Antique French Table

Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table

Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table

Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table   Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table
Regent Antiques has been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental antique furniture, silver and porcelain. Our main markets are Europe and North America and we export worldwide. Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table. This is a beautiful antique French. Bijouterie display table in the Louis XV style, circa 1880 in date. The display table features a bevelled glass top and glass sides, it has. It's original pink velvet lining. The brass hinges, the working lock, complete with original key, are of the highest quality. The inset bevelled glass is framed with rocco style. Ormolu mounts in the form of. Acanthus leaves and it stands on elegant tapering. Cabriole legs with ormolu mounts and feet. Bijouterie tables were designed to store and display a collection of small valuable items, they are also called table vitrines, and display tables. Condition: In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Height 90 x Width 90 x Depth 61. Height 35.4 x Width 35.4 x Depth 24.0. Ormolu - (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. 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. Is the most common modern technique. Ormolu techniques are essentially the same as those used on.

Is a rich warm reddish brown wood that has a distinct grain with dark brown and black outlining. One variety of Rosewood can vary significantly from another even though it is of the same species. These Rosewoods, native of India, South East Asia and Brazil, were dense and awkward to work with.

It was renowned for quickly bluntening cutting tools and visibly darkening in colour when over prepared. The Brazilian species of Rosewood was by far the most beautifully figured and therefore it became the most sought after and rare. This was the wood of choice for the great box makers, David and Thomas Edwards who used it to veneer some of their finest pieces. 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 Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table" is in sale since Tuesday, July 26, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table   Antique French Rosewood & Ormolu Bijouterie Display Table