Exceptional Bonheur du Jour inlaid with decorations on all sides in a rectangular stepped shape, in precious wood marquetry with patterns of flowery vases and utensils on a background of violet wood, in rosewood frames. It opens with six small drawers, in its upper part, and a belt drawer lined with its old silk forming a desk in its center on one side and provided with a mirror on the other.
It rests on four faceted arched feet joined by a crotch shelf. It presents a very rich ornamentation of finely chiseled and gilded bronzes such as: openwork galleries, astragalus, interlacing friezes, corner drops and foliated hooves.
Trace of stamp of Pierre Roussel and punch of Jurande
Pierre Roussel cabinetmaker received Master on August 21, 1745
This bonheur du jour is in the new Kjellberg edition on page 773.
Height : 92 cm
Width : 72 cm
Depth : 45 cm
32 000 €