A small table with hinged flaps on either side which, when raised, increase the size of the table surface. The flaps may be supported by fly rails or a gateleg. The following are all variations of the dropside table: gateleg table, Pembroke table, sofa table, Sutherland table.
A Cuban mahogany George II drop side oval dining table, mid 18th century, the heavy table with colourful figuration to the bull nose top, timber hinges and raised on four tapering legs with pad feet. Height 71 cm. Length 123 cm. Width 109 cm
A Regency mahogany feather banded sofa table, the drop side top above two inset ring handled drawers with central satinwood inlay frieze on for Corinthian columns with ormolu caps and downswept legs, 92 width x 50.5 depth x 74.5 cm height
A George II/III country oak drop-side gate leg table, rule joints, oval when extended, plank pegged construction, matching turned supports, good old wear to the base rails, turned turnip type feet. Original drawer to one end. 31 x 147 x 75 cm
A Victorian drop side pedestal table, second half 19th century, the 'D' end table having a fine fiddle back figuration, the top with bullnose edging and pull out supports, raised on a knopped pedestal with four curvaceous carved legs with whorl fee
An early Victorian mahogany drop side table, mid 19th century, the rectangular table with drop sides supported by fly brackets, above a single drawer with a timber pull handle to one short side and a dummy drawer to the other, and raised on slender ring tu
A George III Cuban mahogany dropside table, late 18th century, in warm tonings the rectangular table with long drop sides, of typical gateleg construction and raised on slender legs terminating in pad feet. Height 70 cm. Extended length 135 cm. Width 43 cm
A Victorian mahogany, drop-side chess table, by James Burrey, Shrewsbury, the top inlaid with rosewood and satinwood chequer board squares, upon a turned pedestal and carved cabriole leg base, the table has two single drawers; one containing a makers label
A Jacobean style oak drop side table, early 20th century. in warm tonings, the oval table having barley twist legs and fold out stretcher based supports with square form bases and ball feet. Height 73 cm. Width 106 cm. Depth 79 cm
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