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A Pair of Occasional Tables in the Louis XV Transitional Taste

Dimensions:  |  H: 28 in / 71 cm  |  W: 13 in / 33 cm  |  D: 10 in / 25 cm

Description

Constructed in satinwood and tulipwood with kingwood employed in the cross banding and inlay work, and dressed with gilt bronze mounts; of rectangular form, with radiused corners, rising from sabot shod cabriole legs, supporting undertiers with arcaded pierced galleries, having bronze espagnolettes at the shoulders; the aprons of serpentine form, with elliptical turquoise ground Sevres plaques applied to fascias and rears, hand painted in polychromes with bucolic scenes, and enclosed within floral cast mounts; the hinged and lockable tops, with diamond form book matched central medallions, lift to reveal velvet lined interiors, and have stiff leaf cast guard bands.
Circa 1860

REF No. 8851

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