23 February 2006
A Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany games-table
By Gervais-Maximillien-Eugène Durand, Paris, Last quarter 19th Century
The rectangular hinged top opening to a baize-lined playing surface, supported by retractable legs revealing a drawer, above a panelled frieze to the front and sides, on square tapering reeded legs with fluted cast sabots and casters; the carcass stamped twice G. DURAND
30¼ in. (77 cm.) high; 33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) wide; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep, closed
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Please see lot 110 for a note on Durand.
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