French Louis XVI Bouillotte Table, 1800
This exquisite French Louis XVI Bouillotte Table, dating back to 1800, showcases the artistry of wood marquetry with inlaid bands. Adorned with a sophisticated dark grey marble top, elegantly framed by a delicate pierced brass gallery, this table is a true masterpiece. It has two convenient small drawers and two leather inset panels that effortlessly pull out. The tapering legs, adorned with wood marquetry, rest on brass sabots.
What Is a Bouillotte Table?
A Bouillotte table, historically used for card games, features a distinctive metal gallery surrounding its top, often graced with luxurious marble. It typically includes at least one drawer and sometimes a pull-out tray.
Originating in the 18th century, the Bouillotte card game, centered on creating three of a kind, enjoyed great popularity during the French Revolution. It experienced resurgence in the 1830s and even found a following in the United States. This restored Louis XVI Bouillotte Table, meticulously refinished in our workshop, embodies the timeless elegance and historical significance of this exceptional piece of furniture. Invest in a touch of history and elegance for your living space.
Height: 29.14 in (74 cm), Diameter: 31.5 in (80 cm)