A French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany And Ormolu Mounted Commode, Signed Krieger, Paris.
Item # 6681
A sensational and high quality French late 19th century Louis XVI st. five drawer mahogany and ormolu mounted commode, signed Krieger, Paris. Raised on topie shaped supports with ormolu bands. At each corner are fluted wood columns with ormolu top and bottom caps, ormolu swaging garlands and ormolu chandelles, and ormolu rosette blocks above and below. Each of the wide drawers is decorated with ormolu pulls, finely chased keyhole escutcheon, and the original signed lock. With the original Rouge Campan marble top.
Maison Krieger was founded by Antoine and Nicolas Krieger in Paris in 1826. Producing and taking part in major exhibitions of the 19th century, including the Exposition Universelle and the 1849 Exposition des Produits de l'Industrie in Paris. Receiving a medal for their exhibition at the Universal Exhibitions of 1851 in London, and again in 1855, Paris. Maison Krieger created many pieces in Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, as well as 18th century and Empire designs. Maison Krieger is recorded to have been an active client of François Linke.