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Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century

Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
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  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
  • Antique French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table 19th Century | Ref. no. A1625 | Regent Antiques
Ref: A1625
Price: £2,350.00
This is a beautiful antique French Gonçalo Alves and Marquetry Louis Revival bijouterie display table,  circa 1860 in date....
This is a beautiful antique French Gonçalo Alves and Marquetry Louis Revival bijouterie display table,  circa 1860 in date.

The display table features a bevelled glass top, glass sides and it's original gray velvet lining.
 
The brass hinges and the working lock, complete with original key, are of the highest quality. The inset bevelled glass is framed with trailing foliate and floral marquetry and stands on elegant tapering cabriole legs with ormolu mounts and feet.
 
Bijouterie tables were designed to store and display a collection of small valuable items, they are also called table vitrines, and display tables.
 
 
Condition:
 
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.


Dimensions in cm:

Height 74 x Width 80 x Depth 50

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 2 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches

Our reference: A1625

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

Gonçalo Alves is a hardwood (from the Portuguese name, Gonçalo Alves). It is sometimes referred to as tigerwood — a name that underscore the wood’s often dramatic, contrasting color scheme.

While the sapwood is very light in color, the heartwood is a sombre brown, with dark streaks that give it a unique look. The wood’s color deepens with exposure and age and even the plainer-looking wood has a natural luster. Two species are usually listed as sources for gonçalo alves: Astronium fraxinifolium and Astronium graveolens, although other species in the genus may yield similar wood; the amount of striping that is present may vary. 

In the high tropical forests of Central and South America, well-drained soils furnish nutrients for a variety of dense, durable hardwoods sought for maritime use, heavyconstruction, and furniture. The Spanish began harvesting in Latin American forests in the early 1500s to provide timber for boatbuilding and repair. By the early 1900s, however, steel ships had replaced wooden ones, and the interest in tropical forests by both Europeans and Americans shifted to appearance-grade woods for furniture.

Although history fails to provide us with a shopping list of species from either harvest period, it's probable that the wood we know today as goncalo alves has always been sought. That's because goncalo alves, considered one of the most beautiful of tropical woods, has a tough reputation, too. Strong and durable, it's used for construction in its homeland and secondarily for fine furniture. Woodworkers elsewhere treasure the wood for decorative items and veneer accents.
  

Dimensions in cm:

Height 74 x Width 80 x Depth 50

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 2 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches

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