Antique French Art Deco Malachite Occasional Table, circa 1920 in date.
The circular table features a decorative malachite top which sits on a siver / nickel plated base with a beaded frieze and classical column legs joined by a shaped stretcher.
There is no mistaking the unique quality and design, which is certain to make it a talking point in your home. As such, it is sure to take pride of place in your lounge or reception.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 67 x Width 60 x Depth 60
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 2 inches x Width 2 feet x Depth 2 feet
Malachite is an opaque, green banded mineral. It is believed to be a strong protector of children. It protects the wearer from accidents and protects travellers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships.
Malachite is always green, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Most malachite comes from Zaire, Chile and Australia.
Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewellery and ground it to use as eye shadow. It is used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. In the Middle Ages it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers.
Our reference: A1638