National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Chest of Drawers (commode) Jean-Mathieu Chevallier (artist)
French, 1696 - 1768
Chest of Drawers (commode), mid-18th century, possibly 1743/1744
veneered on oak stained black with tulipwood, kingwood, sycamore, purplewood, boxwood, and other woods, some showing traces of having been colored by staining; gilded bronze mounts; marble top
overall: 85 x 139.2 x 64.6 cm (33 7/16 x 54 13/16 x 25 7/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.414
On View
From the Tour: Production of French Decorative Arts in the 1700s
Object 2 of 5

Inscription

stamped on top of the carcase above the right and left forelegs, flaws in the wood on the right making the I and second E illegible: [I] M CHEVALLIER.

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