Lot 301: A GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED ROSEWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLE BY FRANÇOIS LINKE, INDEX NR.610 LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the serpentine brèche violette marble top within a moulded gilt-bronze surround signed 'F. Linke', on cabriole legs joined by an undertier, with acanthus-cast sabots
This table is in good original condition, with marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There is light tarnishing to the gilt-bronze. The piece would benefit from a light clean according to taste, but it is otherwise ready to place.
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Provenance: Formerly at Schloss Ried, Herrsching, Bavaria
Dimensions: 90cm. high, 77cm. diameter; 3ft., 2ft. 6¼in.
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