Attributed to Bernard van Risen Burgh (BVRB), Master before 1730
Oak veneered with Japanese lacquer and varnished; chased gilt bronze; red griotte marble top
Inv. CAM 36
© MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance
If you would like to use this image, please contact the Picture Library
Each of these Louis XV corner cupboards has a curved door veneered with a Japanese lacquer panel decorated with a landscape. The concave sides and lower cross brace are decorated with “vernis Martin,” a Parisian varnish imitating lacquer. An ornate rococo gilt bronze decoration covers the seams between the lacquer and the varnish.