2 May 1997
A LOUIS XVI TULIPWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
Possibly by Pierre-Louis Michaut
The moulded rounded rectangular white-veined grey marble top, above three long drawers with various bands and chequer-banding, the rounded angles with simulated fluting above turned tapering legs with brass caps, indistinctly stamped 'P. MICHAUT' and the marble indistinctly inscribed in blue pen 'Mille. ecamps 12....'
24½ in. (62.5 cm.) wide; 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 14½ in. (37cm.) deep
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Possibly Pierre-Louis Michaut, who lived in the rue Faubourg-Saint-Antoine between 1810 - 1820.
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