This sleek French art deco console is from the 1930’s.
The top and stepped feet are finished in high gloss black lacquer.
The 1940’s table is constructed of stained oak with gold leaf collars above the leg. This 1930’s French art deco table is known as a “handkerchief” or “envelope” game table.
The parchment table bed has a decorative 40’s design and feet are brass tipped The parchment has a glass cover to protect it from beverages. The top rotates a quarter turn and the four diamonds fold and splay out to reveal the felt playing surface with shallow metal cups to hold the drinks.
The supports, which taper down from 4 7/8” wide at the top to 1 7/8” wide at the base, are of figured satinwood.
The console is 42 ¾” wide, 17 ¾” deep and 28 7/8” tall.
Designed by Jacques Adnet (1900 - 1984), the top is in book matched mahogany veneers.
The stepped base holds a square column with a door that opens to reveal 2 drawers and two shelves.
The table is 29 ½ “ tall and 21” on each side (30” when open).
The table is in excellent condition apart from small tear in the felt.
The top section, which would hold several hundred cigars, is cedar lined and copper fitted with a zink humidifier and the ivory tag "Alfred Dunhill of London, New York London Paris".
The drawer is also cedar lined with a milk glass bottom and zink humidifier. This French art deco coffee or center table is from the 1930’s.
The marble sits in a steel tray supported by twin bars of flat band steel which loop down in the front and make a circle in the rear, then sit on a steel floor plate.