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    antique edwardian triple drop flap occasional side table c.1900

    Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900
    • Antique Antique Edwardian Triple Drop Flap Occasional Side Table c.1900

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    This is a unique stylish antique Edwardian specimen woods inlaid triangular drop flap occasional table, circa 1900 in date.

     
    The drop flaps can be raised to form a shaped circular top or lowered as required to suit the occasion, the superb kingwood crossbanding frames superb inlaid specimen woods foliate and scrolling acanthus decoration.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 71 x Width 59 x Depth 59-closed
     
    Height 71 x Width 73 x Depth 73-open
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 4 inches x Width 1 foot, 11 inches x Depth 1 foot, 11 inches-closed
     
    Height 2 foot, 4 inches x Width 2 foot, 5 inches x Depth 2 foot, 5 inches-open
     

    Our reference: 08605
    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.

    Antiques.co.uk Ref: PNUQ2XAU9

    Width (cm):
    59
    Height (cm):
    71
    Depth (cm):
    59
    Price: £1,650.00

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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