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A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood games table by François Linke, circa 1900

Property of a Private Collection

A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood games table by François Linke, circa 1900

A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood games table by François Linke, circa 1900

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Property of a Private Collection

A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood games table by François Linke, circa 1900


raised on four legs with one which can be extended to open and transform the table as a games table with a top inlaid with red felt; signed F. Linke to a frieze mount

closed: 76.5cm. high, 89.5cm. wide, 45cm. deep; 2ft. 6⅛in.; 2ft. 11¼in.; 1ft. 5¾in.

open: 74cm. high, 89.5cm. diameter; 2ft. 5⅛in.; 2ft. 11¼in.

In overall good conserved condition with minor old marks, scuffs and scratches consistent with age and use. The top (when closed) with minor fading due to sun exposure, and with some signs that some craquelure to the veneer on the edge has been stabilized, and now with some discoloured white varnish and very minor losses. Otherwise the top (when closed) with an elongated white stain (about 6.5cm. long). When open, very minor scuffs to edges. The gilt bronze mounts in good condition and of lovely quality, minor tarnishing. With a removable glass protective top. Ready to place.



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