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    Sale 7710

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics Including Property from The Palazzo of a Milanese Noble Family

    19 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND SATINE MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY CENTRE-TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND SATINE MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY CENTRE-TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO FRANÇOIS LINKE, PARIS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The parquetry top with entwined ribbon and trailing foliage-inlaid border, the frieze fitted with a drawer, on cabriole legs, with protective glass top
    29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 44 in. (111.8 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep


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    Although apparently unsigned, the present centre-table may be attributed to Linke on the basis of the mounts and marquetry, both of which appear on known models produced by the ébéniste (see lot 99, sold in these rooms, 19 March 2008). The corner mounts and marquetry also appear on lot 133 in this sale, a guéridon almost certainly supplied for Sormani by Linke. Please see lot 117 for a note on François Linke.

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