Pair of corner shelves

Bernard II van Risenburgh

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Consists of three segmental shelves, with shaped fronts linked at back by a central vertical support, triangular in section, and along outside edges by elaborately pierced C-scrolls, alternately concave and convex, that join with central support at top and bottom; shelves of different sizes, smallest at bottom, largest in middle; distance between upper and middle shelves is greater than that between lower and middle; central support, with shaped ends, veneered on front with tulipwood inlaid with pendants of flowers and leaves in end-cut kingwood; pierced C-scrolls veneered on the front and sides with tulipwood.

Pair of corner shelves, Bernard II van Risenburgh (ca. 1696–ca. 1767), Oak marquetried with tulipwood and kingwood, French, Paris

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