This oval drawing room, in the center of the garden facade, was specially designed to house the series of pastoral scenes painted by Jean-Baptiste Huet.

The room contains several pairs of furniture pieces, such as the two gilt and silvered bronze console tables, reflecting Moïse de Camondo’s taste for symmetry and balance. There are individual pieces too: the roll-top writing desk, a masterpiece by the cabinetmaker Jean-François Oeben; the coffee table with a Sèvres porcelain top, stamped by RVLC; the folding screen from Louis XVI’s games room at Versailles, made by the master cabinetmaker Jean-Baptiste Boulard who worked for the Royal Furniture Repository. The drawing room suite testifies to the skill of Jean-Baptiste Séné, who also worked for the king and for wealthy private clients. The Savonnerie carpet, featuring a design by Pierre-Josse Perrot, bears the arms of France.

Les Arts Décoratifs, 107, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
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