17th Century Charles II English Oak Refectory Table Circa 1660
A large and impressive Charles II six leg solid Oak refectory table England circa 1660, the thick and heavy well patinated quintuple boarded top above a frieze, carved with lunettes and a thumbnail moulding, raised on fluted cup and cover baluster columns supports with block feet, united by peripheral stretchers , wonderful colour and patination, this table breaks downs down enabling easy transportation and installation.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland, and Ireland. He was king of Scotland from 1649 until his deposition in 1651, and king of England, Scotland and Ireland from the 1660 Restoration of the monarchy until his death in 1685.
Restoration of the monarchy in England in 1660. It marked the return of Charles II as king (1660–85) following the period of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth. The bishops were restored to Parliament, which established a strict Anglican orthodoxy.
Condition report: The four plank top with age related wear, marks and historical repairs, the top is extremely heavy and will require four strong people to move in to place, the base is peg jointed and breaks down in a number of sections allowing easy entry into a home, one of the column legs has a small section of carving missing, there is no sign of past or present woodworm and the table has a wonderful rich aged patina.
Length 193” inch / 491cm (16ft)
Depth 39” inch / 100cm
Height 29.53” inch / 75cm