"Louis XV Period Marquetry Commode Stamped Delorme XVIII"Commode in Rio rosewood marquetry, Regency style, Louis XV XVIII Estamplillée DELORME ** opening with four drawers in three rows. Drawers in Rio rosewood marquetry in four sheets framed with a clear satin net against the grain, all in a rosewood frame in two sheets. Crosspieces inlaid with rosewood underlined by a simulated groove in light satin, rounded uprights with simulated grooves in light satin, sides in geometric marquetry of Rio rosewood in four leaves forming a rhombus underlined by a light satin net followed by four leaves in triangular Rio rosewood also highlighted with a clear satin net. Rich ornamentation of golden bronzes: keyholes, pull handles, falls, apron, all the bronzes are original. Stamped on the front left and front right upright. Molded Royal red marble top (old restorations). We recognize the very good quality of execution of Adrien DELORME. ** DELORME FAIZELOT Adrien received Master on June 22, 1748, from a family of craftsmen whose original name is FAIZELOT, eldest son of François DELORME. The Almanacs of the Period present him as "one of the most skilful and most renowned for marquetry works" His work attests to a great fantasy, mainly curved chests of drawers made in the Louis XV style in marquetry of flowers or geometric, his compositions are often completed with frames inscribed on a background of herringbone veneer in very contrasting tones. Among the characteristic motifs of Adrien DELORME there is also a rectangular reserve inlaid with grids circumscribed by a triple row of frames with interwoven angles as well as a star arrangement of plain veneers.