• Item: Drinks tray
• Circa: 1900
• Period: Edwardian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Woods: Mahogany, satinwood, olivewood, walnut
• Oval shape
• Mahogany gallery
• Original brass carrying handles
• Central sunburst motif
• Stunning and profuse inlaid marquetry
• Completely original
• Exceptional quality
• Excellent original condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
This is a superb quality antique English Edwardian mahogany oval drinks tray, incorporating profuse walnut, satinwood and olivewood marquetry inlay, circa 1900, in good original condition. The tray boasts a central sunburst motif inlay, encircled by further marquetry inlay depicting flowers and stems, incorporating satinwood, olivewood and walnut wood. The quality of craftsmanship and marquetry inlay with which this scene has been created is outstanding and rarely seen. To the perimeter of the tray is a mahogany single piece banded gallery. The tray retains the original shaped brass carrying handles. The level of detail and craftsmanship displayed in this piece is exceptional, and the quality far surpasses similar trays on the market today.
The tray features a rich mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This is a very beautiful item with quality construction and is original throughout. It is rare to see one in such good condition.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway to living or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home or office and would be a great investment, as itis extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own such a lovely piece.
Height = 6.9cm or 2¾”
Width = 65.8cm or 25⅞” or 2ft 1⅞”
Depth = 45.2cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
This item is in good original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and brass carrying handles, but nothing significant considering the age of the item, and years of use. Importantly, the marquetry inlay is all original, complete and intact. There are no splits to the tray top either. The handles are also original. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. The level of detail and craftsmanship displayed in this piece is exceptional, and the quality far surpasses similar trays on the market today. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Drinks Tray 7