Covered in gold leaf. (c.f. gilding, gilded).
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Item No. 1077Very fine, Empire period chandelier
In gilt bronze and patinated bronze, elaborately chased with ten arms, ornamented with winged angels crowned with laurel leaves, acanthus leaf corona, pinecone finial, and five chains adorned with acanthus leaves and grapes. Circa 1810.
Item No. 1055Very fine, Louis XVI period bureauplat
In Cuban mahogany with gilt bronze mounts, having tapered and fluted legs. Bearing the signature of "Jean Laurent COSSON." Late 18th century.
64½" wide by 35½" deep by 29" high
Item No. 1038Fine, English Regency style bureau plat
In rosewood with brass trim; having three drawers; the top inset with gilt, embossed, dark-blue leather blotter; raised on brass casters. Finished on all sides, suitable for placement in the center of a room. Circa 1900.
61" wide by 35" deep by 30" high
Item No. 984Fine, French, Louis XV style tric-trac table
One side of reversible top having a chess board, the other a green, felt card surface, the whole resting on cabriole legs. The interior with ebony and ivory inlaid backgammon board. In rosewood with gilt bronze mounts. Paris, circa 1880.
Item No. 1014Fine, Spanish, Baroque period bargueño (vargueño)
Upper compartment having seven drawers inlaid with tortoise-shell, ebony, and etched ivory country scenes and resting upon gilt bronze claw ball feet with pierced, gilt bronze freize. Having original lower walnut and iron folding table. Late 17th century.
Item No. 1007Very fine, Regence period Table De Cabaret à Jeux (game table)
In solid, carved walnut with elegantly shaped cabriole legs terminating in pied de biche, gilt, tooled, and embossed leather top, four drawers (one per side), and pull-out drink holders at each corner. Circa 1715-1727.
29" square by 29" high