Lot 379: ÉMILE GALLÉ (1846-1904) WALNUT AND MARQUETRY INLAID FOLDOVER CARD TABLE, CIRCA 1900 74cm wide, 75cm high, 39cm deep
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ÉMILE GALLÉ (1846-1904)
WALNUT AND MARQUETRY INLAID FOLDOVER CARD TABLE, CIRCA 1900
the hinged inlaid top inlaid with a marquetry panel depicting flowering poppies and opening to reveal a baize lined interior, the whole raised on cabriole legs linked by stretchers, marquetry inlaid signature to top ÉMILE GALLÉ/ NANCY
74cm wide, 75cm high, 39cm deep
Marquetry top surface intact but showing signs of water damage. The baize interior slightly tired with small cigarette burn. The inner wooden border showing patches of water damage. The marquetry to the sides intact but again slightly water damaged. The joints are tight with scuffs and rubbing to the legs and feet.
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