Denise Ledoux-Lebard, Le mobilier français du XIXe siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 439
Christopher Payne, François Linke,1855-1946, the Belle Epoque of French Furniture, Woodbridge, 2003, where a selection from the glass negatives or clichés in the Linke Archive, illustrates an identical model to the offered lot, p.490, number 251
The table was reproduced in the 19th and 20th centuries by leading cabinet-makers such as Linke and Beurdeley. The present lot by François Linke is listed under the index number 251. The first example by Linke is in Blue Daybook ranging from index number 1 to 390 dates to circa 1894. The table was available as a direct copy of the original example or with a marble top. There exists a watercolour design Index number 564 in the Linke Archive depicting Linke's modernization of the table using it a writing desk with the unusual feature of a built-in candelabrum attached to the gilt-bronze gallery.
See an identical table from A Private Collection, Important French Furniture and Decorations including Signed Furniture and other items from the Linke Family Private Collection, Volume I, Sotheby's, New York, 26th October 2006, lot 201 (sold 39 000 $).
See also an identical table from Arts of Europe, Sotheby's, London, 6 November 2014, lot 150.
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