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Antique Pair Parquetry & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Tables C 1900

Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique Pair Parquetry  & Ormolu Mounted Occasional  Tables C 1900 | Ref. no. 08907 | Regent Antiques
Ref: 08907
Price: £3,500.00
This is a beautiful pair of antique French oval marquetry and ormolu mounted occasional tables, circa 1900 in date. The ele...

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This is a beautiful pair of antique French oval marquetry and ormolu mounted occasional tables, circa 1900 in date.

The elegant tables feature shaped rectangular tops inlaid with rectangular panels of putti and musical instruments flanked by panels of foliate sprays.

Each has a  useful  pull out slide and is raised on four elegant tapered cabriole legs with foliate cast mounts and sabots.

Condition:


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


Dimensions in cm:

Height 61 x Width 40 x Depth 36

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 0 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches

Our reference: 08907

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Marquetry
is decorative artistry where pieces of material (such as wood, mother of pearl, pewter, brass silver or shell) of different colours are inserted into surface wood veneer to form intricate patterns such as scrolls or flowers.

The technique of veneered marquetry had its inspiration in 16th century Florence. Marquetry elaborated upon Florentine techniques of inlaying solid marble slabs with designs formed of fitted marbles, jaspers and semi-precious stones. This work, called opere di commessi, has medieval parallels in Central Italian "Cosmati"-work of inlaid marble floors, altars and columns. The technique is known in English as pietra dura, for the "hardstones" used: onyx, jasper, cornelian, lapis lazuli and colored marbles. In Florence, the Chapel of the Medici at San Lorenzo is completely covered in a colored marble facing using this demanding jig-sawn technique.

Techniques of wood marquetry were developed in Antwerp and other Flemish centers of luxury cabinet-making during the early 16th century. The craft was imported full-blown to France after the mid-seventeenth century, to create furniture of unprecedented luxury being made at the royal manufactory of the Gobelins, charged with providing furnishings to decorate Versailles and the other royal residences of Louis XIV. Early masters of French marquetry were the Fleming Pierre Golle and his son-in-law, André-Charles Boulle, who founded a dynasty of royal and Parisian cabinet-makers (ébénistes) and gave his name to a technique of marquetry employing shell and brass with pewter in arabesque or intricately foliate designs.
  

Dimensions in cm:

Height 61 x Width 40 x Depth 36

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 0 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches

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