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Antique Walnut Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C

Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique  Walnut  Porcelain Mounted Miniature Commode Jewellery Box 19th C | Ref. no. 09646 | Regent Antiques
Ref: 09646
Price: £1,250.00
This is a stunning French walnut, ormolu and porcelain mounted miniature commode / jewellery box, late 19th Century in date. T...

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This is a stunning French walnut, ormolu and porcelain mounted miniature commode / jewellery box, late 19th Century in date.

The shaped rectangular crossbanded top above three inverted breakfront full width drawers with ormolu mounted porcelain plaques painted with lovers, and raised on bracket feet.

It is a lovely and practical piece which can add a little bit of character to your stylish interior.

 

Condition:

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


Dimensions in cm:

Height 26 x Width 35 x Depth 21

Dimensions in inches:

Height 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 8 inches

Our reference: 09646

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.

Kingwood
is a classic furniture wood, almost exclusively used for inlays on very fine furniture. Occasionally it is used in the solid for small items and turned work, including parts of billiard cues, e.g., those made by John Parris. It is brownish-purple with many fine darker stripes and occasional irregular swirls. Occasionally it contains pale streaks of a similar colour to sapwood.

The wood is very dense and hard and can be brought to a spectacular finish. it turns well but due to its density and hardness can be difficult to work with hand tools. It also has a tendency to blunt the tools due to its abrasive properties.


Ormolu
(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze.The mercury is driven off in a kiln leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as 'gilt bronze'.

The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or fire-gilding, in which a solution of nitrate of mercury is applied to a piece of copperbrass, or bronze, followed by the application of an amalgam of gold and mercury. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 26 x Width 35 x Depth 21

Dimensions in inches:

Height 10 inches x Width 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 8 inches

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