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English Papier Mache & Painted Tilt Tea Table

English Papier Mache & Painted Tilt Tea Table

1860's English oval and scalloped papier mache parcel gilt and polychrome lacquered tilt top tea table. The shaped tray centered by a polychrome floral and foliate motif surrounded by a gilt arabesque border. The top mounted to wood with a brass slide lock over two twist columns ending in square bases joined to a stretcher terminating in splat feet. A very special unique side table meant for enjoying tea. The table would become wall art when not in use as it was tilted against a wall so the beautiful artwork could be better seen. 
Tray: 24 1/2"H x 32"W
Tray on stand: tilt down 20"H, tilt up 33"H

SKU: 

693

Price: 

$2,650.00

Dimensions: 

20"H x 32"W