Rectangular shape changer table in violet wood veneer, with a polylobed central motif. . It rests on four arched feet and is equipped with a wallet which, opened, placed on a central foot, reveals two lockers.
Louis XV period, stamped MIGEON
Ancestor of the shop counter, the table changer was used since the Middle Ages to count cash and goods. Originally mounted on simple trétaux, this table evolved towards a characteristic piece of furniture formed of a plate partly mobile resting on a box including several drawers or layettes.
Pierre Migeon (1696 - 1758)
After experiencing a spectacular social rise, the Migeon family has one of the largest cabinetmaking businesses in the capital.
This table is certainly the work of Pierre IV Migeon, a member of this important dynasty of cabinetmakers active throughout the eighteenth century.
His book of commerce held from 1730 to 1736 allows to appreciate the diversity of its clientele which included princes of blood, great aristocrats, ambassadors and foreign princes
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