Information about Chest-of-drawers
- Year created: c. 1782
- Creator: Jean-Henri Riesener
- Country of Origin: France
- Collection: Furniture
- Gallery: Dining Room
The combination of fine mahogany veneers and jewellery-like mounts makes this chest-of-drawers a magnificent spectacle. However, the piece was originally decorated using marquetry, which was at some point replaced. It is very similar to two others used by Marie-Antoinette at the Château de Marly.
The Riesener Project has been working to research and document the furniture of Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806). Explore this object, and the way in which it is constructed, using our 3D model.
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