Jean Caumont (1858-1941)
Furniture du 17th century
A Fine French ormolu and porcelain-mounted mahogany secrétaire à abattant
DIMENSIONS : l. 24.8 .inH. 43.7 .inP. 13.39 .in
MATERIAUX : Mahogany, ormolu and porcelain plaques, white marble
PROVENANCE : France
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The rectangular white marble top with three-quarter gallery, above a trellis parquetry fall-front centred with a porcelain-roundel finely painted with a flower filled vase , above two cupboard doors each inset with an oval conforming plaque , on conical feet.
Jean Caumont (Master on December 14, 1774), established on rue Traversière, took an active part in the Revolution, during which he was elected judge to the commercial court. The Transition and Louis XVI styles dominate his work.