This is a superb antique Victorian calamander and burr walnut inlaid credenza, circa 1850 in date.
Oozing sophistication and charm, this credenza is the absolute epitome of Victorian high society.
The entire piece highlights the unique and truly exceptional pattern of the calamander wood extremely well. It has burr walnut insets with fruitwood inlaid decoration and the most wonderful marquetry decoration with kingwood crossbanding which was the work of a Victorian master craftsman. This credenza has elegant serpentine open ends with a panelled door in the centre which opens to reveal a shelf and plenty of room to house your drinks, glasses, crockery, etc. The serpentine ends are mirror backed and the shelves have intricate ormolu galleries at the front.
It is smothered in fabulous ormolu mounts which give this cabinet the regal look. Its attention to detail and lavish decoration are certain to draw the eye wherever you choose to place it in your home.
In really excellent condition having been beautifully restored and the interior relined with a beautiful golden fabric,in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 107 x Width 206 x Depth 51
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 6 inches x Width 6 feet, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches
Our reference: 04181