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    Sale 7614

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY CARD-TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY CARD-TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular trellis-parquetry hinged top, opening to a green baize-lined playing surface, above a panelled frieze centred by a flower-wreathed female mask, the back legs with extending pull-out drawer support, on tapering cabriole legs with acanthus-wrapped paw sabots
    31 in. (78.5 cm.) high; 32½ in. (82.5 cm.) wide; 33 in. (84 cm.) deep, open


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    For other pairs of the this model table à jeux, signed by Linke, see Piasa, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 26 March 1999, lot 75 and Sotheby's, New York, 28 October 1998, lot 283.

    Please see lot 103 for a note on François Linke.

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