Bonheur du jour Louis XVI, from the 18th century, stamped on the back "F.SCHEY", Fidelys Schey received Master in Paris in 1777.
This refined piece of furniture is made of rosewood veneer with a decoration of fillets inlaid with Greek motifs, and simulated grooves, the precious wood species used are rosewood, amaranth, lemon tree. The frame is made of local wood, oak, beech and softwood.
The piece of furniture rests on sheathed legs also inlaid.
The upper part, forming a tier, is composed of two drawers and a fully inlaid and sliding slatted shutter, it reveals a storage space, and a secret space with two small drawers.
The top unfolds to serve as a writing desk, it is covered in leather. In the lower part a large drawer.
SCHEY Fidelis or Fidely, is originally from the country of Baden, he set up as a cabinetmaker in Paris and was received as a master on February 5, 1777, he became advisor to his corporation. His workshop was located on rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine near the workshop of his brother-in-law, the cabinetmaker Montigny. In 1786, he created several game tables for the Crown for the Château de Fontainebleau. He died on July 29, 1788. According to “The cabinetmakers of the 18th century by François de Salverte”. 18th century period.
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4 500 €
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60 000 €