Complete with the original working lock and key. In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, and with only minor signs of wear commensurate with age and use, please see photos for confirmation.Height 44 x Width 41 x Depth 20. Height 17.3 x Width 16.1 x Depth 7.9.
Kingwood is a classic furniture wood, almost exclusively used for inlays on very fine furniture. Occasionally it is used in the solid for small items and turned work, including parts of billiard cues, e. Those made by John Parris.It is brownish-purple with many fine darker stripes and occasional irregular swirls. Occasionally it contains pale streaks of a similar colour to sapwood. The wood is very dense and hard and can be brought to a spectacular finish. It turns well but due to its density and hardness can be difficult to work with hand tools. It also has a tendency to blunt the tools due to its abrasive properties.
(from French'or moulu', signifying ground or pounded gold) is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat. The mercury is driven off in a. Leaving behind a gold-coloured veneer known as'gilt bronze'. The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding or. In which a solution of.Is applied to a piece of. Or bronze, followed by the application of an.
The item was then exposed to extreme heat until the mercury burned off and the gold remained, adhered to the metal object. Take a tour of our London showrooms. Take Piccadilly line to Manor House station. Go to top of escalators and turn left.
Take exit 7 and walk straight on for 10 metres. Manor Warehouse is on the right.There is car parking available on site. Please make all cheques payable to Regent Antiques.
Bank details: Regent Antiques - BBVA - Account: 05701615 - Sort: 23-59-11. For the best value, we recommend offsetting this cost by purchasing multiple items.
The item "Antique French Kingwood Table Top Jewellery Collectors Cabinet C1840" is in sale since Wednesday, April 18, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques".
The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.