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Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811.
Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811. - Furniture Style Empire Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811. - Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811. - Empire Antiquités - Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811.
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Period :
19th century
Provenance :
Meudon Castle
Medium :
Burr ash
Dimensions :
l. 33.46 inch X H. 28.35 inch X P. 16.54 inch
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Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811.

Game Table for the King of Rome to the Castle of Meudon, Paris around 1811.

Rare table in burr ash veneer games and gilded bronzes by opening a portfolio tray and resting on removable sleeves feet.
The inside of the tray covered with green felt.
Beautiful ornamentation ormolu mercury which a mold with palm leaves frieze surrounding the plateau, a group representing the marriage of Juno and Jupiter with Minerva and Venus on clouds in heaven and finally the two married, the man on the left upright in military dress and the woman in a large chiffon dress.

iron mark "MEU" and stamp of royal furniture repository in three lilies in crown and inventory numbers: 48146 and M61, affixed in 1833.

Working Empire period Paris about 1811, directed by Alexandre Maigret for cabinet and Lucien François Feuchère (1766-1841) for the gilded bronze, delivered by Maigret in 1811 for the service of the Empress Marie Louise and the King of Rome the Château de Meudon.

Height: 72 cm; Width: 85 cm, closed depth: 42 cm; open: 85 cm

In 1811 Napoleon decides to install his son in the Castle of Meudon and make this place "the Institute of princes" a school of the kings of Europe will be high or children of the family.
To do this order to the supplier of the imperial furniture guard Alexandre Maigret a new luxurious décor which will be delivered between 1811 and 1812.
Wanting to show Napoleon example demand that all the furniture is made of wood because French native mahogany enriches the English enemy, with the agreement of the submission letter Maigret magnifier is Ash chooses for the entire furniture.

Antiquités Franck Baptiste

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