antique Victorian tables

Origin

England

Dates

Circa 1890

Dimensions

H  29.50 inch (74.93 cm)   W  22.50 inch (57.15 cm)   D  11.50 inch (29.21 cm)  

Description

This pair of mahogany and satinwood demi-lune tables have freize drawers and square tapering legs joined with a solid stretcher. The inlaid decoration comprises classical urns and floral swags in a variety of contrasting woods with penwork detailsand kingwood banding.

Literature

The firm Edwards & Roberts was founded 1845, and had premises at 21 Wardour Street London. By 1892 they occupied more than a dozen buildings in Wardour Street, where they continued to trade until the end of the century. They became one of the leading London cabinet makers and retailers working in a variety of styles, both modern and revivalist. Their business also involved retailing, adapting and restoring the finest antique furniture and there are many examples of their earlier furniture with later embellishments bearing their stamp. Edwards & Roberts specialized in marquetry, inlay and ormolu.

Makers

EDWARDS & ROBERTS, CABINET MAKERS

Ref. No.

CW127

Condition

Good; with normal wear and tear expected for furniture of this age.

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