This is a superb antique Victorian burr walnut inlaid and ormolu mounted credenza, circa 1860 in date
Oozing sophistication and charm, this credenza is the absolute epitome of Victorian high society. Its attention to detail and lavish decoration are certain to draw the eye wherever you choose to place it in your home.
The entire piece highlights the unique and truly exceptional pattern of the burr walnut grain extremely well.
This credenza is serpentine ended with elegant serpentine glazed doors on either side with a panelled door in the centre, which opens to reveal a velvet lined interior with a shelf and plenty of room to house your drinks, glasses, crockery, etc..
It has beautiful and intricate inlaid decoration on a walnut background.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 106 x Width 156 x Depth 45
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 feet, 6 inches x Width 5 feet, 1 inch x Depth 1 foot, 6 inches
refers to the swirling figure present in nearly all walnut when cut and polished, and especially in the wood taken from the base of the tree where it joins the roots. However the true burr is a rare growth on the tree where hundreds of tiny branches have started to grow. Burr walnut produces some of the most complex and beautiful figuring you can find.
Our reference: 08396
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