Ormolu

Or-moulu is ormolu, or translated "Ground or pounded gold". It is an 18th century English term for applying finely ground, high carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. The mercury is driven off in a kiln, leaving behind a gold veneer known as gilt bronze. Not allowed to do it any longer due to the dangers of mercury. So protect your gilt ormolu!

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Lovely French Fruitwood Inlaid Secretaire with a Sienna Marble Top from Burgett Langfield

A lovely French fruitwood inlaid Secretaire with boxwood inlay. It has its original sienna marble top. One drawer above a hinged leather covered drop - action front opening revealing four ...
Lovely French Fruitwood Inlaid Secretaire with a Sienna Marble Top from Burgett Langfield

£995

$1,308 €1,182

Beautiful Regency Rosewood Ink Stand from Thakeham Furniture ltd

Beautiful Regency rosewood ink stand, with decorative brass inlay, with pair of glass inkwells, a stamp box and ormolu carry handle. Raised on ball feet.
Beautiful Regency Rosewood Ink Stand from Thakeham Furniture ltd

£1,100

$1,446 €1,307

Large French Ormolu Chandelier c.1920 from Sussex Antiques and Interiors

A super French Ormolu Chandelier, made around the 1920s and in excellent original condition. Of course would need fitting/wiring by a qualified electrician.
Large French Ormolu Chandelier c.1920 from Sussex Antiques and Interiors

£900

$1,183 €1,069

Important 19th Century Antique Clock by Deniere À Paris in Original Mudesse Marbrier Case from Adam Charles Antiques

An important pendulum clock by Deniere, the superlative Paris clock maker of the c19th. A large figural bronze of a mother teaching a child sits atop a square of black Belgian ...
Important 19th Century Antique Clock by Deniere À Paris in Original Mudesse Marbrier Case from Adam Charles Antiques

£1,850

$2,431 €2,197

Miniature White Marble & Ormolu Mantel Clock c.1870 from James Ribbons Antiques

Just the prettiest little clock made from white marble with ormolu mounts standing on the four original ormolu feet with an ormolu decorated urn. Declared date of manufacture 1870
Miniature White Marble & Ormolu Mantel Clock c.1870 from James Ribbons Antiques

£695

$913 €825

Late 19th Century Mahogany & Ormolu French Mantle Clock from Charnwood Antiques

Late 19th Century Mahogany & Ormolu French Mantle Clock with eight day French movement striking the hour & half hour on a gong. The clock is mounted on a presentation ...
Late 19th Century Mahogany & Ormolu French Mantle Clock from Charnwood Antiques

£495

$651 €588

Antique Ormolu Brooch c.1830 from The Antique Seller

Antique Ormolu Brooch wonderfully detailed chiselled ormolu brooch presented as a period urn with floral display. It is possible that this decorative item may have been a feature mount from ...
Antique Ormolu Brooch c.1830 from The Antique Seller

£65

$85 €77

Set of Four French Empire Style Ormolu Wall Sconces from Burgett Langfield

A set of four French Empire style ormolu wall sconces with twin swan branches and decorative lyre detail. These wall sconces are in very good condition and lovely quality. They measure, ...
Set of Four French Empire Style Ormolu Wall Sconces from Burgett Langfield

£1,395

$1,833 €1,657

Ormolu 'Gold Finish on Brass' Coat or Hat Stand from Prior & Willis Antiques

Antique quality ormolu (gold finish on brass) coat or hat stand mid 20th Century. Solid and heavy, with no loose joints. Overall maximum dimensions: 68cm diameter base, 34cm diameter top and 165cm high. In ...
Ormolu 'Gold Finish on Brass' Coat or Hat Stand from Prior & Willis Antiques

£695

$913 €825

Ormolu 'Gold Finish on Brass' Coat or Hat Stand Mid 20th Century from Prior & Willis Antiques

Antique quality ormolu (gold finish on brass) coat or hat stand mid 20th Century. Solid and heavy, with no loose joints. Overall maximum dimensions: 56cm diameter base, 35cm diameter top and 178cm high. In ...
Ormolu 'Gold Finish on Brass' Coat or Hat Stand Mid 20th Century from Prior & Willis Antiques

