The Sutherland table was named after the Duchess of Sutherland, Queen Victoria's 'Mistress of the Robes' and is a sought of cousin to the Pembroke table. It is characterised by a narrow central section supported on a trestle-like, cheval base with deep flaps either side.
Here we have a mid 19th century Victorian rosewood serpentine shaped Sutherland table. The table stands on two bulbous columns, each terminating in two cabriole supports with castors. These two columns are joined by a turned stretcher. Each side has a turned and slender pull-out gate action leg which terminates in an original castor and these support the serpentine shaped flaps.
The usefulness of such a table is immediately apparent; its narrowness in the folded position enables it to be tucked away in a small space, while the deep flaps provide a spacious top when opened out.
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