Fine salon table, in oval shape inlaid with marquetry of precious woods: amaranth, tulipwood, boxwood and green tainted sycamore.
Standing on four cabriole legs united by a rognon shape stretcher inlaid with roses bouquet.
The frieze is decorated with marquetry "a la reine" *, that is to say in a geometric trellis with a quatrefoil in the center, it opens with a drawer on the front.
The drawer serving as a writing desk is decorated with red leather revealing a small locker and two spaces reserved for the inkwell and the pen tray.
Pink and gray Flanders marble top with pierced gallery.
Beautiful ornamentation of original finely chiseled and mercury gilt bronzes including four sabot feet, an escutcheon and a pierced gallery.
Stamp F.REIZELL and JME..
French work of Louis XV period around 1770.
Height: 74 cm; Width: 48.5 cm; Depth: 36 cm
François Reizell, cabinetmaker of German origin received master in Paris on February 26, 1764.
Around 1770, Reizell moved to Faubourg-Saint-Germain, resided a few years on rue des Saint-Pères, and then rue du Petit Lion.
His main client will be the Prince de Condé, to whom he will deliver many pieces of furniture for the Palais Bourbon and for his castles of Chantilly and Villegenis.
Its abundant production reveals a talented craftsman who knew how to adapt to the evolution of the style by producing high quality works, quite varied, mainly Louis XV and transition.
*Did you know ?
The Louis Vuitton trunk maker (1821-1892) was inspired by trellis inlay to the queen for what would become its flagship product, symbolizing French luxury worldwide, timeless and timeless.