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A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Tulipwood, Amaranth, and Floral Marquetry Commode, Stamped Dubois and Boudin, Mid-18th Century

Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation

A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Tulipwood, Amaranth, and Floral Marquetry Commode, Stamped Dubois and Boudin, Mid-18th Century

A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Tulipwood, Amaranth, and Floral Marquetry Commode, Stamped Dubois and Boudin, Mid-18th Century

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Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation


A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Mounted Tulipwood, Amaranth, and Floral Marquetry Commode, Stamped Dubois and Boudin, Mid-18th Century

with pale grey and pink marble top; stamped once DUBOIS and twice L BOUDIN and JME; partially remounted


height 33 in.; width 56 1/2 in.; depth 26 in.

84 cm.; 143.5 cm.; 66 cm.


Jacques Dubois (1694-1763), maître in 1742

Léonard Boudin (1735–1807), maître in 1761

Marble top restored. Minor loss of veneer at right side of apron and above the right leg and small losses of veneer and age cracks surrounding the floral inlay of lower drawer. The upper drawer with some minor refilled spots. Left side with losses of veneer and slight lifting of veneer surrounding the floral marquetry. The back of frontal left leg with loss of veneer. Right side with small veneer cracks and some minor losses of veneer, further on some age cracks .


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Alexis Gregory, New York

Like many of his fellow 18th-century Parisian ébénistes Léonard Boudin was active both as a cabinetmaker and a dealer, and often applied his own stamp as a retailer of works manufactured in other workshops. Stylistically however, the floral marquetry within double serpentine inlaid borders is typical of Boudin's early work in the 1760s shortly after obtaining his maîtrise. As both he and the older Dubois were based in proximity in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine district, it is also possible Boudin completed a work that was left unfinished upon Dubois's death.