A FINE AND RARE AUSTRIAN NEOCLASSICAL GILT-BRONZE AND GILT-COPPER BOULLE MARQUETRY CENTER TABLECIRCA 1830, INCORPORATING EARLY 18TH CENTURY ELEMENTS, VIENNA OR AUGSBURG

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The rectangular top with a leather writing surface within an inlaid border, the frieze with one drawer flanked by false drawer fronts, fitted all around with elaborate scrolling ormolu mounts in the form of tasselled drapery, raised on shaped trestle supports with scrolled cornels with ormolu finials, the shaped stretcher centered by the monogram CF; the whole outlined by auricular ormolu mounts cast with foliate motifs and inlaid in engraved brass, copper and mother-of-pearl on grounds of brown tortoiseshell forming motifs in the manner of Berain including griffin, female terms, birds, baskets of fruit and flowers. Restorations.