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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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

$1,934 €1,732

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

$643 €575

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

$902 €808

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

$1,019 €912

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

$3,440 €3,080

Edwardian Period Birds Eye Maple Coffee Table from Sturmans Antiques Ltd

This is a top quality Edwardian period birdseye maple coffee table. Shaped top with cross banded edge and inset flower fruit wood inlay to the centre. Gilt ormolu mounts to ...
Edwardian Period Birds Eye Maple Coffee Table from Sturmans Antiques Ltd

£695

$902 €808

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

$1,493 €1,336

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

$3,700 €3,312

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

$454 €407

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

$1,811 €1,621

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

$857 €767

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

$318 €285

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

$643 €575

Antique Large Quality Early 20th Century Brass Ormolu Overmantle Wall Mirror from Prior & Willis Antiques

Antique large quality early 20th Century brass ormolu overmantle wall mirror. A large statement piece, with a very rare design. A charming mirror, that is full of age and character. The ...
Antique Large Quality Early 20th Century Brass Ormolu Overmantle Wall Mirror from Prior & Willis Antiques

£1,495

$1,941 €1,737

Glass & Ormolu Vase by the Barbedienne Foundry from Wick Antiques Ltd

A glass and ormolu vase by the Barbedienne foundry, the flared glass beaker decorated with bands of acid etched stylized floral motifs and lanceolate leaves, the bronze holder with a ...
Glass & Ormolu Vase by the Barbedienne Foundry from Wick Antiques Ltd

£875

$1,136 €1,017

19th Century Rococo Revival Walnut And Ormolu Side Table from Debenham Antiques Ltd

beautiful walnut inlaid side table circa 1830.top surface with contrasting walnut veneers arranged into a symetrical design.  shaped frieze with decorative ormolu mounts on each side.  further mounts on the ...
19th Century Rococo Revival Walnut And Ormolu Side Table from Debenham Antiques Ltd

£2,450

$3,180 €2,847

Antique French Bronze & Marble Dove Inkwell from StolenAttic

A beautiful antique French inkwell crafted from solid marble, ormolu and bronze. Mid 19th century it is a single inkwell that stands on a pedestal base of marble with a ...
Antique French Bronze & Marble Dove Inkwell from StolenAttic

£649

$842 €754

French Empire Commode or Chest of Drawers c.1850 from Georgian Antiques

French Empire commode or chest of drawers. The flecked, rectangular grey marble top is above a full-length oak-lined frieze drawer with gilt bronze circular handles and foliate escutcheon and flanked ...
French Empire Commode or Chest of Drawers c.1850 from Georgian Antiques

£3,750

$4,868 €4,358

Louis Manner Centre Table Ormolu Mounted Kingwood Marquetry Inlay from Celia Rose Antiques

A stunning Ormolu Mounted Kingwood and Foliate Marquetry Inlaid Centre Table or Writing Table in the manner of Louis XV and dating to the early part of the twentieth century. ...
Louis Manner Centre Table Ormolu Mounted Kingwood Marquetry Inlay from Celia Rose Antiques

£1,440

$1,869 €1,673

Louis XV Style Chest c.1930 from Millers Antiques

This is a 'Louis XV style' kingwood marquetry marble top chest of drawers with two deep drawers. The commode shows floral marquetry decoration to the front and sides.
Louis XV Style Chest c.1930 from Millers Antiques

£950

$1,233 €1,104

French 19th Century Bronze Gilt Rococo Style Cartel Wall Clock from Arrowsmith Antiques & Restoration

​​A decorative French bronze gilt ormolu cartel wall clock in the rococo style with floral and scrolling leaf design. The clock has a white enamel dial with roman numerals and ...
French 19th Century Bronze Gilt Rococo Style Cartel Wall Clock from Arrowsmith Antiques & Restoration

£1,260

$1,636 €1,464

French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table from Andros Antiques

This extremely elegant French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table, offers a good display area in a very sophisticated setting. The elegant legs are enhanced with ormolu mounts on the toes ...
French Ormolu Mounted Bijouterie Display Table from Andros Antiques

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Pair of Smaii Finely Chased Ormolu Candlesticks Depicting Winged Cherubs French c.1820 from Gerard Robinson Fine Art and Antiques

Pair of small finely chased French ormolu candlesticks depicting winged cherubs holding the candle cups with cabochon stones set into the finely chased base.
Pair of Smaii Finely Chased Ormolu Candlesticks Depicting Winged Cherubs French c.1820 from Gerard Robinson Fine Art and Antiques

19th Century French Marquetry Fold-over Card Table from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

This superb quality 19th Century French Kingwood fold over card table features a beautifully detailed and intricate marquetry inlaid design. The table showcases a complex pattern of scrolls, floras ...
19th Century French Marquetry Fold-over Card Table from S R Thomas Antiques & Interiors

£5,500

$7,140 €6,392

Pair of Ormolu Wall Lights from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

A pair of Adams' design ormolu wall sconce lights. The sconces each have a pair of shaped arms supporting a lamp with a faux candle. The sconce has a tapering middle support ...
Pair of Ormolu Wall Lights from Graham Smith Antiques Ltd

£795

$1,032 €924

Antique French Ormolu Mounted Painted Vitrine Display Cabinet from Marylebone Antiques

This very impressive French antique kingwood display cabinet has a wonderful original look & has loads of character. The gilt bronze mounts are well defined & the three bottom panels ...
Antique French Ormolu Mounted Painted Vitrine Display Cabinet from Marylebone Antiques

£2,750

$3,570 €3,196

French Vitrine c.1870 from Carradale Farm Antiques Ltd

This is a 19th Century French antique serpentine glazed vitrine with painted panels marble top and decorated with ormolu mounts
French Vitrine c.1870 from Carradale Farm Antiques Ltd

£4,250

$5,517 €4,939

Late 19th Century French Mahogany & Ormolu Bibliotheque from Debenham Antiques Ltd

This is a fine quality French empire revival mahogany cabinet. Generous proportions and as with all furniture of this scale and period it was built to come apart.central glazed door ...
Late 19th Century French Mahogany & Ormolu Bibliotheque from Debenham Antiques Ltd

£4,450

$5,777 €5,171

Large French Gilt Ormolu Carriage Clock in Case c.1875 from Worboys Antiques

A large Rococo style carriage clock dating the late 19th Century. The imposing gilt case is embossed with acanthus leave decoration and has scroll bracket feet. It has an oval ...
Large French Gilt Ormolu Carriage Clock in Case c.1875 from Worboys Antiques

£2,250

$2,921 €2,615

Palais Royal Ormolu and Cornelian Tazza from Gerard Robinson Fine Art and Antiques

A very fine Palais Royal comprising of two finely cast gilded cherubs supporting an ormolu and cornelian Tazza trimmed with cabochon malachite stones and beautifully engraved French Circa 1800 to ...
Palais Royal Ormolu and Cornelian Tazza from Gerard Robinson Fine Art and Antiques