Regency Style Burr Walnut & Ormolu Library Centre Table
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A very nice example of a Regency Style Burr Walnut & Ormolu Library Table which we are delighted to be able to offer for sale in excellent condition.
As you can see from the images provided, this Regency library table would suit being placed in a variety of different locations including, of course, a small library or perhaps in your home study or your home office.
Please take particular note of the delightful writing surface which is finished beautifully with a sumptuous gold-tooled brown leather writing surface.
Although this Regency library table will look good in almost any setting and is sure to attract the attention of visitors and guests, it offers much more than just a beautiful writing surface – there is also more than adequate storage for your stationery and office goods which is provided by the four drawers which have all been lined in oak. Please also take note of the four dummy drawers which have been added to ensure visual balance and for decorative effect.
For further decoration and to further emphasis the quality of the finish to be found on this table, all of the drawers are fitted with impressive and attractive lion’s head handles which have been fashioned in brass.
The table top section is ably supported by a typical Regency Style centre base which provides sturdy support and is also very attractive to the eye. This aspect of the piece is reminiscent of the style of work produced by renowned cabinet maker George Bullock, a London and Liverpool based craftsman operating in the early 1800s. Of particular note is the central column standing on a shaped tripartite base. There being fitted three attractive and impressive (and substantial) lion’s paw style feet in ormolu.
In terms of size, this Regency style library table is of relatively modest proportions which makes it suitable for use in both home or commercial premises. The table is finished on all sides, all the way around and is therefore able to be placed anywhere in a room and still look good from any viewpoint.
More Information and To View
You are very welcome to email us or call us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this Regency style library table. We would also be delighted to arrange a viewing of this table at our North London warehouse, just email or call for an appointment quoting our reference as shown above so we know which Regency style table you are referring to.
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Shipping, Delivery and Return
This Regency library table requires careful packing and shipping. We can ship to any destination worldwide and will take care of the packing for you, but please do call or email for a quotation before purchasing the item so that we can fully discuss your requirements. We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge.
If you are not satisfied with the item we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this Regency style library table, unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return the item in its original packaging and condition.
You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 80 x Width 107 x Depth 107
Height 64 - Kneehole
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 3 feet, 6 inches x Depth 3 feet, 6 inches
Height 2 feet, 1 inch - Kneehole
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).
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: 05795w