gueridon


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a small round table

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The night's big surprise was that the lot that had been expected to fetch the highest price -- a 1914-1915 Picasso "Instruments de musique sur un gueridon," (Musical Instruments on a Table) -- didn't even sell.
The night's big surprise was that the lot that had been expected to fetch the highest price - a 1914-1915 Picasso "Instruments de musique sur un gueridon," (Musical Instruments on a Table) - didn't sell.
Above, The Adoration of the Magi, in wool and silk, woven in 1904 - it could fetch: EUR400,000-600,000 and, right, Picasso's Instruments de musique sur un gueridon. painted in 1914 - it could reach EUR25.000.000-30.000.000
Accordingly, to imitate Villon's medieval French, Pound improvised an artificial English decorated with exotic baubles of pre-Raphaelite medievalism ("gueridon," "foison," etc.) and some other markers of olden tymes (hath, ye) with a touch of Burns burr thrown in.
Art deco club chairs, a walnut gueridon pedestal table and a vintage French poster were purchased in Connecticut from a beloved friend, the renowned late French antiques dealer Judy Hornby.
The food is partially prepared in the kitchen and brought to the table on a cart called a gueridon. On the gueridon is a small heating utensil called a rechaud.
The gueridon service (French tableside cooking) adds theater and excitement to the dining experience.
And when it comes to presenting and opening the bottles, servers are trained to leave the cap on the gueridon (service table).
In gueridon service the waiter will cook the guests' food at the table.
C'est ainsi que dans la premiere des lettres qui composent la seconde partie du roman, Constance decrit pour l'Abbe de la Tour la vie paisible au Chateau d'Altendorf: "Nos trois metiers forment un triangle autour d'un antique gueridon d'argent sur lequel on place deux flambeaux".
The gueridon would eventually become a wheeled cart for displaying desserts, cheeses, and more.
Its delicate walls were tinged like a blush; its floor was waxed; a square of brilliant carpet covered its centre; its small round table shone like the mirror over its hearth; there was a little couch, a little chiffoniere; the half-open, crimson-silk door of which, showed porcelain on the shelves; there was a French clock, a lamp; there were ornaments in biscuit china; the recess of the single ample window was filled with a green stand, bearing three green flower-pots, each filled with a fine plant glowing in bloom; in one corner appeared a gueridon with a marble top, and upon it a work-box, and a glass filled with violets in water.
The art of Gueridon or cooking at tables has almost disappeared.
Schumacher and Co.'s Modena chairs sat on either side of a French directoire style gueridon table from St.