Antique Exhibition Quality English Mahogany Marquetry Centre Table 19th C
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This is a fine exhibition quality English Victorian antique marquetry centre table attributed to the London master cabinet makers Edwards & Roberts, dating to around 1880. It is quite simply stunning and must be seen to be believed.
The circular antique marquetry centre table features the very highest quality satinwood crossbanding with fine marquetry circular panels depicting stunning classical figures representing the arts surrounded by Adam style urns and floral decoration in satinwood. It stands on a circular fluted stem with four floral inlaid splayed legs that terminate in square cup casters. The table top can be tilted through 90 degrees when required by using the brass catch on the underside.
The firm Edwards & Roberts was one of the best English antique furniture cabinet makers of the second half of the eighteenth century. Founded in 1845, the company grew to occupy more than a dozen buildings in Wardour Street, London, where they continued to trade until the end of the 19th century. Edwards & Roberts became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers, producing high quality furniture and working in a variety of styles, both modern and revivalist. The quality of timber used was always the best quality with fine burr walnuts, finely figured mahogany and lighter toned satinwood as they specialised in marquetry, inlay and ormolu, as exemplified by this Victorian English mahogany round table.
This superb antique marquetry centre table - which has the added advantage of being foldable to save space - is extremely versatile and will make an elegant addition to any room in your home. Its breathtaking beauty will surely provide a genuine talking point.
Condition of This Antique Marquetry Centre Table
This Victorian English mahogany round table is in an exceptional condition as can be observed in the photographs we have included in our gallery. Please take a couple of minutes to look at them and assure yourself of this.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 136 x Depth 136
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 4 feet, 5 inches x Depth 4 feet, 5 inches
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.
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