This beautiful high quality Italian 18th century antique original Louis XVI period fold over game table is made of precious woods. Tulip wood, King wood and mahogany alternate in the inlays to create elegant geometric effects throughout.
The folding table’s top veneered with valuable woods has a triangular shape when closed and shows two front drawers with round bronze handles on the simple rectangular apron. This Florentine play card table of the highest quality rests on four squared tapered legs with ball feet finals.
The central front leg extends to support the top when folds outwards. The tabletop opens into a sumptuous surface with king wood and tulip wood veneer, this makes it extremely rare and valuable, usually the table tops are covered with a cloth and not finished in wood as the outside.
The table has a squared shape top when it opens to become a precious centre card playing table or a centre table.
When not in use, this card table can be used as a console table or as a corner table.
Very good overall condition, beautiful original patina
Measures fold in its triangular shape: Height 80 cm, width 114 cm, depth 58 cm.