French 18th Century Louis XV Game Table or "Table à Tric Trac"

Price on request

Contact Dealer To Purchase

Object Description

A French game table with a square top, canted corners and a removable round cornered game top displaying a chess game on top and a leather lined surface underneath. When the game top is removed the tric trac game is revealed, finely veneered in boxwood and mahogany. The holes on the outer frame were thought for game pieces. The whole raised on carved cabriole legs.

Object History

Gaming was a favorite pastime in 18th century France, of the many games played, tric-trac, a form of backgammon, was one of the most popular.Similar tric trac tables made for the court are known to be made by BVRB/Bernard I van Risen Burgh.

Object Literature

See: Pierre Kjellberg, Le mobilier francais du XVIIIe sie`cle, Paris 2008, p. 145, fig. b

Object Condition

Very good, wear consistent with age and use, leather lining probably later – detailed condition report on request

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Sunday
Closed

Dealer Contact

Telephone
+493061766446
Email

Dealer Location

Jakob F. Mueller Antiquitaeten
Fasanenstrasse 28
Berlin
10719
Germany