A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted marquetry commode, after a model by Jean-Henri Riesener, France, fourth quarter 19th century
Lot 1288W
A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted marquetry commode
after a model by Jean-Henri Riesener
late 19th/early 20th century
US$ 12,000 - 18,000
£7,300 - 11,000

Lot Details
Property from a Manhattan private collection
A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted marquetry commode
after a model by Jean-Henri Riesener
late 19th/early 20th century
With a Fleur de Pêcher marble top; a long frieze drawer above two façade drawers sans traverse and à ressaut.
height 35in (89cm); width 52 1/2in (133.5cm); depth 22in (56cm)

Footnotes

  • The model for this commode was delivered circa 1777 by Jean-Henri Riesener as part of a group of furniture for the Cabinet of Louis XVI at the Petit Trianon, Versailles.

    Literature:
    Pierre Verlet, Le mobilier royal francais, Vol. IV, Picard, 1990, p. 81 (ill.)


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