Two larger centre tables of a similar design are known, one of which is in the Louvre Ref Daniel Alcouffe, Le mobilier du Musée du Louvre, Vol. 2 : Sièges & consoles (menuiserie) XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, Dijon, Faton, 1993. The other centre table is in the Palais de la Légion d'honneur Ref Joëlle Barreau, Anne de Chefdebien, Jacques Foucart, Jean-Pierre Samoyault, L'Hôtel de Salm, palais de la Légion d'honneur, éd. Monelle Hayot, Saint-Rémy-en-l'eau - France, 2009. Both of these tables in the 19th Century were at the Palais des Tuileries and then moved to Compiegne.
Stamped on the top left hand rail of one of the tables G.JACOB
Georges Jacob 1739 - 1814
The most famous and also the most prolific of all the joinery workshops specialising in carved giltwood tables and chairs. Patronised by the Queen and all the other members of the Royal family but hardly ever for the King. He supplied most of the seat furniture for The Queen at the following Royal PalacesThe TrianonFontainebleauVersaillesSaint-CloudRambouillet
Examples of his work can be seen in practically every Museum that has a collection of French Furniture