Mahogany, mahogany veneer and bronze middle table, Egyptian return style
An important middle table in the "Retour d'Egypte" style, in mahogany, mahogany veneer and bronze with a double patina, from the 19th century. This large table is supported by four patinated bronze lion's head and claw uprights, linked by a carved and scrolled brace. The table is adorned with ormolu sconces featuring swans and horns of plenty, and opens with six drawers. Two integrated trays extend each side of the table by 50 cm if required. A glass pane covers and protects the top. Made in the second half of the 19th century, this dining table features the monumental forms and decorative motifs characteristic of the Directoire and Empire styles, which were very popular under Napoleon III. The Retour d'Égypte style, which arrived after Napoleon's first campaigns, is reflected here in the ornamental motifs and the camber of the claw feet, essential elements of this eclectic early 19th-century style.
Table length with extensions: 300 cm / 118.11 in
Dim: W: 200cm, D: 99cm, H: 78cm.
Dim: W: 78,7in, D: 39in, H: 30,7in.
Condition report: Very good condition. Missing 3 drawer keys.