A Rare And Unusual Victorian Gilt-Bronze and Marquetry Metamorphic Table
DimensionsHeight: 82 cm (33 in)
Width: 105 cm (42 in)
Depth: 58.4 cm (23 in)
A Rare And Unusual Victorian Gilt-Bronze and Marquetry Metamorphic Table.
The serpentine shaped top with beautiful marquetry in precious woods depicting a flower-filled basket attended by song birds, within a bordered with strapwork flowerhead cartouches. The top lifts up by an ingenious weighted mechanism revealling two under tiers and converting into an etagere or tea table. The outswept legs joined by an ‘X’-shaped stretcher centred by an urn.
English, Circa 1850.