Gorgeous design and execution for this Louis XVI style from Napoleon III period card or game table. Supported by four tapering legs the top of this table unfold to reveal a velvet covered surface used for playing cards. Opens from the center out on each corner and also turns so that each flap rests on a table’s corner for solidity and stability. Showcases a beautiful parquetry inlay pattern on the outside, top, sides and legs. Features a drawer (with working key) and bronze mounts on leg’s top and sabots. Brass cup holders inside the mahogany top (when open) for each player chips or coins.
Of the Period: Napoleon III
Place of Origin: France
Date of Manufacture: 1870
Period: Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques: Inlay Mahogany
Condition: Excellent. The opened width and depth are 31″ square.
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
30.5 in.H x 22 in.W x 22 in.D
77 cmH x 56 cmW x 56 cmD