A parquetry commode
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François Mondon

A parquetry commode

Röbbig München

Date 1730

Period Régence period

Origin France, Paris

Medium Oak, Walnut, Amaranth, Bronze

Dimension 86 x 154.5 x 64.5 cm (33⁷/₈ x 60⁷/₈ x 25³/₈ inches)

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

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: Régence period

Origin: France, Paris

Medium: Oak, Walnut, Amaranth, Bronze

Signature: Stamped “FMD” (on the left front stile)

Dimension: 86 x 154.5 x 64.5 cm (33⁷/₈ x 60⁷/₈ x 25³/₈ inches)

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