The Wallace Collection

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Louis XV's Commode
  • Commode
  • Louis XV's Commode
  • Antoine-Robert Gaudreaus (1682 - 1746)
  • Jacques Caffiéri (1678 - 1755)
  • France
  • 1739
  • Oak veneered with kingwood and satiné, mahogany drawers, mahogany lining in side cupboards, red linen lining inside drawers and cupboards, gilt bronze, gilded brass hinges, brass lock plates and lock bracket in between drawers, serpentine marble top.
  • Object size: 88.8 x 195.5 x 80.6 cm
  • Stamp: 'FAIT PAR CAFFIERI'
    Stamp: Mark of the Château of Versailles, two intersecting Vs Branded
  • F86
  • Back State Room
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Louis XV, new bedchamber in his private apartment, Versailles, 15 April 1739; Hôtel des Menus, 21 June 1774; duc d'Aumont, 15 February 1775. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 1865.