Stamped by Joseph Feurstein, Master in 1767
Oak, painted and varnished in white and blue-green; chased gilt bronze; white marble top
Inv. CAM 124
© Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance
If you would like to use this image, please contact the picture library at Les Arts Décoratifs
The door panels originally had a sky blue ground, which has turned green with time. Each panel is decorated with an oval medallion, painted in monochrome. One depicts Ceres or Summer; the other, Flora or Spring. This decoration is typical of the way in which the Parisian lacquer (“vernis parisien”) technique was adapted to the neoclassical taste.