Antique Sheraton Style 3 Tier Mahogany Dumbwaiter Tea Table
This outstanding antique Sheraton Style three-tier mahogany dumbwaiter is in a class of its own, and you will love the ...
moreThis outstanding antique Sheraton Style three-tier mahogany dumbwaiter is in a class of its own, and you will love the sophistication it adds to your décor.
Measures approx. 48" high x 23 1/4" diameter. Top tier 15.5" D, middle tier 19.5" D.
Treat yourself to this carefully crafted antique table that will look great in your home. It is unique in its structural integrity and its perfect functionality, exhibiting blending of creative style balanced with careful proportion and scale. Such incredible examples of handmade centennial work are highly sought after by collectors and savvy decorators looking for an exquisite, timeless quality piece to position in the heart of their home. This practical piece has a versatile use and will adapt easily to any interior décor.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make this beautiful table yours today!
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The dumbwaiter, a peculiarly British piece of furniture, was introduced in the 18th century to prevent servants from eavesdropping on the gossip, intrigue and scandal of their masters. The art of conversation was considered a great accomplishment in the Georgian period, and the romantic, political and business affairs of friends and acquaintances were all considered fair game for after-dinner gossip, sarcasm and wit.
The presence of servants tended to discourage this indulgence, and led, around 1720, to the introduction of a new piece of furniture, the dumbwaiter. This was basically a tripod table on castors with the central stem extended up through the table top to support one or two smaller, revolving trays.
The dumbwaiter was in just about universal use in British society by the end of the 18th century. Despite a short vogue in France and Germany, it remained essentially a British piece. Sometimes it was wheeled in at the end of the meal, piled high with sweetmeats, fruit and cheese, for the diners to help themselves; sometimes it sat by the table for all of an informal breakfast or supper, and held glasses, plates, cutlery and wine as well as food.
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Offered in very good vintage condition; minor signs of use consistent with the normal, residential employment it has seen. The quality and craftsmanship speak volumes. The pictures are of the actual item you are purchasing, so please look at them closely to confirm its genuine, original condition and outstanding appearance, as they are part of the description.
Comes from a clean, non-smoking, pet-free home.
This superb piece possesses all the impact and majesty you would hope for from the finest examples money can buy, and we have no doubt it will serve and delight its new owner for many years to come. less
- 23.25ʺW × 23.25ʺD × 48ʺH
- Condition Notes
- Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history Excellent - Minor wear consistent with age and history less
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