An important carved walnut pedestal table, resting on three scrolled feet, acanthus leaves and lion paws, separated by a shell, the belt decorated with a frieze of foliage and a ribbon. On wheels.
The tray in scagliole with the arms of the barons Pougeard du Limbert, in an environment imitating hard stone marquetry.
The base bearing a stencil mark from:
Maison D'ameublement TH FONTAYNE Jnt Rue Pavée 9 in Nimes.
This pedestal table was commissioned by Henri Pougeard du Limbert (1817 - 1898), prefect of the Gard from 1852 to 1865 to decorate the prefecture of Nimes.
Work from the south-east of France around 1855.
Height: 74.5 cm, width: 114 cm.
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Location of the item France - 75007 Paris