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Rare Regency Ceylonese Rosewood Marquetry Specimen Woods Centre Table in the Manner of Thomas Hope

Rare Regency Ceylonese Rosewood Marquetry Specimen Woods Centre Table in the Manner of Thomas Hope

Ceylon

circa 1830

The top has been made from nine specimen woods and cut at various degrees and/or sections of the tree. This offers different grains and patterns creating the desired effect. The base is made from Indian Rosewood with inlay of Amboyna (Burr) to the stretcher. Specimen woods used:- Pink Ivory, Olive, Padauk, Macassar Ebony, Indian Rosewood, Amboyna (Burr), Muhuhu, Panga Panga (Palm), Idigbo

Height 74.00cm (29.13 inches)

Width 89.00cm (35.04 inches)

Depth 66.00cm (25.98 inches)

Stock No: F236

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Condition

The some of the specimen woods have been relaid. Revived and re-waxed for the intended high gloss finish.

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