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The rectangular has a three-quarter gilt bronze gallery and is veneered with alternating stripes of green-stained and yellow marquetry imitating silk framing a circular rosette. The similarly veneered frieze has a leather-lined writing slide and opens at one end with a drawer and rests on square tapering legs ending in gilt bronze sabots and casters. Stamped on the underside, R LACROIX JME, the interior of the drawer with a printed label Sold at Town & Emanuel Repository of the Arts 103 New Bond Street and at Paris.
Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix, maître in 1755.
A nearly identical table is illustrated in A. Pradère, French Furniture Makers: the Art of the Ebéniste from Louis XIV to the Revolution, Malibu, 1989, p. 289, fig. 318.
|Height||65.00 cm||(25.59 inches)|
|Width||48.50 cm||(19.09 inches)|
|Depth||34.00 cm||(13.39 inches)|
Mackinnon - Fine Furniture
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