Antique Furniture/Low table

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Table
Table  

Table angle
Table angle  
This is a heavy table that I can tell (from underneath) has been altered/pieced - - note the strange cut in the middle, and that oak inlay was most certainly added.  Purchased approx 25 years ago.  Table is only approx 25" tall and deep, but about 65" long.  Curious possible origin (church?), and wood.

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large table
large table  
this was most likely a library desk, courtroom desk, refectory table, or a longer dining table altered into what you have.  not only was is lowered but it was shortened.

hard to be positive without personal inspection.

looks like it was made around 1880, originally.

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