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A Library Centre Table in the Louis XVI Manner

H: 28.5 in / 72 cm  |  W: 59 in / 150 cm  |  D: 40 in / 102 cm

Description

Constructed in amboyna, with purpleheart banding with gilt bronze mounts; of elliptical form, with gently everted angles; rising from circular bronze collared fluted legs capped with gilt bronze toupie feet, and conjoined with swept stretcher issuing from a central circular boss; the frieze having a single blind drawer inset with a mythological scene of putti, and a running band of stylised Vitruvian scrolls; the platform having a tooled and gilt leather writing surface.
French, Circa 1875

REF No. 8329

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