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A Fine Card Table in the Louis XVIth Manner

H: 28 in / 71 cm  |  W: 26.5 in / 67 cm  |  D: 26.5 in / 67 cm

Description

Constructed in Kingwood with Purpleheart crossbanding, and dressed with superbly cast and chased mercury gilt bronze mounts; rising from tapering legs, with bronze sabots cast as leaves, and atop, an everted bronze collar; the frieze houses a drawer, the whole having a running complex foliate bronze band: the quartered top, showing cube parquetry decoration, separated by protective bronze fillets, and opening to reveal a baize interior framed within a Kingwood border; the top’s edges having a cannelure guard border. France, Circa 1870

REF No. 6875

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