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Table In Cabaret, Switzerland Seventeenth Century.

Table In Cabaret, Switzerland Seventeenth Century.

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"Table In Cabaret, Switzerland Seventeenth Century."
Originally from the canton of Valais, this elegant little table dates from the second half of the seventeenth century, made in walnut it has reached us in a very good state of conservation. It opens on the front with a small drawer with a knob in turned wood, its right belt is provided on the edge of a small molding, it rests on four feet turned in baluster whose finesse and elegance demonstrate the virtuosity of the craftsman who produced them. The winding X-shaped spacer is provided in the center of a small router. The whole rests on small flat spherical feet. The sloped plate, which gives its name to this table, is hollow, it is surrounded by a molding. Appeared in the last years of the seventeenth century cabaret table was receiving porcelain or silver services that were called Cabaret and were used for the service of hot drinks, tea, coffee or chocolate, very fashionable at that time. The first cabarets originated in the Far East and were called Bandèges, the name given by the Chinese to these kinds of services. Only the draw button suffered a small damage, but we preferred to leave it as it had arrived. Period late seventeenth century. Dimensions: tray 62 cm x 42 cm, top 63.5 cm.

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Table In Cabaret, Switzerland Seventeenth Century.
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