Masterpieces

Simple and advanced search in the works of art database  

 
 
Musée desArts décoratifs - Photo Laurent-Sully Jaulmes

La Rochelle, Musée du Nouveau Monde

© Musée du Louvre - Marie-Alice Seydoux / Gabrielle Gopinath

Link to the web site

Exhibitions

 

Chiffonnier High-Boy High-boy Chiffonier

57840

fin du XVIIIème

Wavy stained sycamore, Douglas pine, bronze

La Rochelle, Musée du Nouveau Monde

Decorative arts and design

From 1787 to 1865


Historical

Belongs to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Legacy of George Zlatovski. On loan to the Musée du Nouveau Monde since 1988.


Comment

Chiffonier with to part parts and four arched legs. The lower part have 4 drawers, the lowest of which is decorated with a carved fan. The upper has four drawers; the highest is décorated with a carved fan. Fluted pilastres. The large pediment is in two parts. At the top of the pediment, five small pilars are surmounted with apples and spindles. Handles and key entries in bronze.


Bibliography

Thierry Lefrançois, Musée du Nouveau Monde, manuel du visiteur et de l'amateur, Editions des Musées d'Art et d'Histoire, 1990.