Candelstand and worktable (table à ouvrage en guéridon)
Attributed to Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix French
Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory French
Porcelain plaques decorated by Charles Vandé French
The top of this elegant worktable was meant to be used as a guéridon, to support a candelstick offering light when the owner, most likely an aristocratic woman, was working on her needlepoint or sewing at night.
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