Rare Large Scale Kestner Table
I have shown the table open to show the
intricate work inside. When you close up the table, there are two hooks on the
back that latch and keep the table closed. You will also notice that a leg
supports the table in the center when the large leaf is inserted. This support
leg goes back into the large pedestal base when you close it. It is like
having a hidden leg! On the back of the table you can see it sticking through
a hold in the center. There is white banding around the bottom edge of the
table. The platform base is curved on four sides and rests on four blocks of
I have seen the large scale table like this one
without gold transfer work and only the smaller size with gold transfer work.
(any comments would be welcome) With the added leaf, this makes a great dining
room table! For display, I leave the table closed and place early dinner
plates and napkins rings with napkins on top. A glass compote of fruit sets
off the table beautifully!
Measurements: 3-5/8" h. x a diameter of 5-5/8"
(table is closed)
When leaf is added,
table is 8" long x 5-7/8" w.