French Louis XV Occasional Marquetreire Table
After a model by David Roentgen (1743 – 1807). The gilt banded shapely marquetry top surface, above a shapely floral marquetry frieze containing a hidden drawer, raised on four slight cabriole legs mounted with foliate dore bronze trim and foliate cast sabots , transitional in style of the period Louis XV/XVI.
19th century (21 3/8”w, 14 ˝”d, 29”h)
David Roentgen,1743–1807), was the single most famous German cabinetmaker of the eighteenth century, famed throughout Europe for his marquetry and his secret drawers and mechanical fittings. His work embraces the late Rococo and the Neoclassical styles. Appointed by Marie Antoinette as her ébéniste mechanicien.