Top, 2 ft. 6 ins. by 1 ft. 5 ins. Height, 2 ft. 6 ins. Date about 1680-90.
H. Clifford Smith, Esq.
kinds, intended rather as an occasional than as a dining-table. Fig. 172 is larger and more important, with spiral legs, finely lathe-twisted. It will be apprehended that the size of a table of this kind is limited, as, given a dimension of the central portion, the height of the top from the floor governs the size of the flaps. It is rare to find one of these Restoration gate-leg tables with a top larger than six feet by five, and even of these dimensions they are rare and valuable.
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