Description & Technical information

Paris, Régence period,
Carcase: oak, walnut
Veneers: bois satiné, amaranth
Mounts: bronze, cast, chased, gilded
Top: reddish-brown, white-veined marble (campan mélangé)

Published:
Alexandre Pradère, French Furniture Makers. The Art of the Ébéniste from Louis XIV to the Revolution, London, 1989, p. 202.

For comparison:
Frankfurt am Main, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, inv. no. 10055/3050 (published in Margrit Bauer, Peter Märker, and Annaliese Ohm, Europäische Möbel von der Gotik bis zum Jugendstil. Museum für Kunsthandwerk. Frankfurt am Main, 1976, p. 98, cat. no. 122).

 

Date:  1730
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: Oak, Walnut, Amaranth, Bronze
Signature: Stamped “FMD” (on the left front stile)

Dimensions: 86 x 154.5 x 64.5 cm (33⁷/₈ x 60⁷/₈ x 25³/₈ inches)
Categories: Furniture