English Regency Table in the Manner of Thomas Parker
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English early 19th century occasional table with ormolu mounts in walnut, rosewood and ebony veneer. The rectangular top with quarter veneered center in walnut, banded in rosewood, the edges trimmed in acanthus molded bronze on center shaft, the flutes edged in gilt brass, standing on four legs in the Louis XIV manner. Again having gilt bronze mounts. Thomas Parker was established at 19 Air Street, Piccadilly from 1808-17 and then at 22 Warwick Street, Golden Square from 1817-27 and finally at 32 Warwick Street until 1830. The Prince Regent, (later George IV) favored the firm as Parker supplied the prince with a pair of caskets-on-stands for Carlton House. Thomas Parker is best known for his Boulle work, which enjoyed a revival in Regency England. . His furniture is mostly in the Regence or Louis XIV manner adapted to Regency design. Several tables made by Parker have similar or identical bases to the present table, although most of the tops identified are octagonal.
- circa 1815
- Walnut, Amboyna, Bronze, Ebony
Height 28.5 inches
Width 24 inches
Depth 15 inches