£695

$913 €825

Fine Pair of Gilt Bronze Candlesticks by F. Barbedienne, Late 19th Century from Adam Charles Antiques

An uncommon pair of caryatid candlesticks. Made in France by F. Barbedienne, late c19th. Each stick, a child (or 'putto') holding a basket of fruit in the manner of a caryatid. Modelled in ...
Fine Pair of Gilt Bronze Candlesticks by F. Barbedienne, Late 19th Century from Adam Charles Antiques

£395

$519 €469

Pair of Large Vintage 8 Lamp Arm Brass Ormolu Chandeliers from Prior & Willis Antiques

Pair of large quality antique/vintage 8 lamp/arm ormolu brass chandeliers. This chandeliers have a patinated gold finish on brass and other metals. Around 50 years old, with a nice age and patina. This ...
Pair of Large Vintage 8 Lamp Arm Brass Ormolu Chandeliers from Prior & Willis Antiques

£1,295

$1,702 €1,538

Chandelier c.1880 from Carradale Farm Antiques Ltd

Offered for sale is this 19th Century antique cranberry glass bowl chandelier with 12 ormolu candle holders
Chandelier c.1880 from Carradale Farm Antiques Ltd

£1,450

$1,906 €1,722

Napoleon III Lyre Clock with Ormolu Hands c.1860 from Wick Antiques Ltd

A superb Napoleon III Lyre clock by 'Raingo Press, Paris' with an exquistely painted enamel face and finely cast ormolu hands in the shape of lyre. The movement stamped 'P.George, ...
Napoleon III Lyre Clock with Ormolu Hands c.1860 from Wick Antiques Ltd

£8,800

$11,565 €10,452

Antique French Louis XVI Style Marquetry Cabinets Bedside Tables from A & A French Interiors

A super pair of antique bedside cabinets made from tulipwood, mahogany and rosewood. Featuring a brass galleried top, over a frieze drawer, lower shelf and raised on elegant tapered legs. ...
Antique French Louis XVI Style Marquetry Cabinets Bedside Tables from A & A French Interiors

£675

$887 €802

Antique French Louis Style Bedroom Suite Armoire Kingsize Bed Frame Cabinet & Commode from A & A French Interiors

This is a fabulous Armoire, king size bed frame, nightstand and commode. This amazing set would have been given as a marriage gift over a hundred years ago! Fine craftsmanship and ...
Antique French Louis Style Bedroom Suite Armoire Kingsize Bed Frame Cabinet & Commode from A & A French Interiors

£2,795

$3,673 €3,320

Quality Burr Walnut & Ormolu Mounted Cabinet c.1860 from Town House Traders Ltd

Offered for sale is this lovely quality burr walnut peir cabinet veneered in burr walnut with walnut crossbanding, quality well cast ormolu mounts throughout. Inside lined in a cream silk ...
Quality Burr Walnut & Ormolu Mounted Cabinet c.1860 from Town House Traders Ltd

Vitrine Display Cabinet Ormolu Mounts Louis XVI Manner from Celia Rose Antiques

A superb Mahogany Display Vitrine in the Louis XVI Manner and dating to around 1900. Original Shaped glass side panels with ormolu applied borders. Marble Top with ormolu pierced gallery ...
Vitrine Display Cabinet Ormolu Mounts Louis XVI Manner from Celia Rose Antiques

£1,245

$1,636 €1,479

Fine French Parquetry & Ormolu Mount Bureau Plat from Graver Antiques and Interiors

This is a fine French parquetry and kingwood ormolu mounted antique bureau plat with leather top crossbanded in walnut. It has two drawers to the front with parquetry inlay and ...
Fine French Parquetry & Ormolu Mount Bureau Plat from Graver Antiques and Interiors

£3,650

$4,797 €4,335

Outstanding 19th Century French Porcelain Ormolu Sevres Garniture Mantle Clock Set from Artsonline

