This is a beautiful antique small pair of Adam Revival Satinwood and marquetry demilune console tables, late 19th Century in date.
Thehalf-round tops are beautifully framed with ebony inlay and cross-banding. Thefriezes featureinlaid marquetry bell garland decoration and arefitted with a central drawer to each. The drawers are fittted with the beautiful original Adams style brass handles. The tables are each raised on four square tapering legs terminating in ormolu feet.
There is no mistaking their unique quality and design, which is certain to make them a talking point in your home. As such, they are sure to take pride of place in your lounge or reception.
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 81 x Width 51 x Depth 30
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 8 inches x Width 1 foot, 8 inches x Depth 1 foot
Our reference: A1409
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.
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