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What is a butterfly leaf in a dining table?

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What is a butterfly leaf in a dining table?
Dining room tables with butterfly leaves look like they have wings when they’re being opened, which is why they’re called butterflies. A butterfly leaf affords you more space at your dining table for additional house guests. Owing to geared slides, butterfly leaf tables should open easily.
1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
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Art Deco-Style Butterfly Leaf Dining Table by Skovby, Denmark 1970's
By Skovby Møbelfabrik A/S 1
Located in Norwalk, CT
This exquisite dining table embodies the elegance and functionality of Danish Art Deco design

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Located in Wilson, NC
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Located in Dublin 8, IE
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Located in Malibu, CA
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By H.T. Cushman Manufacturing Company, Herman de Vries
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Revitalize the spirit of '76 with these charmingly chic Colonial drop leaf side tables! Constructed

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19th Century Hepplewhite Drop-leaf Pembroke Side Table.
Located in Vero Beach, FL
drawer lifts on both sides with butterfly leaf brackets. A uniquely stylized square tabletop, it stands

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