A French parcel-gilt walnut centre table
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A French parcel-gilt walnut centre table

CIRCA 1895

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A French parcel-gilt walnut centre table
Circa 1895
Surmounted by a shaped brèche Harlequin marble top, above an acanthus frieze, centred to the front and back by a female mask in a scallop shell, the sides each centred by a scallop shell, on four square tapering pierced baluster legs, each centred by a foliate terminal, joined by an 'X'-shaped stretcher, centred by a square acanthus finial headed by flowers, on four square stepped feet
34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 62½ in. (159 cm.) wide; 41¼ in. (105 cm.) deep
Provenance
Most probably commissioned by the Duc and Duchesse de Gramont (née Rothschild) for their Renaissance style Château de Valière, near Paris, built in the 1890s.
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