"Bergère à Dossier Plat, Louis XV Period. Stamped Cresson"Large shepherdess with flat back, in beech, richly molded and carved with flowers, hooks and "surroundings" in bat on the back, and in belt.
Her arms, in a large whip, she rests on small arched feet.
Louis XV period.
This beautiful shepherdess is stamped JB CRESSON.
Perfect condition of wood, some traces of old gilding on the back.
Jean Baptiste CRESSON (1720-1781), comes from one of the most illustrious families of carpenters.
Received Master in 1741, it is illustrated, by very beautiful seats, mixing elegance and finesse of the sculptures. The file, by its shape and its decorative elements are an example. This talent, he shares with the three other carpenters of the same illustrious name, all of whom have wonderfully illustrated the Louis XV Period; Like Louis, who would become a carpenter for the Prince de Condé and the Duke of Orleans ...
Seats by Jean Baptiste CRESSON are exhibited in the permanent collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris.