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Old Masters paintings, 16th, 17th and 18th furnitures and works of art
Bonheur-du-jour, stamped Jean Jacques Manser called Mantzer. Marquetry by Charles Topino.
Transitional style, 18th century, Paris.
Dimensions : H : 89 cm ; W : 61 cm ; D : 41 cm
Oak frame, rosewood, sycamore and amaranth veneers. Inlaid with light wood and stained sycamore and gilded bronze. The "Bonheur-du-jour" is an oval-shaped cabinet with inlaid Chinese-style familiar objects in amaranth, stained sycamore and stained fruitwood veneer. It opens with a drawer in the waist revealing a writing case.
Charles Topino, whose production was very varied, was particularly fond of small pieces of furniture such as flying tables or bonheurs-du-jour. The latter are rectangular or ellipsoidal in shape.
Jean Jacques Manser called Mantzer (Born in 1727) - Cabinetmaker. Born in Ribeauvillé in Alsace, he was the son of a carpenter. He worked in the Grande rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine in 1758, when he married a daughter of Topino.
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