30 September 2004
A Louis XVI style ormolu and Sevres porcelain-mounted burr amboyna and mahogany vide poche two-tier table
In the manner of Martin Carlin, The table by Henry Dasson, Paris, Dated 1880, The porcelain 18th Century
The rectangular top centred by a shaped square flower-decorated dish, above a secret frieze drawer, supported on fluted uprights joined by a basket undertier and a further tier below, on spirally-fluted feet, the rim signed to the top right side Henry Dasson, 1880, the dish marked Sevres/y
28½ in. (72 cm.) high; 16¼ in. (41 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep
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An identical model table by Dasson, with similar 18th century Sèvres inset dish, is illustrated in P. Lecoules, Art Mobilier Parisien, 1850-1900, Paris, 1983, p. 34, no. A.
Please see lot 47 for a note on Henry Dasson.
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