A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted commode a vantaux

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Lot 1341
A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted commode a vantaux

Sold for US$ 31,200 inc. premium
A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted commode a vantaux
after Beneman
last quarter 19th century

The variegated peach and gray marble top over a frieze drawer and panel centering a ribbon tied gilt floral bower surrounding a pair of love birds flanked by leaftip banded rounded doors ending in gilt paw feet.
height 34in (86cm); width 6ft 9in (2.05m); depth 28in (72cm)

Footnotes

  • Guillaume Beneman maitre en 1785. Guillaume Beneman, originally from Germany established a workshop in Paris in the early 1780's and by 1785 was Ebeniste du Roi. The offered lot is a copy of the commode commissioned by Marie Antoinette for the chateau at St. Cloud.
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