Galerie Berger

French middle-table

French middle-table
Ebony and fruitwood marquetry
France, Louis XIV period, circa 1680
Attributed to Pierre Gole (Bergen, Holland 1620-1684 Paris), an important cabinetmaker who was raised to 'furniture maker-in-ordinary’ under King Louis XIV. He was the first to create marquetry in tortoiseshell and brass, a technique which became famous with André Charles Boulle (1642-1732)
H 77 x W 117 x D 73 cm

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