Louis XV commode
Louis XV commode in lignum vitae and rosewood, with chiselled and gilded bronze, signed by the initials AD, and gray marble top of Sainte Anne.
The decoration is a geometric pattern, with plants and shells with an symmetrical asymmetry, typical style of Louis XV.
During the reign of Louis XV, is frequently to find the games the clear and dark, and the symmetry and asymmetry Coquillage.
The Master Jacques Birckle, it was the personal woodworkers of the Queen Marie Antoinette, and the Duke of Orleans. He is represented in major French museums, like the Museum Art Decoratifs in Paris, the museum Cognac - Jay, the Petit Palais, and also the Palace of Versailles
The stamp J.M.E. - Jurandi des Menuiseurs Ebène it was the stamp of the Paris carpenters corporation. And symbolized not only the quality, but also the artistic execution of the piece.