Circa 1870, French serpentine-fronted boulle fold-over games table. Covered in red tortoiseshell and engraved brass inlay with foliate and geometric designs. There is a charioteer design in the centre and the hinged top opens to a baize-lined interior. In addition, it has a boulle panelled frieze to all sides (making it freestanding). It has ormolu figurehead mounts to the sides and centre and a shaped apron, standing on cabriole legs with ormolu sabots.
Learn more about the boulle technique from the Royal Collection Trust here.
- Size 79 cm high x 89 cm wide x 45 cm deep (closed)