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Vintage Stunning Kingwood Octagonal Display Cabinet Jardiniere 20th C

Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
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  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
  • Stunning Glass Kingwood Tall Octagonal Display Cabinet | Ref. no. 00259 | Regent Antiques
Ref: 00259
Price: £3,950.00
This is an exquisite octagonal Kingwood and ormolu mounted display cabinet., dating from the early 20th Century. There is no...

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This is an exquisite octagonal Kingwood and ormolu mounted display cabinet., dating from the early 20th Century.

There is no mistaking the sophisticated quality and design of this cabinet and it is sure to receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.

It is octagonal in shape, has  two  glass shelves and features a lift off lid which reveals a hidden jardinière giving the possibility of a wonderful floral display to compliment your most valuable collectables.

This tall display cabinet is elegantly veneered in the finest quality 'Bois de Roi,' commonly known as Kingwood and is adorned with superb ormolu mounts. 

Condition:

In really excellent condition having been cleaned and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.



Dimensions in cm:

Height 136 x Width 70 x Depth 70

Dimensions in inches:

Height 4 feet, 5 inches x Width 2 feet, 4 inches x Depth 2 feet, 4 inches

Our reference: 00259

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

Kingwood
is a classic furniture wood, almost exclusively used for inlays on very fine furniture. Occasionally it is used in the solid for small items and turned work, including parts of billiard cues, e.g., those made by John Parris. It is brownish-purple with many fine darker stripes and occasional irregular swirls. Occasionally it contains pale streaks of a similar colour to sapwood.

The wood is very dense and hard and can be brought to a spectacular finish. it turns well but due to its density and hardness can be difficult to work with hand tools. It also has a tendency to blunt the tools due to its abrasive properties.
 

Ormolu - (from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze.The mercury is driven off in a kiln leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as 'gilt bronze'.

The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or fire-gilding, in which a solution of nitrate of mercury is applied to a piece of copperbrass, or bronze, followed by the application of an amalgam of gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.

 

After around 1830 because legislation had outlawed the use of mercury other techniques were used instead. Electroplating is the most common modern technique. Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used on silver, to produce silver-gilt..

Dimensions in cm:

Height 136 x Width 70 x Depth 70

Dimensions in inches:

Height 4 feet, 5 inches x Width 2 feet, 4 inches x Depth 2 feet, 4 inches

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Returns will be processed within 1-2 business days of receipt.

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