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Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers

Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
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  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
  • Fab Pair Burr Walnut Side Tables with Slides & Drawers
Ref:00951
Price: £1,750.00
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This is a wonderful pair of burr walnut side tables with drawers and slides from the last quarter of the 20th century.

They are made of beautiful burr walnut that has been crossbanded in plain walnut and they have elegant satinwood line inlaid decoration.

The drawer linings are made of oak and each has a pair of useful slides and a shelf below.

These stunning tables will instantly enhance the style of one special room in your home. They are very versatile and can be used as beside tables or as occasional tables and would be ideal at either end of your sofa.

 

Condition:

In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 65 x Width 61 x Depth 61

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 2 inches x Width 2 feet, 0 inches x Depth 2 feet, 0 inches

Walnut
The Walnut woods are probably the most recognisable and popular of all the exotic woods, having been used in furniture making for many centuries. Walnut veneer was highly priced and the cost would reflect the ‘fanciness’ of the veneer – the more decorative, then the more expensive and desirable.

Figured Walnut and Burr Walnut (often referred to as Burl Walnut) were considered as the most attractive varieties of Walnut. Burr Walnut veneer was taken from the specific part of the tree where ‘growths’ sprouting smaller branches and/ or roots would occur. As these ‘growth’ areas were limited in both occurrence and size, larger veneers were hard to source and often on bigger furniture (tables, desks, bureaus, cabinets etc), these veneers would have to be carefully joined by matching up the pieces or blending them together.

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 00951

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