This is a superb quality large antique French serpentine marquetry console table by the world renowned retailer Edwards & Roberts, circa 1860 in date.
This splendid serpentine side table is made of the finest quality goncalo alves and kingwood and the top features floral marquetry with a moulded ormolu border, and the conforming floral marquetry frieze with central lock plate and two drawers, and raised on cabriole legs with ormolu mounts.
Stamped to a drawer with the name of the renowned Victorian retailer and cabinet maker Edwards & Roberts.
The quality and attention to detail throughout are second to none.
Complete with working locks and original key.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 79 x Width 150 x Depth 65
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 4 foot, 11 inches x Depth 2 foot, 2 inches
Our reference: A1690
Edwards & Roberts
The firm Edwards & Roberts was one of the best English antique furniture cabinet makers of the second half of the nineteenth century. The company was founded in 1845 and by 1854 was trading as ‘Edwards & Roberts', 21 Wardour Street, Antique and Modern Cabinet Makers and Importers of Ancient Furniture'. By 1892 they occupied more than a dozen buildings in Wardour Street, where they continued to trade until the end of the century.
They 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. Their business also involved retailing, adapting and restoring the finest antique furniture and there are many examples of their earlier furniture with later embellishments bearing their stamp.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.
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