Classic Small Tables of Louis XVI
The following are some examples of classic small tables of Louis XVI’s period.
1.Fine tripod gueridon with two surfaces surrounded by elegant chased ormolu galleries, nearing the stamp of M. Carlin, master cabinet-maker in Paris in 1766. This great master’s creations are particularly sought-after.
2. A rare fine work table in mahogany with a Sevres porcelain top and extensive ormolu mounting, bearing the stamp of R. Lacroix.
3. Gueridon in chased ormolu with Spanish brocatello marble top and undertier. The period version is rare, highly-prized and expensive. This model has been faithfully reproduced with some variations throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
4. A Rare small salon bureau of exceptional quality in precious, exotic wood veneer, with refined inlay and important chased ormolu mounting.
5. A Rare work table of exceptional quality in sycamore veneer inlaid with losenges and extensively mounted with ormolu. Attributed to Weisweiler. This type of table was made in the 18th century by the greatest cabinet-makers such as Carlin, Weisweiler and Riesener.