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Excellent original untouched condition, a fair amount of patina to the top of the largest table and no signs of repairs; the smaller tables are intact.
Raised on turned legs and shaped feet, with beautiful Vernis Martin hand-painted decoration to the tops. The largest table is indistinctly signed by the artist.
Vernis Martin (‘vernis’ is French for varnish) is a remarkably lustrous and fine in texture lacquer substitute developed n the 18th century to decorate furniture, and later perfected by the French brothers Guillaume and Etienne-Simon Martin, hence the name Martin.
For a related nest see Christie's catalogue 8 June 2016, Lot 376
The largest table measures:
Height: 27.5 inches / 70 cm
Width: 21.75 inches / 55 cm
Depth: 15.75 inches / 40 cm
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|Height||27.50 inch||(69.85 cm)|
|Width||21.75 inch||(55.24 cm)|
|Depth||15.75 inch||(40.00 cm)|