Gold leaf gained fame in classic Italian architecture and sculpture, heavily explored in both religious and cultural monuments. A craft reserved to few hands in furniture making, metal leaf gliding involves a great deal of precision and patience. This wonderful material, however, delivers a unique and startling finish, and can be applied in a variety of ways, exploring different textures, reflections, and so on. In this article, we explore a series of console tables in metal leaf, where the craft has been carried out in various ways, and on a variety of designs and hope to inspire the reader.
The Trinity Console Table by Boca do Lobo is a sculptural piece with gold leaf applied throughout its entire body. Using different types of wood and composites, the Trinity features different textures and tones.
Sculptural console by Adam Williams, a classic by the British designer in his unique aesthetic, adequate for true furniture connoisseurs and collectors.
Juliette’s Interiors Gold leaf console takes a classic design, with classic inspired legs and simple body, covering it in gold leaf from top to bottom.
Similarly, Brabbu’s Ardara Console Table sees a similar aesthetic, with Stone henge inspired design.
Couture console table sees another dramatic design, with gorgeous elements, from classic to geometric – a true stunner.
Crystal console by Phillips Collection is a sculptural piece, inspired by natural features and completely covered in silver leaf, covering the most intricate of elements and locations.
This antique console found on first dibs is a gorgeous example of a silver leaf body and surface within tasteful proportions.