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Beautifully designed, this game table model offers an unusual base for a half-moon table with an element that is most common to it under the Empire, in fact the table rests on 4 column-shaped legs veneered with black burl. 'mahogany and adorned with beautiful gilded bronze in matt and shiny gold forming the bases and capitals, these elements are very finely guilloché and underlined with a laurel leaf frieze.
The half-moon-shaped belt is veneered with 2 mahogany burl leaves, on the back side a drawer slides with the central leg to serve as a support for the tray once opened,
The top, also in the shape of a half-moon, is veneered on its top with a wavy mahogany creating a nice shade as with ribboned satin, once opened the top forms a round ribbed mahogany and covered with a green felt in its sound. center, this felt is not period, it was formerly changed, there are some small wear holes.
The frame of this piece of furniture demonstrates quality workmanship, it is perfectly executed, composed mainly of oak, the belt is made of laminated oak very well finished, the feet (columns) are in oak, the drawers are also entirely in oak, the top is made of oak ribbed fir plank, the brass pivot allowing the articulation of the top are embedded in the wood.
A peculiarity lies in the assembly of the feet, each of the columns is removable, they are drilled in their center to receive a threaded rod held at the belt, the base of each of the feet is hollowed out to accommodate a wheel to facilitate operation while by concealing the casters
This piece of furniture is not stamped, the quality of manufacture, the frame, the veneers and the bronzes demonstrate a luxurious production, this piece of furniture dates from the first quarter of the XIXth century, it is marked under the belt with a series of numbers that may correspond to an inventory number, it comes from an estate where there were many beautiful pieces from the Empire period,
There are old cracks on the formerly restored top and small holes in the felt, otherwise the piece of furniture is entirely original and in perfect condition.
Height to closed top: 78cm
Open tray height: 75cm
Tray diameter: 112cm
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|Location||89260, La chapelle sur oreuse, France|