Mid-19th Century French Carved Elm and Leather Tilt-Top Wine Tasting Table
Serve your favorite Cab or Bordeaux in style on this antique wine tasting table! Crafted in the Burgundy region of France circa 1870, the table stands on a wedge form trestle base and rotating V shape stretcher, over arched feet; the top is dressed with a round brown leather surface decorated with embossed gilt motifs around the edge and embellished with an elegant embossed central floral medallion. For out of the way storage, fold the top in a vertical configuration. The tilt-top wine tasting table is in excellent condition commensurate with age and use, and adorns a rich walnut patina. This elegant “Table de Vigneron” would make a sophisticated, historically relevant addition to a wine cellar, or could be used in a corner of a room. Popular in the wine growing regions of France, this kind of table was used each year in all the wineries as connoisseurs tasted the new vintage. In traditional form, these wine tasting tables were covered with a plastic table cloths, and then cheese and wine were served. Measures: 31″ diameter 26.5″ height.
|Dimensions||31" W x 26.5" H|
Mid 19th Century