Description & Technical information

An extremely fine quality mid 19th century octagonal amboyna centre table, richly inlaid in fruitwoods and boxwood, with a delicately drawn scrolled foliate border interspersed with mythical birds and mother-of-pearl inlaid trumpeting figures, the top centred with an ebony roundel with a spray of flowers surrounded by swags of harebells, the splayed tapering octagonal base inlaid with stylised anthemions with a foliate inlaid and ebony collar on a quatroform base with ebony panels with conforming sprays of flowers with striped boss roundels on similar bun feet.

Date:  1860
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Amboyna
Dimensions: 73 x 126 cm (28³/₄ x 49⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Furniture