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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    A LOUIS XIV WALNUT AND EBONISED CENTRE TABLE

    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XIV WALNUT AND EBONISED CENTRE TABLE
    LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular canted top with gilt-tooled brown leather-lined writing-surface above a frieze drawer with compartments, on ring-turned baluster legs joined by a H-shaped stretcher, on bun feet, the reverese of the drawer inscribed in black ink, 'le 1er Janvier 1909 j'ai donnais à ma fille Sophie Gonet la presente table Louis Gonet', and in pencil '96', the frieze drawer probably added in the 19th century
    29 in. (74 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 19¼ in. (49 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Given to Sophie Gonet in 1909 by her father, Louis Gonet.