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    antique louis revival marble & ormolu mounted occasional table 19th c

    Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Louis Revival Marble & Ormolu Mounted Occasional Table 19th C

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    This is a beautiful antique French LouisRevival circular centre table with ornate ormolu decoration , circa 1860 in date..

     

    The inset rouge marble top has a decorative ormolu border with a useful single drawer beneath it. The four stunning cabriole legs are joined by a quarter veneered undertier and terminate in ormolu feet.
     

    There is no mistaking the unique quality and elaborate design, which is certain to make it a talking point in your home and a fine embellishment to your reception room.
     

    Condition:
     
    In good condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 75 x Width 81 x Depth 81
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 5 inches x Width 2 foot, 8 inches x Depth 2 foot, 8 inches
     

    Our reference: 09907
    Ormolu(from French 'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-caratgoldin amercuryamalgamto an object ofbronze.The mercury is driven off in akilnleaving behind a gold-coloured veneerknown as'gilt bronze'.
     
    The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding orfire-gilding, in which a solution ofnitrate of mercuryis applied to a piece ofcopper,brass, or bronze, followed by the application of anamalgamof 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.
     
    No true ormolu was produced in France after around 1830 because legislation had outlawed the use of mercury. Therefore, other techniques were used instead but nothing surpasses the original mercury-firing ormolu method for sheer beauty and richness of colour.Electroplatingis the most common modern technique. Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used onsilver, to producesilver-gilt(also known asvermeil).

    Width (cm):
    81
    Height (cm):
    75
    Depth (cm):
    81
    Price: £1,250.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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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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    Regent Antiques Limited
    Manor Warehouse
    318 Green Lanes
    London
    Central London
    N4 1BX
    UNITED KINGDOM
    T: 02088099605
    E: info@regentantiques.com
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