A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted and Parquetry Inlaid Centre Table, By François Linke.
Signed ‘F. Linke’ to the bronze rim.
Stamped ‘FL’ to the reverse of the bronze mounts.
This fine oval centre table has a parquetry inlaid top above a conforming frieze with fruited vines and acanthus centered on each side with a rectangular plaque emblematic of the Arts and Sciences, the front set with a long drawer; the table is raised on four cabriole legs headed by ram masks and terminating in acanthus cast paw sabots.
French, Circa 1900.