PAIR OF COMMODES "the convenient Tweedmouth"
Jacques Van Oostenryk, known as Dautriche (1725 - 1778, received Master in 1765)
Pair of dressers stamped by Dautriche, Paris around 1770.
This pair is on a frame of oak and soft wood, the veneer is rosewood decorated with marquetry sycamore wood, rosewood, amaranth; net of boxwood and ebony. They are adorned with their gilded and chiseled bronzes.
Two red cherry marbles from Italy rest on the plateaus.
Dimensions: H. 90cm (361 / 2in); L.147cm (576 / 8in); Pr. 60cm (235 / 8in)
Stamp: J.DAUTRICHE / JME (Jurande brand) on each dresser (photo n ° 1).
Brand and registration:
No. 1 and No. 2 respectively on each chest
A handwritten ink label stuck on the back of the frame:
SALOON NORTH WALL
-Sir dudley coutets Marjoribanks (1820-1894)
1st Baron Tweedmouth at London Park Lane.
-By descendants Edward Marjoribanks collection (1849-1909)
2nd Baron Tweedmouth.
-Newton Wallop (1856-1917) 6th Earl of Portsmouth and the Countess of Portsmouth his wife.
the sale of the Countess of Portsmouth Christie's London May 18, 1922 Lot 80 (photo n ° 7).
-Acquired by Mrs Vernon Sangter (1899-1986) Liverpool, founder of the company Ladbroke (photo n ° 8).
Sale Christie's London June 13, 2002, lot 170
-Buy by the Perrin Gallery, represented in his book pages 64-68.
-Collection particular France.
Pierre Kellberg, "French furniture of the eighteenth century"
Alexandre Pradère "the cabinetmakers of Louis XIV to the revolution"
Morgan Blaise "Jacques Dautriche cabinetmaker under Louis XV and
Louis XVI »the stamp / object Art n ° 360 July 2001 (page 58
represented fig. 12).
Full file on request.
Price : on request