Late 18th Century Mahogany Five Pedestal Dining Table with Four Additional Leaves. Well-figured and Highly Prized Single Board Tops on Tilt Top Mechanism. Beautifully hand-planed boards. Pillar pedestals each with four splayed legs and brass casters. Wonderful color and patina. Rarely are we able to acquire a provenanced piece of furniture that was in continuous usage for over 200 years in the same family. The Goddards of Providence, Rhode Island. This table remained in the Goddard Family home on Power Street, built by William Goddard in 1762. This table remained in this house (see photo) until we acquired it. Provenance: William Goddard, 1790 through family descent to present.
Height: 28.5 in (72.39 cm)
Width: 255 in (647.7 cm)
Depth: 59 in (149.86 cm)
Style: Georgian (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Mahogany
Place of Origin: England
Period: Late 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1790
Additions or alterations made to the original: Brackets put on underside of the four leaves for leveling. Repaired: Minor repairs to some pedestals. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.