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A Napoleon III free-standing rosewood centre table attributed to A Hébert, the serpentine top above a shaped frieze with a long, disguised drawer on one side, the top and sides decorated in kingwood with cube parquetry within a boxwood border with floral arrangements and scrolls in the corners, with a solid rosewood moulding, the slender cabriole legs inlaid with pendant husks and with ormolu sabots, partial maker’s stamp ‘A. Heb… Avenue Daum..’ French, circa 1870.
Footnote: A. Hébert was the son of Victor Hébert. He moved to 24 avenue Daumesnil in 1872. He exhibited at Lyon in 1872 and won a silver medal at the Paris 1878 Exposition.