A Louis XIV ormolu-mounted kingwood and coromandel lacquered armoire by Francois Linke, circa 1900, Made in Paris. The rectangular top above a spreading pediment applied to the center with an Apollo mask, above a frieze applied with rectangular bronze mounts and paterae, the conforming case with egg and dart mounding above a pair of paneled doors decorated in colors with royal figures. The sides with quarter veneered panels, on spirally fluted tapered legs. Top right hand corner signed LINKE.
François Linke (Cabinetmaker)
Height: 72 in. (182.88 cm)Width: 49.5 in. (125.73 cm)Depth: 17.75 in. (45.09 cm)
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GoodWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. A few small pieces of veneer are missing.
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