Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique French Louis XV Revival Side Occasional Table c.This is a beautiful antique French Louis XV Revival ormolu mounted occasional table, circa 1860 in date, which will enhance any room in your house. The mahogany top is beautifully quarter veneered and crossbanded in kingwood, the attention to detail is superb. There is a useful oak lined drawer in the frieze. The table is raised on serpentine legs that terminate in ormolu sabots, and there is an open undertier. Condition: In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and French polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Height 70 x Width 39 x Depth 29. Height 27.6 x Width 15.4 x Depth 11.4. 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.
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. The mercury is driven off in a. Leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as'gilt bronze'. The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or.
In which a solution of. Is applied to a piece of. Or bronze, followed by the application of an. The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object. Take a tour of our London showrooms.Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left.
Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right. There is car parking available on site.
Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques. Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11.For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items. The item "Antique French Louis XV Revival Side Occasional Table c. 1870" is in sale since Thursday, March 2, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.