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What is a drop leaf dining table?

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A drop-leaf table is a type of table that has a fixed portion in the center and foldable portions on either side joined by hinges. These foldable portions can be dropped and closed to save space when the table is not in use. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage drop leaf dining tables.
1stDibs ExpertSeptember 28, 2021
Shop for round drop leaf tables on 1stDibs
Round Table Elm Top
Located in Vosselaar, BE
We made this drop-leaf table from a English 18th century elm top and remilled old French oak. The top has a beautiful grain and goes well with the charcoaled supports. The top has it...
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2010s Belgian Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables

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Elm

English Drop-Leaf Yew Wood Round Table
Located in New Orleans, LA
A lovely drop-leaf table made in England in this century using old craft techniques.
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21st Century and Contemporary English Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables

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Yew

Andrew J. Milne for Heal's Round Drop Leaf Table
Located in Hanover, MA
Vintage 1960s round double drop-leaf table top mounted on single slim tapered black enameled metal
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Vintage 1960s British Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables

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Steel

Dutch 18th century round Drop-Leaf Table or Demilune Console
Located in Troy, NY
Multi-functional occasional table with a bold, strong look, can be used as a round table or as a
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Antique Early 18th Century Dutch Baroque Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables

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Oak

19th Century Louis Philippe Mahogany Round Drop Leaf Table
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A rare, rich circular breakfast table or children's dining table in Cuban mahogany. Deep red luster, the thick top boards have a molded edge. The base composed of tapering legs with ...
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Antique 1810s French Louis Philippe Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables

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Mahogany

Half Round Horse Shoe Shape Drop Leaf Ends Serving Writing Library Gallery Table
By Gustav Stickley
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Half Round Horse Shoe Shape Drop Leaf Ends Serving Writing Library Gallery Table. Hand Forged Iron
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20th Century American Spanish Colonial Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron, Wrought Iron

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