A French ormolu-mouted 'Jasperware', parquetry and mahogany extending games table
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A French ormolu-mouted 'Jasperware', parquetry and mahogany extending games table

IN THE LOUIS XVI STYLE, BY CAMILLE BALNY, PARIS, CIRCA 1890

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A French ormolu-mouted 'Jasperware', parquetry and mahogany extending games table
In the Louis XVI Style, By Camille Balny, Paris, Circa 1890
Surmounted by a double-hinged rectangular top, the front and back each centred by a medallion plaque of a cherub, on four fluted tapering legs, on cast sabots; opening to reveal a backgamon, a chess game and a small roulette wheel, as well as a red felt playing surface; the hinge- plates inscribed BALNY/BTE/S.G.D.G./FRANCE/ETRANGER/PARIS
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 31½ in. (80 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep;
Open: 93¾ in. (238 cm.) wide
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

Camille Balny, third generation of cabinet makers, took over Balny Jeune circa 1876. He exhibited at the 1878 and 1889 Paris Expositions Universelles where he was awarded Silver Medals. He was registered S.G.D.G. in France and abroad for metamorphic tables.
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