Draw-leaf table, anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625

Draw-leaf table, anonymous, c. 1600 - c. 1625

wood (plant material), h 84cm × l 170cm × w 83.5cm. More details

The two leaves under the tabletop can be pulled out, hence the name ‘draw-leaf table’. When these withdrawing leaves are fully extended, the top drops down between them. The table’s length is thus doubled. Draw-leaf tables were fixtures in the homes of affluent citizens during the 17th century. This is an exceptionally luxurious example, with carving on the baluster legs.

On display in room 2.5-03

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