Antique gaming table

Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table
Antique gaming table

Antique Napoleon III style gaming table. Made of wood using Boulle technique. Richly decorated with gilded bronze decor. Inlaid with tortoiseshell and brass with noble patina. When closed, the table can function as a console. The surface of the table is upholstered in green felt when open. France, XIX century.til Boule, named after Charles Boulle, the master who created it, has been common since the era of Emperor Napoleon III. This style combined the use of a tortoise shell with wood, a lot of inlay with bone, enamel, as well as marble and metal. Moreover, in order to emphasize the status of this style, which was called imperial (Royal), gilding was given great importance in the Boulle style.