David ROENTGEN, Neuwied, circa 1785-1790
The rectangular top above a panelled frieze-drawer enclosing a fitted interior with a hinged mirror, flanked by two compartments with tambour covers revealing once lifted other compartments, and incorporating a drawer with a sliding and foiling writing –surface, under a small drawer with a secret side drawer, on four square tapering legs terminating in giltbronze sabots.
Height: 30 ¾ in
Width: 39 in
Depth: 20 ¾ in
A similar table can be seen in ‘Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens‘ MetPublications, p 49.
Price : on request
22 000 €