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A Pair Of Gilt Metal-mounted Kingwood And Marquetry End Tables Of Louis XVI Style

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Sold by: Olive Mount Antiques

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A pair of French kingwood, parquetry and gilt brass mounted rectangular end tables of Louis XVI design, the parquetry top inlaid with boxwood and ebonised stringings and rosewood bandings, bellflower and bead pattern mounts, fitted one frieze drawer with raised rectangular centre with bold gilt brass leaf scroll pattern mount, on slender turned, fluted and gilt metal mounted legs.
Offered due to retirement. previously advertised at £3325
Louis XVI furniture is characterized by elegance and neoclassicism, a return to ancient Greek and Roman models. Much of it was designed and made for Queen Marie Antoinette for the new apartments she created in the Palace of Versailles, Palace of Fontainebleau, the Tuileries Palace, and other royal residences. The finest craftsmen of the time, including Jean-Henri Riesener, Georges Jacob, Martin Carlin, and Jean-François Leleu, were engaged to design and make her furniture.
Internal Ref: 3179


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 76 cm (29.9")
Width = 51 cm (20.1")
Depth = 41 cm (16.1")

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