Pair of French Console Desserts

French
Circa 1785
Attributed to Adam Weisweiler (maître-ébéniste, 1778)
Reference #: EF1750

Mahogany, gilt bronze, marble

Height: 38 ¼ inches (97.2 cm)
Width: 52 inches (132.1 cm)
Depth: 21 ½ inches (54.6 cm)

Surmounted by gray-veined white marble tops, each rectangular console table is designed with an upper frieze veneered on three sides with mahogany and framed with ormolu mounts, the fore-corners each headed by horizontally banded mounts. Raised on tall, channeled, fluted supports resting upon the secondary shelf which mirrors the top shelf and is enclosed by a gilt bronze gallery, the legs terminate in channeled coned toupee feet headed by ormolu collars.

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