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    stunning bespoke handmade burr walnut marquetry dining table & 10 chairs

    Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs
    • Antique Stunning Bespoke Handmade Burr Walnut Marquetry Dining Table & 10 Chairs

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    There is no mistaking the classic and sophisticated design of this exquisitebespoke handmadeburr walnut and marquetry dining set comprising an ovaldining table with the matching set of ten chairs.

     
    This table is made from French burr walnut which has a beautiful grain, and this has been embellished with an exquisite marquetry decoration of garlands, ribbons, urns and vases.It has been French polished to bring out the wonderful colour and highlight the fabulous marquetry decoration.
     
    The table has two leaves which can be added or removed as required to suit the occasion by a special winding mechanism. With both leaves removed the table is transformed into a six seat oval dining table. It is raised on four elegantly carved and inlaid legs that terminate in brass cap castors.
     
    The set of ten burr walnut and inlaid chairs compliment the table beautifully and comprises a pair of armchairs with eight side chairs. They are made from solid walnut with burr walnut marquetry decoration.
     
    The chairs have beautifully upholstered drop in seats which can be removed so that the cane seats below can be used in warm weather.
     
    Condition:
     
     
    This is a new bespoke handmade table and chair set.
     

    The making of a marquetry masterpiece
     
    The making of a bespoke marquetry dining table involves many phases - carried out with the highest level of attention to detail - by third generation master craftsmen in our workshop in Italy.
     
    First the design of the marquetry is drawn on paper.
     
    The paper is then glued on to a sheet of plywood and the veneers are attached to the underside with pins.
     
    There can be a maximum of 16 sheets of veneer. In this case, there are 8 for the burr walnut and 8 for the marquetry.
     
    With a fret cutter, using a very fine blade, the marquetry is cut out, using the burr walnut and various coloured veneers to compose the flowers. Today we use an electric fret cutter, although in the 18th and 19th centuries the cutters were operated by treadles.
     
    All of the cut out pieces of veneer are then placed on a large tray.
     
    They are then singed by being placed in hot sand in a red hot crucible. This singed effect gives different shades to the various veneers, depending on how deep and how long they are left in the hot sand.
     
    The various items of veneer are then inserted into the burr walnut one by one. After they are inserted, tape is placed over them to keep them in place. They are then turned over and a sheet of glued paper is placed over them all, after which the tape can be removed.
     
    The prepared solid mahogany table is then veneered with mahogany - twice on the under side, horizontally and vertically, and then once on the top side.
     
    The prepared marquetry and burr walnut sheet is then placed on top and the whole table top is placed into a hot press, which glues the sheet to the top.
     
    The backing paper can then be sanded off.
     
    The table top is then veneered 4 times to prevent the top from bowing or warping.
     
    Once the assembly is complete, the table is French polished by hand using natural products, resulting in a stunning bespoke masterpiece of marquetry.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 78 x Width 305 x Depth 121-Fully extended
     
    Height 78 x Width 185 x Depth 121-Closed
     
    Height 105 x Width 56 x Depth 53-Armchairs
     
    Height 105 x Width 48 x Depth 46-Chairs
     
    Height 53-Seat Height
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 10 foot x Depth 4 feet-Fully extended
     
    Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 6 feet, 1 inch x Depth 4 feet-Closed
     
    Height 3 foot, 5 inches x Width 1 foot, 10 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches-Armchairs
     
    Height 3 foot, 5 inches x Width 1 foot, 7 inches x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches-Chairs
     
    Height 1 foot, 9 inches-Seat Height
     

    Our reference: 00059a
    Burr Walnut refers to the swirling figure present in nearly all walnut when cut and polished, and especially in the wood taken from the base of the tree where it joins the roots. However the true burr is a rare growth on the tree where hundreds of tiny branches have started to grow. Burr walnut produces some of the most complex and beautiful figuring you can find.
     
    Marquetryis 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.

    Width (cm):
    305
    Height (cm):
    78
    Depth (cm):
    121
    Price: £9,500.00

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

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