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 Victorian Burr Walnut & Floral Marquetry Credenza c.
This is a superb antique Victorian. Inlaid credenza, circa 1860 in date. The entire piece highlights the unique and truly exceptional pattern of the book matched burr walnut veneers , and it has been enriched by the beautiful floral marquetry dec oration. This credenza is bow ended with elegant curved glass bow end doors on either side. It has a pair of panelled doors in the centre where each is decorated with ribbon tied leafy marquetry branches with walnut and burr walnut surrounds and framed by a pair of stunning carved columns.
Open to reveal an interior relined in stunning Royal Purple velvet, a central shelf and plenty of storage space for drinks, glasses and crockery. Its attention to detail and lavish decoration are certain to draw the eye wherever you choose to place it in your home. Condition: In excellent condition having been beautifully restored and the interior relined in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation. Height 106 x Width 178 x Depth 49. Height 41.7 x Width 70.1 x Depth 19.3.
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 produce some of the most complex and beautiful figuring you can find. Is 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.
The technique of veneered marquetry had its inspiration in 16th century. Marquetry elaborated upon Florentine techniques of inlaying solid marble slabs with designs formed of fitted marbles, jaspers and semi-precious stones.
This work, called opere di commessi, has medieval parallels in Central Italian. Work of inlaid marble floors, altars and columns. The technique is known in English as. Chapel of the Medici at San Lorenzo. Is completely covered in a colored marble facing using this demanding jig-sawn technique.Techniques of wood marquetry were developed in. And other Flemish centers of luxury. During the early 16th century. The craft was imported full-blown to France after the mid-seventeenth century, to create furniture of unprecedented luxury being made at the.
Royal manufactory of the Gobelins. Charged with providing furnishings to decorate.And the other royal residences of. Early masters of French marquetry were the Fleming. Who founded a dynasty of royal and Parisian cabinet-makers. And gave his name to a technique of marquetry employing shell and brass with pewter in. Take a tour of our London showrooms.
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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 Victorian Burr Walnut & Floral Marquetry Credenza c. 1860" is in sale since Thursday, October 26, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Sideboards\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "regentantiquesuk" and is located in London N4 1BX. This item can be shipped worldwide.