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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "A Very Unusual English Burr Oak and Vine Wood Side Table in the cottage orné or Swiss style"
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Circa 1840 – 1860
Size : 67 cm high , 53 cm dia. – 26½ ins high , 21 ins dia.
John Nash was the English pioneer of the cottage orné , the Royal Pavilion in Brighton being one of his masterworks . His interiors at the Swiss cottage at Cahir in Ireland contain many examples of this sort of furniture used as part of a romantic interpretation of a peasants cottage in a rural setting ; an example of the highpoint of the ‘picturesque’ movement .
|Height||67.00 cm||(26.38 inches)|
|Width||53.00 cm||(20.87 inches)|