Sycamore and lemon tree small table with 3 drawers (one with writing pad) inlaid with a marquetry of 4 leaves in a grid pattern, with a mirror screen, it rests on 4 legs joined by a shelf,
Work from Louis XVI period, stamped G.DESTER, Godefroy Dester (dead on 24th december 1805), Master on 27th july 1774.
75 cm H x 39,5 cm L x 34 cm D
Identical table at Cognacq-Jay Museum, Paris, it seems probable that our table is the one which has been sold in Paris on 15th november 1983 by ADER, Picard, Tajan, illustrated P.298, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIème siècle, dictionnaire des ébénistes et des menuisiers, Pierre Kjellberg, Les éditions de l’amateur
4 500 €
9 000 €