Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables
Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables
Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables
Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables
Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables

Late 19th Century Hand-Painted Nest of 4 Tables

c. 1890 to c. 1900 England

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£1,795 gbp
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A superb quartetto nest of tables, lacquered and hand-painted with figural and landscape scenes to the tops, c. 1890

Excellent original untouched condition, a fair amount of patina to the top of the largest table and no signs of repairs; the smaller tables are intact.

Raised on turned legs and shaped feet, with beautiful Vernis Martin hand-painted decoration to the tops. The largest table is indistinctly signed by the artist.

Vernis Martin (‘vernis’ is French for varnish) is a remarkably lustrous and fine in texture lacquer substitute developed n the 18th century to decorate furniture, and later perfected by the French brothers Guillaume and Etienne-Simon Martin, hence the name Martin.

Literature:
For a related nest see Christie's catalogue 8 June 2016, Lot 376

The largest table measures:
Height: 27.5 inches / 70 cm
Width: 21.75 inches / 55 cm
Depth: 15.75 inches / 40 cm

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Excellent original untouched condition, a fair amount of patina to the top of the largest table and no signs of repairs; the smaller tables are intact.
For a related nest see Christie's catalogue 8 June 2016, Lot 376
Dimensions
Height 27.50 inch (69.85 cm)
Width 21.75 inch (55.24 cm)
Depth 15.75 inch (40.00 cm)
Medium
Lacquer
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