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    Sale 7614

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

    24 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 123

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY OCCASIONAL TABLE

    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 257, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY OCCASIONAL TABLE
    BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NUMBER 257, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The waived-square top with two scallop-shell handles above a serpentine frieze set to one side with a button-release drawer and to the other with a slide, on tapering cabriole legs headed by foliate clasps and terminating in acanthus-scroll sabots, one clasp signed F. Linke
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 13¼ in. (34 cm.) square


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    Two variant examples of this table by Linke sans tablettes, or lower shelves, are illustrated in C. Payne, François Linke 1855-1946: The Belle Epoque of French Furniture, Woodbridge, 2003, p. 66, pl. 58.

    Please see lot 103 for a note on François Linke.

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