Description & Technical information

An outstanding quality early 19th century amboyna and brass inlayed centre table. The rectangular original chocolate coloured granite top with canted corners above a frieze richly inlayed with acanthus brass motif in the boulle manner and brass edging having finely chased ornate gold lacquered brass moulding on tapering faceted central support with stepped and moulded terminal on quattro form concave platform base, all finely inlayed with conforming brass motif terminating in finely chased gold lacquered scroll feet with concealed castors.

The use of expensive amboyna veneer, as well as the high quality boulle inlay, give this table an exuberant appearance.

Date:  1815
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Brass, .Amboyna
Dimensions: 74 x 65.5 x 139.5 cm (29¹/₈ x 25³/₄ x 54⁷/₈ inches)
Provenance: Private collection, Los Angeles.
Categories: Furniture