This bird is one of several that appear on the corners of the table. It is very similar to one on the drawer fronts of the large cabinet on stand in the Museum, also attributed to Boulle.
Attributed to André-Charles Boulle
French, Paris, about 1680
Oak veneered with tortoiseshell, pewter, brass, ebony, horn, ivory, and various natural and stained woods; gilt-bronze mounts
H: 2 ft. 4 3/8 in. x W: 3 ft. 7 1/2 in. x D: 2 ft. 5 in.