"Louis XVI Tric Trac Table Stamped D.l Ancellet"
Louis XVI Tric Trac table in solid Cuban mahogany and mahogany veneer. Period late eighteenth. It rests on four spindle legs terminated by bronze shoes and castors. The reversible top is trimmed with golden leather on one side and green felt on the other. The interior is made of ebony, natural ivory and green tinted ivory. This table includes a complete set of thirty ivory tokens, three leather goblets, three ivory dice, two ivory pawns and a pair of silver bronze candlesticks. It opens with four boxes lined with leather. Buffer varnish redone. Stamp of Denis Louis Ancellet (master in 1766) and JME hallmark. Specialized in the manufacture of Tric Trac tables, he also produced a large number of furniture mainly in mahogany. In 1791, when Louis XVI had the Château de Saint Cloud rehabilitated to accommodate the Court, he received from the Garde-Meuble an important order of some sixty pieces. Denis Louis Ancellet was advisor to the corporation of carpenters - cabinetmakers of Paris. His stamp was sometimes associated with that, prestigious, of Adam Weisweiller. Dimensions: W 116 x D 62 x H 73.5 Discover all the items for sale on: antiquitesdelandelle.com