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French Louis XV Period, Walnut Commode Attributed to Jean-François Hache

French Louis XV Period, Walnut Commode Attributed to Jean-François Hache
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Description: An exceptional French Louis XV period, walnut commode en arbalète attributed to Jean-François Hache (1730-1796) of Grenoble.

Hache’s use of four arched legs that end with a pastille foot is a signature of his work. One can see the superior quality and color of the wood that came from the Dauphiné region. The drawers, which are separated by a crosspiece, have period bronze pulls and escutcheons.

Jean-François Hache was a member of a famous dynasty of 18th century cabinetmakers that included his grandfather, Thomas, and his father, Pierre. The Hache family played a major role in France for over a century. Today, the pieces of furniture they made are in high demand.

Vetted Antique Shows/Fairs
Palm Beach | America’s International Fine Art and Antiques Fair, West Palm Beach, FL, 2007

Provenance
Grenoble, France
Private Collection, Lyon, France
Mary Helen McCoy Fine Antiques, Charleston, South Carolina

Stock Nr: 1104
Origin: Grenoble, France
Circa: 1750-1770

Height: 34 ins.
Width: 51 ins.
Depth: 25 ins.
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