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    antique mahogany and satinwood inlaid serpentine card console table 19th c

    Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C
    • Antique Antique Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Serpentine Card Console Table 19th C

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    This is a superb antique George III revival serpentine card table, circa 1880 in date.

     
    This splendid card table is made of the finest quality mahogany and features a foldover top with beautiful satinwood inlaid marquetry decoration of columns of bluebells and a delightful half-moon starburst.
     
     
    The bowfront frieze is centred by a delightful urn and it is raised on four elegant square tapering legs terminating with sophisticatedspade feet.
     
     
    The interior is lined in green baize for playing cards.
     
     
    The quality and attention to detail throughout are second to none.
     

    Condition:
     
    In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 78 x Width 92 x Depth 46
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 3 foot x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches
     

    Our reference: 09827
    Satinwood
    is a hard and durable wood with asatinlikesheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially inmarquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the familyRutaceae(ruefamily). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood ofChloroxylonswietenia.
     
    The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes calledyellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
     
    It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the divisionMagnoliophyta, classMagnoliopsida, orderSapindales, familyRutaceae.
     
    Mahogany
    is probably one of the largest ‘families' of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species.
     
    Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view.
     
    Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect.
     
    Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like ‘Flame' Mahogany and ‘Fiddleback' Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).
     
    Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late1850's, this particular variety became all but extinct.

    Width (cm):
    92
    Height (cm):
    78
    Depth (cm):
    46
    Price: £2,300.00

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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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    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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