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Regency Brass Inlaid Sofa Table In Kingwood


£6,850 | $9,121 USD | €7,761 EUR
Item Number: SA582909
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Moxhams Antiques
This antique has been viewed 10 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Regency standard-end brass inlaid sofa table in kingwood with fine ormolu mounts and ebony and boxwood inlay; 2 oak-lined drawers with boxwood cockbeading.
Kingwood is often used in small pieces for cross-banding and inlay but it is rare to find a large piece of furniture made almost almost entirely in this timber. I have just been reading up on it in Adam Bowett's new book, Woods in British Furniture-Making 1400-1900. The wood is native to northern South America and the tree is low and slender, producing logs 3-6ft long but only 4-8" in diameter.
This narrow diameter would explain why the top is made up of thin strips of kingwood.
Kingwood is certainly a lovely honey-coloured timber and this table still retains its original colour and patina and is very smart with the brass inlay, but I particularly like its long flaps which give the table its elegant long and shallow proportions.
c. 1825
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Regency.


Height = 73.5 cm (28.9")
Width = 152.5 cm (60.0")
Depth = 68.5 cm (27.0")

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