A natty French Louis XVI Style Cherrywood game table with reversible top, circa 1940s. The removable top features a marquetry checker board on one side and a chess board on the other, both comprised of birch wood and macassar ebony surrounded by a border of angled stripe inlay. A slight lip on the top lets it rest securely on the base. At the right corner of each side is a drawer for game pieces, the inside measuring 5.75" wide, 11.25" long and 1.75" deep. Decorative brass pulls with sunflower centers and beaded edges adorn the drawers. Wide blocks of alternating angled cherrywood veneer create subtle chevrons along each side's face, further embellished by molded trim at top and bottom. The square die joins have delicate ebony inlay. Square tapered legs are capped with brass sabots to finish the piece. The table comes with a sest of gold and silver toned metal chess pieces. Floor to apron measurement is 24", with 20" space between the legs.
Condition: Some nicks and bumps along the table top edges. A few spots of veneer loss at the corners of legs. Some light impressions and a couple shallow dings on the top surfaces.
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