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A Superb Gueridon Centre Table With Sèvres Style Porcelain Panels

H: 29.5 in / 74 cm  |  Dia: 42 in / 106 cm

Description

A Superb Gueridon Centre Table
With Sèvres Style Porcelain Panels

Constructed from bois noirci and kingwood with mercury fire gilded ornament, the central support rising from a tripartite plinth base on oblate bun feet and surmounted with three winged trumpet-wielding putti, the circular platform top with an ormolu guilloche frieze and lambrequin details, housing a suite of Sèvres style hand-painted porcelain panels, the largest central panel showing a lady at her toilette, surrounded by a further six circular panels of royal portraits interspersed with six trapezoidal panels showing genre scenes of courtship, all within ormolu borders and crossbanded kingwood reserves.
French, circa 1870

Literature

Christopher Payne. 19th century European furniture. Antique Collector's Club, 2013, p. 220 (illus.), showing a related table.

REF No. 9383

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