Simulated Cinnabar Nest of Tables

Simulated Cinnabar Nest of Tables

Code: MB070

Dimensions:

H: 55cm (21.7")W: 55cm (21.7")D: 39cm (15.4")

£700.00 Approx $883.84, €817.76

Simulated Cinnabar Nest of 3 Tables

  • English circa 1920
  • Highly decorative
  • Sturdy, nice quality, with the age worn losses and patina appropriate for items of this age
  • Made from wood
  • Main colour is made up of Gesso Base with the Classical Cinnabar Red colour so typical of Chinoiserie items
  • Finely detailed gilding adds a defining outline
  • Heavily distressed mirrored tops
  • Decorative carving to the shaped moulded edges of all the tables
  • Ornately shaped and detailed carvings of figures and foliate designs to the sides
  • Beautifully carved scrolled feet with foliate/leaf designs and Chinese Meander or ‘Greek Key’ Patterns
  • Shaped metal stretcher bar to the back of the largest and middle table
  • Shaped wooden stretcher with carved foliate design to smallest table
  • All the tables are sturdy and sound
  • Some decorative paint/lacquer loss as would be expected due to wear and age of the items
  • W: 55cm (21.7")     H: 55cm (21.7")     D: 39cm (15.4")

These are a charming set of 3 Oriental style nesting tables with a paint/lacquer finish that is made up of a Gesso Base with the Classical Cinnabar Red colour so typical of Chinoiserie items and the finely detailed gilding adds a defining outline.  These are typical of items made in the Orient and exported to the European market.