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Antique Francois Linke Kingwood & Marquetry Ormolu Mounted Guéridon

Francois Linke Index No 146

A late 19th century, French, kingwood, marquetry inlaid and ormolu mounted guéridon. The circular top with elaborate end cut marquetry and gilt rim, above a shaped frieze with four slender cabriole legs ending in gilt sabots and united by wavy stretcher with vigorous floral device at the centre. The whole adorned with finely chased and gilded metal mounts.

Height 76cm

Depth 53cm

Width 53cm


Circa 1892

An entry in daybook 3, this guéridon was seemingly made six to eight times, mostly in late 1892.