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George Oakley Pair Regency Library Tables Circa 1805.

Magnificent and Extremely Rare Matched Pair of English Regency Mahogany, Ebony and Gilt Bronze Mounted Rectangular LibraryTables in theTypical Fashion of George Oakley. 

There are a Number of Pointers Declaring these to be of Oakleys Workshop . Firstly the Choice of Dramatic Mahogany Timbers with a Wide Crossbanding of Ebony Inset From the Outer Perimeter Metal Finished Edges with his Reconisible Trademark Gilt Moulded and Chased Metal Cappings . Finally ,Oakley was the Leading Exponent in England of the Andre Charles Boulle Technique of Brass Inlaying , not Copying Exactly the French Master Ebonists Typically French Flamboyant Fashion - but Using the Roman and Egyptian Style with English Simplicity to Achieve his Rather Individual and Extraordinary Works.

Note.....A Design Favoured by Oakley was the caduceus , the Traditional Symbol of Hermes and Features Two Snakes Winding Ariund an Often Winged Staff . This such Design is used on this Pair of Tables to Great Effect.

 

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