A Victorian parcel-gilt electroplated renaissance revival centre table.

A Victorian parcel-gilt electroplated renaissance revival centre table.

Made by Elkington & Co.
Designed by Léonard Morel-Ladeuil circa 1870

A rare example of Léonard Morel-Ladeuil's "Dream Table" a contemporary source describes it: 'The subject of this design is intended to represent the dreams of three figures - a minstrel, a soldier, and a husbandman-who sleep at the base, they being under the influence of the goddess who floats over the centre, strewing poppies around."

Originally taking three years to complete & first exhibited at the International exhibition ...

Made by Elkington & Co.
Designed by Léonard Morel-Ladeuil circa 1870

A rare example of Léonard Morel-Ladeuil's "Dream Table" a contemporary source describes it: 'The subject of this design is intended to represent the dreams of three figures - a minstrel, a soldier, and a husbandman-who sleep at the base, they being under the influence of the goddess who floats over the centre, strewing poppies around."

Originally taking three years to complete & first exhibited at the International exhibition

of 1862, this parcel-gilt silver-plated electrotype copy of the original piece made by Elkington of Birmingham circa 1868 was likely made to order after the original was again exhibited in the Paris Exhibition of 1867.

A rare piece in excellent condition for its age & first illustrated in; "the art journal catalogue of 1862" The original masterpiece was presented by the town of Birmingham to HRH Alexandria, Princess of Wales in 1863. An Albumen print of the table serves as a record of the presentation in the Royal Colection Trust; Royal Collection Inventory number (RCIN) 2923334

Prices exclude custom clearance fees which will be charged directly to the client by your receiving courier, importer or government.
£38,500
Reference

10794

Dimensions

Height 105 cm / 3' 5 516"
Diameter 72 cm / 2' 4 516"