Tulip wood-veneered dressing table with butterfly wing-shaped marquetry within shapely violet wood frameworks. Top fitted with mirror along three sections. Two drawers and one writing slab along facade. Cabriole legs.
Stamped J.G. Schlichtig and guild mark.
Restorations on veneering, minor wear on varnish and three small accidents due to use.
Jean-Georges Schlichtig -1725-1782- master status1765.
Originally from Germany, this skilled cabinet maker maker made Louis XV and Transition furniture. He favored “butterfly wing” veneering of tulip wood against a violet wood ground.
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