A salver, mounted in a table with ormolu ornaments, sold for 81 guineas; the companion piece for 100.
The wood-work is painted white, and enriched with wreaths of leaves in ormolu.
Then, in the very moment of our triumph, arrived that loathsome clock of ormolu, and crushed our whole design!
I shall merely present them with an ormolu timepiece—whatever that may be.
ormolu refers to designs in brass mounted upon the surface of the wood.
ormolu ornaments, when applied to cabinets and other works in wood, are also never satisfactory.
None of the pinchbeck pedigrees and ormolu titles of the continent.
They preferred the small clocks in ebony or alabaster casings with ormolu mounts.
But the candelabra of glass and ormolu, hanging from the ceiling, were very nearly of the date of the palace, and superb.
At one of the ormolu tables, near a lamp with a pink shade, Gaston insisted on making at least a partial statement.