The cabinet rests upon four enormous animal claw and ball feet. Each side and the center compartments are crafted from satinwood and mahogany and have adjustable notched shelving with two shelves each. There is some crackling to the parquetry noticeable on the sides, and scrapes, scratches and small chips here and there, noticeable near the base and on the curved parquetry panels on each side. This is also for sale in our client's gallery in New York City.According to Sotheby's, E. The commode from which this piece was inspired was produced by Benneman for King Louis XVI's apartments at Chateau de Compiegne in 1786. According to Sotheby's, the original commode was supplied in 1786 by Guillaume Benneman for the apartments of King Louis XVI at the Château de Compiègne. It was said to be made by Sauvage for the Comte de Provence, the king's younger brother, to be later adapted by Benneman under the instruction of Jean Hauré for Louis XVI's. The commode was on loan from the Palace of Fontainebleau and can be seen in an engraving in the retrospective part of the.
Union Centrales des Arts Décoratifs Exhibition. It is highly probable that the cabinet maker of ours drew inspiration from this 1882.
For the 18th century commode see: Pierre Verlet. Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Armoires & Wardrobes". The seller is "vintage_views_consignment_and_consulting" and is located in this country: US.
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