LOUIS XV KINGWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODE

GBP 15,000.00

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Object Description

LOUIS XV KINGWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODE ‘A FAÇADE CINTRÉE’
With two short drawers over two long drawers. Fine quality gilt bronze mounts and shaped Breche marble top.
France c. 1750’s. Stamped ‘A.M. CRIARD’ and Marque de Jurande JME. One later key.

HEIGHT: 83.5 cm (32¾”)
WIDTH: 119 cm (46¾”)
DEPTH: 61.5 cm (24¼”)

Object History

Antoine-Mathieu Criard, son of Mathieu Criard maître in 1747, he worked in Paris successively from the rue de Charenton, the rue de Richelieu then the rue Saint Thomas-du-Louvre, finally establishing himself in the rue du Bac. He worked under Louis XV and his furniture is known for the quality of the veneers.

Object Literature

Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIème Siècle – Pierre Kjellberg – Les Editions de l’Amateur – 2008
Les ébénistes du XVIIIe siècle – Comte François de Salverte – Les éditions d’Art et d’Histoire – 1934

Object Condition

Good with minor maintenance repairs over the years

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