Beautiful And Exceptional Chest Of Drawers XIXth Century

19th century
Louis XVI
DELIVERY
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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    Exceptional chest of drawers after a model of Reisener
    the model which is in Versailles "Commode du salon des Nobles de la comtesse d'Artois" see the attached picture
    Rich marquetry and ornamentation in finely chiseled and gilded bronze
    topped with a grey and white veined marble top
    of course sold in perfect condition (with complete restoration and varnish)


    Jean-Henri Riesener is a French cabinetmaker of German origin (born on July 4, 1734 in Gladbeck, Westphalia, and died in Paris on January 6, 1806).
    Biography

    Born in Germany (Westphalia), Riesener, like many cabinetmakers of his time, came to Paris to complete his future training. He arrived in Paris around 1755 and entered the workshop of Jean-François Oeben, himself a German immigrant. When Oeben died in 1763, he took over his workshop and married his former master's widow, Françoise-Marguerite Vandercruse, sister of the cabinetmaker Roger Vandercruse, much to the dismay of one of Oeben's other students, his rival, Jean-François Leleu. As long as Riesener did not have his own master's degree, he used the stamp of J.-F. Oeben: until 1767, his furniture bore the name of his predecessor Jean-François Oeben.
    He was awarded the title of Master in 1768, and in 1774 he was appointed "ordinary cabinetmaker to the king". From 1769 to 1784, he supplied the court and the royal family - notably Queen Marie-Antoinette - with sumptuous furniture in the neo-classical style. He is considered one of the best representatives of the transitional style and in 1769 he completed the famous secrétaire à cylindre de Louis XV, or "bureau du Roi", begun by Oeben nine years earlier1.


    Ref: H72ZTQKVOD

    Style Louis XVI (Furniture Dressers of Louis XVI Style)
    Century 19th century (Furniture Dressers 19th century)
    Width (cm) 162 cm
    Height (cm) 97 cm
    Depth (cm) 59 cm
    Materials
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine, France

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