A 'Boulle' Marquetry Guéridon

H: 32 in / 80 cm Dia: 28 in / 70 cm


The whole of tortoiseshell inlaid with pewter and brass marquetry or premier-parte mounted with finely cast gilt bronze mounts, the circular top decorated with designs of arabesques, foliage and butterflies of mother-of-pearl, raised by a baluster form shaft supported by a three cast gilt bronze winged dragons resting on a plinth.
French, 1870

REF No. 8827

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