Louis XVI style ormolu mounted marquetry antique commode

After Riesener, Jean Henri (French, 1735-1806)

£35,000

This impressive commode is notable for its expanse of wooden marquetry, the fine execution of which is evidenced by the high level of detail depicted.

 

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Description

After the model by Jean-Henri Riesener (French, 1734-1806) in the Chateau de Fontainebleau, France

With a white marble top, above upper front drawers and lower door opening, with curved sides, richly decorated with geometric designs to the wood and a large central marquetry front depicting vases, baskets, flowers, fruit and leaves, mounted throughout with ormolu decorations

Details

Artist / Maker
After Riesener, Jean Henri (French, 1735-1806)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Early 20th Century
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Louis XVI, Neoclassical
Material
Marble, Marquetry, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Wood
Colour
Brown, Gold, White

Dimensions

Height
95.5 cm / 37.4 inches
Width
162.5 cm / 63.8 inches
Depth
59 cm / 23.2 inches

Reference:
014265

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