Charles Cressent and Louis XV at the Château de la Muette

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The only piece of furniture made by cabinetmaker Charles Cressent (1685-1768) for the French King, this commode is listed with the Garde-Meuble and has belonged to the same collection since 1934. Charles Cressent (1685-1768), Louis XV period, satin-finish and cross marquetry commode with palms and flowers, opening with two drawers and two leaves, decorated with openwork cartouche, palms and flower falls, Sarrancolin marble top, n° 1131 du garde-meuble de la Couronne, 89 x 149 x 66 cm/35 x 58.6 x 25.9 in.Estimate: €500,000/700,000 "The most prestigious commission by the most prestigious cabinetmaker", sums up expert Pierre-François Dayot’s thoughts regarding this commode

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