An Exceptional Late 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Lacquer Commode By Henry Dasson
Item # CC129
With a shaped marble top above two drawers veneered san traverse.
Signed Henry Dasson 1870 to the right front bronze.
Henry Dasson was considered one of the finest makers of gilt bronze mounted furniture in the nineteenth Century. He established a workshop at 106 rue Vieille-du-Temple, Paris, and specialised in the production of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI style furniture using the very finest ormolu mounts with the highest quality mercury gilding. In 1871, Dasson purchase Charles-Guillaume Winckelsen business and remaining stock.
Dasson exhibited at the 1878 and 1889 Paris Exhibition. He displayed Louis XV and XVI styles as well as pieces of his own modified eighteenth century design. The exhibits in 1878 included a table entirely in gilt bronze, purchased by Lord Dudley.
Height – 36 inches / 91cm
Width – 55 inches / 140cm
Depth – 25 inches / 64cm
Maker – Henry Dasson