Louis XVI Neoclassical Commode "à la Grècque", Stamped "F.C.F." (F.C.Franc, Master 1756)

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Object Description

A Louis XVI gilt bronze mounted kingwood and amaranth break front commode or chest of drawers, with a shaped moulded mottled grey marble top above two frieze drawers (laid out as if one frieze drawer with even a divided key surround) above two long drawers of break-front form inlaid sans traverse with strapwork panels, with a shaped apron set with a symmetrical gilt bronze apron mount of foliage. On square tapering legs with gilt bronze sabots.
A classical design for the period displaying a fine elegance.

Object History

The commode has been stamped F.C.F. referring to F.C. Franc received master 1756. F.C. Franc made furniture during the Louis XV period as well as the Louis XVI period. His later work is characterised by the use of kingwood veneer and strapwork panels with corners designed ‘à la Grècque’ – like our commode.

Object Literature

About F.C.Franc see: Pierre Kjellberg: Le mobilier Francais du XVIIIe siècle, Paris 2008, p. 373.

Object Condition

Very good, marble with old repair, wear consistent with age and use – detailed condition report on request

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