Attributed to Léonard Boudin French
Pierre-Antoine Foullet French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 957

This chest of drawers, veneered in marquetry and ornamented with gilt-bronze mounts, may be the work of the French cabinet-maker Pierre-Antoine Foullet. He was known for elaborate case pieces embellished with classical urns or floral ornament, and landscape scenes with architectural ruins. In the late 1760s Foullet often worked in collaboration with Leonard Boudin, who supplied him with furniture to be veneered.

Commode, Attributed to Léonard Boudin (French, 1735–1807, master 1761)  , and, Oak and pine veneered with stained maple, tulipwood, amaranth, and holly stringing, with marquetry of stained, shaded, and engraved maple, mahogany, amaranth, barberry and other marquetry woods; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; brass rollers.

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