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German neoclassical table with mechanically operated drawers
Very fine and rare German neoclassical round table attributed to Johann Michael Rummer.  The table has four spring-loaded mechanically operated drawers. The top is decorated with a fine marquetry roundel portraying a spray of flowers. The piece is mounted with fine ormolu and re-silvered bronzes.
          A writing table by the same maker, but attributed to Fiedler, is illustrated in Schreibmöbel 1700-1850: Wolfgang L. Eller; Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg, 2006. Page 211, Abb. 195.
          A group of tables by the same maker is convincingly attributed to Johann Michael Rummer. See Christie’s London: June 11-12, 2003; Lot 39. And Christie’s London: June 10, 2004; Lot 118

          Ex Collection: “Divers Amateurs” - Paris; 4/18/13, lot 122 (as by Roentgen)

Height (ins.): 31 (78.8 cm.)      Length/Width (ins.): 23 (58.5 cm.)      Depth (ins.): 23 (58.5 cm.)
Origin: German, probably Berlin,18th century     Period: Neo-Classical



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