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Large Library With Ressaut, Walnut, Bronzes By Charles Cressent, XVIIth And XIXth Centuries.

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"Large Library With Ressaut, Walnut, Bronzes By Charles Cressent, XVIIth And XIXth Centuries."
Charles CRESSENT (1685-1768), large bookcase in molded walnut, 4 doors, 17th and 19th century periods, The 17th century cupboard constituting the central part opens with 2 doors with 2 panels, the upper part has been replaced by glasses to make a library, The lower panels are each adorned with a figured ornamentation of applied bronze, On the one hand, a musician cupid standing on a leafy console holding in his right hand a viola da gamba and a musician's stick in his left hand, and on the other hand, a painter cupid, also standing on a leafy console, holding a painter's palette in his right hand and a paintbrush in his left hand, Each bronze measures 27 cm in height. top, They are similar to the ornamentations of the corner cupboard, around 1720, described in the sale of Ennery in 1786 and reproduced on page 99 in the work of A, Pradére, as well as those of the corner from from a private collection and sold by Sotheby's to London June 13, 1997, reproduced in the same book on page 311, The wardrobe was flanked, in the 19th century, slightly set back, by two walnut bookcase elements molded identically to the central part, thus creating a pleasant jump, Dimensions of the whole: height 249 X 280 X 68 cm, perfect condition, Bibliography: Alexandre PRADERE, Charles CRESSENT, sculptor, cabinetmaker of the Regent, Editions Faton, Dijon, 2003,

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Large Library With Ressaut, Walnut, Bronzes By Charles Cressent, XVIIth And XIXth Centuries.
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