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Alfred Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley (French 1847-1919) - An important Louis XVI style, 19th century ormolu mounted and brass inlaid mahogany centre table, the rectangular top with flowing brass design and rounded sides, the frieze centred by a single ormolu tablet drawer opposing a matching tablet, the corners each with mechanical pivot drawers, raised on fluted turned tapering legs to detailed cast gilt ends united by a scrolled stretcher, stamped twice to the underside 'A BEURDELEY', circa 1870, 124 cm w x 67 cm x 76 cm h
Provenance: The Grange, Northington, Hampshire, seat of the Ashburton family, the table offered here originally situate at The Grange, depicted in a photograph of the library dated 1871 (see image), retrieved from long-term storage


Offered in as-found country house condition removed from long-term storage, structurally sound and undamaged, no evidence of worm, the ormolu all intact, dull but original patinated finish, extensive losses to the brass inlaid top design although most detached components contained within the drawer, oak framed, hand-cut dovetail joints

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Alfred Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley - inlaid mahogany

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000May 22