Lot 247

DIRECTORY MIDDLE TABLE in mahogany veneer, opening by a drawer in belt. It rests on sheathed legs. Covered with a grey Saint-Anne marble. It is surmounted by an adapted removable top. Double-sided it is darkened with a leather to make a writing table on one side, and a green velvet to make a game table on the other. Brass clogs and keyhole. Directoire period. Height. 74.5 Length. 82, Depth. 44 cm. (the removable tray can be added). Provenance: descendant of Jean Marie-Pie Michel Claret (1805-1886), architect-decorator of Napoleon III and protégé of Baron James de Rothschild. Directoire period middle table with a removable top.