Antique Edwardian Flame Mahogany & Inlaid Card Games Table c.1900

GBP 1,850.00

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Object Description

This is a fabulous antique Edwardian flame mahogany games table, circa 1900 in date.

It is made of beautiful mahogany that has elegant satinwood and ebonised crossbanding wuth an elegant central oval patera inlaid decoration. The hinged top opens to reveal a fabulous baize lined gaming interior for playing cards, above a useful pair of frieze drawers. The table is raised on elegant square tapering legs terminating in brass ceramic casters.

It is an elegant piece which will enhance a special room in your home.

In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 74 x Width 92 x Depth 46 – Closed
Height 72 x Width 92 x Depth 92 – Open

Dimensions in inches:
Height 29.1 x Width 36.2 x Depth 18.1 – Closed
Height 28.3 x Width 36.2 x Depth 36.2 – Open

is probably one of the largest ‘families’ of hardwood, having many different varieties within its own species.

Mahogany has been used for centuries in ship building, house building, furniture making etc and is the core structure of just about every 19th century vanity box, dressing case or jewellery box. It became more of a Victorian trend to dress Mahogany with these decorative veneers, such as Rosewood, Kingwood, Burr Walnut and Coromandel, so that the actual Mahogany was almost hidden from view.

Mahogany itself is a rich reddish brown wood that can range from being plain in appearance to something that is so vibrant, figured and almost three dimensional in effect.

Although Mahogany was most often used in its solid form, it also provided some beautifully figured varieties of veneer like ‘Flame’ Mahogany and ‘Fiddleback’ Mahogany (named after its preferred use in the manufacture of fine musical instruments).

Cuban Mahogany was so sought after, that by the late 1850′s, this particular variety became all but extinct.

Our reference: 09798

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