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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LOT 215

a louis XVI style commode
French, circa 1880, after the model By Jean-henri Riesener
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
215

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LOT 215

a louis XVI style commode
French, circa 1880, after the model By Jean-henri Riesener
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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a louis XVI style commode
French, circa 1880, after the model By Jean-henri Riesener

acajou, sycomore, bois de rose, platane, quarter-veneer satiné, ébène and buis stringings, Villefranche de Conflent marble top, three frieze drawers, on cupboard door, one mount has been removed to reveal the stamp J R / 2P2L from the bronze master model.


height 39 in.; width 5ft. 7 in.; depth 25 in.
99 cm; 170.2 cm; 63.5 cm
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Literature

Comparative literature: Christopher Payne, 19th Century European Furniture, Woodbridge, 1989, p. 92

 

Catalogue Note

The present commode is closely based on one of the commodes executed in 1778 by Jean-Henri Riesener reçu maître en 1768 for the cabinet de retraite of King Louis XVI at the Château de Fontainebleau and later moved to the King's bibliothèque at the Château de Versailles. The original commode acquired in the early 19th century by Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton, then later owned by the Barons Nathaniel and Albert von Rothschild is now in the permanent collection of the Château de Versailles.

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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New York