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A French Restoration commode.

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Jean-Christophe Fischer ( 1779 - 1854 )

A French Restoration commode.


Provenance

Royal castle of Fontainebleau 
A private collection in Chelsea London 

Detail Description

with its coeval rectangular "cipollino" elaborated moulded marble top on blind frieze drawer above three long drawers on a base plinth.
The marble is signed in pencil ‘Jean Christophe Fischer Maitre’ and stamped in black with the Fontainebleau Royal Castle inventory number F 492.
Although archive research in Fontainebleau has not yet identified the exact inventory, the number F 492 has no doubt to be identified with one of the 19th century inventories of the Castle.
The locks probably by ‘Huret a Paris’.

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Jean-Christophe Fischer