Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


Regency Amboyna Centre Table, attr. to E H Baldock

$ 55,146
  • Description
    Late Regency Amboyna centre table, attributed to the workshop of Edward Holmes Baldock.
    The circular top with a shaped apron set upon a solid triform base with powerful scroll feet, decorated with a central marquetry roundel of flowers and a butterfly in rosewood. stained boxwood, ebony, palm and ivory, within borders of scrolling acanthus. English c.1830

    Footnote: Edward Holmes Baldock (1777-1845) was a prominent London furniture dealer to the Royal Family. He was listed in the London trade directories of 1821 as ‘an antique furniture and ornamental furniture dealer’ and in 1826 as a buyer and seller of ‘china, cabinets, screens, bronzes’ to patrons including William IV and Queen Victoria.

    Provenance: With similarities to a centre table in the style of Baldock sold at Christie’s, 24th September 1987, lot 386. E.H. Baldock was fashionable London art dealer, furniture maker and restorer who traded from Hanway Street between 1805 and his retirement in 1843. See C. Gilbert ‘Furniture at Temple Newsam and Latheran Hall, 1978, Vol. II, no 395’.
    The form of this table may have been inspired by a design in Richard Bridgens ‘Furniture with Candelabra, 1838’, for a ‘Marquetrie Centre Table’.

    Ivory License Number: 52PWRERE
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Rosewood, boxwood, ebony, palm, ivory
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: c. 1830
    Styles / Movements: Regency, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 266581
  • Dimensions
    H. 29 in;
    H. 73.66 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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