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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
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From the Tour: Production of French Decorative Arts in the 1700s
Object 2 of 5

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Ernest Cronier [1840-1905], Paris; (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 4-5 December 1905, no. 137); (Duveen Brothers, Inc, London, New York, and Paris); sold May 1907 to Peter A.B. Widener, Philadelphia; inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.

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