Gilded Iron Centre Table Support attributed to Gilbert Poillerat


in the form of a stylised fleur de lis with elaborate scrollwork terminals; now with a faux marble painted wood top

Height 71cm (28in.)
Diameter 90cm (35 1/2 in.)
French, mid 20th century

Gilbert Poillerat (1902-1988) graduated from the Ecole Boulle in 1921 and went on, sometimes working in conjunction with other designers such as Edgar Brandt and Bernard Royère, to produce a series of furnishings in wrought-iron that crystalised and defined mid 20th century French taste