An early French Vigneron Table
An early 19th century French circular tilt-top Vigneron (wine-maker's) solid oak table tilt-top, the timbers well-burnished and patinated over time. Note the lyre-shaped swivel mechanism that allows this tabletop to tilt. This type of table was designed to be easily transported and stowed away, and was primarily used for wine-tastings. Ample leg-room under the top. Area of Burgundy, circa 1840.
This piece is currently able to be viewed at Elliott Clarke Textiles showroom, 441 High St, Prahran VIC 3181.
Condition report: In excellent, unrestored condition.
Dimensions: Diameter 90 cm, height 71 cm.