An exhibition quality Victorian Period exotic woods & marquetry inlaid antique centre table in the style of E.H. Baldock. The octagonal top veneered in beautiful stained sycamore, with a kingwood border and exquisite foliate marquetry inlaid detail in a variety of exotic woods. With an ebonised moulded edge and a kingwood and tulipwood veneered shaped frieze. the top raised on a bombe shaped triform stem again with beautiful marquetry foliate inlaid detail and with cast ormolu masks. The table is very much in the style and manner of Edward Holmes Baldock, a leading early 19th Century furniture designer and cabinet maker. English in the French Style circa 1840-1850
Edward Holmes Baldock (1777-1845) is listed in London Trade Directories of the period in various capacities.He is known to have repaired, re-modelled and adapted furniture, often 18th century pieces, but he also designed furniture both in the 18th century style and in more contemporary styles. There is a strong connection between the manufacture of Baldock's marquetry pieces and the Blake family of inlayers.
Condition: This table is in stunning condition, re-polished in our workshops
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