An Outstanding 19th Century french porcelain ormolu sevres garniture mantle clock set This is a truly Exceptionally charming timepiece, of French origin and made Circa 1870-1880. The 3 piece Garniture set is ...
Outstanding 19th Century French Porcelain Ormolu Sevres Garniture Mantle Clock Set from Artsonline

£1,490

$1,958 €1,770

Victorian Walnut & Ormolu Pier Cabinet from Rettendon Antiques

Victorian Walnut and Ormolu Pier cabinet in good condition having been recently polished by hand. The cabinet has a decorative plaque to the top and ormolu mounts to each corner, ...
Victorian Walnut & Ormolu Pier Cabinet from Rettendon Antiques

£495

$651 €588

Pair of Mid 20th Century Ormolu Wall Lights from Debenham Antiques Ltd

Pair of twin arm decorative wall lights. Oval mirror with bevelled edge, surrounded by beaded edging and swags. Shaped arms with light fitting coming out of and urn. Original faux candle ...
Pair of Mid 20th Century Ormolu Wall Lights from Debenham Antiques Ltd

£695

$913 €825

French Empire Ormolu Cartel Clock from Neville Platt Antiques

French Cartel or Wall Clock. Enamel 4 1/4 inch dial. Turned metal case with engine turned ormolu mounts. Above is a wreath supported by two swans. Lower half a ribbon garland of ...
French Empire Ormolu Cartel Clock from Neville Platt Antiques

£785

$1,032 €932

Napoleon III Ormolu Wall Lights c.1860 from Wick Antiques Ltd

Offered for sale are these pair of 19th Century Napoleon III antique two-branch ormolu wall lights, each composed of several intertwined scrolls.
Napoleon III Ormolu Wall Lights c.1860 from Wick Antiques Ltd

£2,650

$3,483 €3,147

Empire Bombe Commode - French Chest Drawers c.1920 from Canonbury Antiques

- Gorgeous antique French chest of drawers of bombe form - Three drawers so ample storage - White marble top is chip free and smooth - Bombe refers to the exaggerated form of ...
Empire Bombe Commode - French Chest Drawers c.1920 from Canonbury Antiques

£1,150

$1,511 €1,366

Antique Side Display Cabinet - Ormolu Sideboard c.1890 from Canonbury Antiques

- Gorgeous French antique sideboard in kingwood - Original ormolu mounts are a delight - Marble top is smooth and chip free - We date this to circa 1890 and it is of ...
Antique Side Display Cabinet - Ormolu Sideboard c.1890 from Canonbury Antiques

£2,850

$3,746 €3,385

Pair of Marble & Ormolu Urns c.1880 from Sussex Antiques and Interiors

A delightful pair of 19th Century Urns. Superb quality, Lovely red and cream marble and quality ormolu mounts. They are in perfect condition and highly decorative for the home.
Pair of Marble & Ormolu Urns c.1880 from Sussex Antiques and Interiors

£350

$460 €416

1 Large Louis XVI French Style Gilt Ormolu Boulle Mantle Clock from Cheshire Antiques Consultant

(Please note for UK Mainland only we will be using our specialist door to door courier who will unwrap the clock for you and set it up in your home, ...
1 Large Louis XVI French Style Gilt Ormolu Boulle Mantle Clock from Cheshire Antiques Consultant

£1,395

$1,833 €1,657

Pair of Mirrored, Ormolu & Crystal Wall Sconces from Georgian Antiques

Pair of mirrored, ormolu (gilded brass) and cut crystal wall sconces. The open rococo design backplate with musical instrument and medallion decorations are over bevelled edge mirrors. There are 3 ...
Pair of Mirrored, Ormolu & Crystal Wall Sconces from Georgian Antiques

£660

$867 €784

Miniature Portrait Ormolu Frame Madame Lamballa from Celia Rose Antiques

A very fine Hand Painted Miniature portrait of Madame Lamaballa 1749-1792. A close confidant of Marie Antoinette executed during the French Revolution. Signed to the lower right and set in ...
Miniature Portrait Ormolu Frame Madame Lamballa from Celia Rose Antiques

£245

$322 €291