9 March 2006
A LOUIS XVI MAHOGANY TRIC-TRAC TABLE
BY C.M. MAGNIEM, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The removable top with green leather to one side and brown leather centred by a chequer-board to the other, the interior inlaid for backgammon with counter-holes and two white metal sconces, the frieze with two drawers and two false drawers, on turned and tapered legs with later brass caps and castors, stamped four times 'C MAGNIEM'
29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 47½ in. (120 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
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Claude Mathieu Magnien (1741-1829), maître in 1771.
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