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Commode

Maker:
Claude-Charles Saunier (French, 1735–1807)
Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
French
Medium:
Oak veneered with ebony, mahogany, rosewood, Japanese lacquer panels, rosso levanto marble, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 41 3/4 x 19 1/4 in. (92.1 x 106 x 48.9cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 539
The Japanese lacquer dates to about 1690 and has been reused as veneer for this commode.
Signature: Stamped below marble on left front corner: C.C. SAUNIER J.M.E.
Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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