distress after almost 250 years of use which have also produced an authentic patina.
More internationally known as the neoclassical period, both neoclassical and gustavian refer to the same time period and the names are simply different between regions. The middle section of this table is 47 times 127 cm and each leaf is 69.5 cm wide making the total possible length 186 cm.
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