29 - 30 November 2012
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED AMARANTH, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
BY FRANCOIS BAYER, CIRCA 1770
The shaped bleu turquin marble top above three cabinet doors, each enclosing three pull-out drawers, the central drawer behind central door with collapsable writing surface, stamped F*BAYER and JME, inscribed in red with museum accession number 44.121, the marble top apparently original
36 in. (91 cm.) high, 52½ in. (133.5 cm.) wide, 25¾ in. (64 cm.) deep
Bequest of the Estate of Elizabeth Severance Prentiss, Cleveland, 1944.
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Catalogue of the Elizabeth Severence Prentiss Collection, Cleveland, 1944.
François Bayer, maître in 1764.
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