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18th Century Antique French Louis XVI Period Game Table


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Nicole Maleine Antiques, Inc
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A beautifully patinaed and elegantly simple Game Table made from solid mahogany during the Louis XVI era at the end of the 18th century. This lovely item consists of a large folding top revealing a spacious game area covered by a green felt, which has been replaced by the previous owner, all standing on graceful tapered fluted legs with bronze sabots. This type of table is called Demi Lune by the French (Half Moon). Note the hidden compartment revealed by pulling the back leg. It was originally used to store card and chips. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa date 1780-1790. Dimensions closed 30"high/ 42 ½" wide/ 21"deep. Dimensions open 29"high/ 42 ½"diameter.