A beautiful Japanned English Country House centre table. Great patina with crackled oxidation of paintwork. Fabulous detailing with scenes of life to table top with further decoration to pedestal and base. This highly decorative piece of furniture has deep mellow patina with years of use. Central canted pedestal column on shaped bun feet. This attractive piece of furniture has the country house look and can be used as a dining table or hallway table centre.
The word Japanning originated back in the 17th century. It was used to describe a lacquer finish which was created as a European imitation of the original Asian (mostly Oriental Chinese and Japanese) lacquer-work. Popular in Georgian homes Japanned work and Chinoiserie furniture became hugely popular with influences from the Orient.
80cm width x depth 80cm height 70cm under plinth height 63cm.
As a genuine antique there is wear and use commensurate with age. 21st century repairs to base and under pedestal. Some wooden products may have signs of historic woodworm. As a precaution we apply a clear triple action woodworm treatment that also kills wet rot, dry rot and woodworm. Please look at all the images carefully and ask any questions pre purchase as we do not unfortunately offer refunds due to the size and shipping costs of our antiques/items. All our items are available on line at Search & Rescued and other online stores.