P. Kjellberg, Le Mobilier Français du XVIIle Siècle, Paris, 1998, pps. 268, fig. C.
A. Pradère, French Furniture Makers, The Art of the Ebténiste from Louis XIV to the Revolution, Tours, 1989, pps. 170, illustrates a commode in Chinese lacquer by Dubois.
T. Wolvesperges, Le Meuble Français en Lacque auXVllle Siècle,1999, Paris, p.281, fig. 147 and p 300, fig. 164, for black lacquer commodes by Dubois.
Related black lacquer commodes stamped by Dubois sold in these Rooms include:
-lot 40, 6th July 1984
-lot 291, 13th June 2001 (£75,000)
Jacques Dubois (1693-1763), received Master 1742, was one of the most important ébénistes of the Louis XV period. His furniture was of outstanding quality and he produced luxury furniture in the main comprising commodes, secrétaires and bureaux in Chinese and Japanese lacquer. Upon his death in 1763, the inventory reveals a number of sumptuous pieces in Chinese or Japanese lacquer including' one commode 4 ½ pieds in length in Chinese lacquer decorated a grands cartels' (with large bronze mounts).
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