CENTRE TABLE WITH LOUIS XVI STYLE ATTRIBUTES
Rectangular Louis XVI style centre table in mahogany wood marquetry, tinted pearwood and lemonwood with ebony moulded strips. Richly decorated with engraved and gilded bronze and matt gold and burnished gold.
Attributes of science, mathematics, literature and comedy are presented on the façade, in sections framed by wooden strips.
A large draw opens in the middle of the table apron and is flanked by a frieze of acanthus leaves and flowers.
The table is supported by four tapered and faceted feet, finished with bronze ends and acanthus motifs.
Tabletop in peach blossom marble placed on a gilded bronze mould.
French work from the end of the 19th century, around 1895-1900.
Model taken from Jean-Baptiste Riesener.
Height: 82 cm – Length: 110 cm
Depth: 65 cm