07 juillet 2012

Adam Weisweiler, German, 1744-1820, Chest of Drawers with Doors (Commode à vantaux), ca. 1780

Adam Weisweiler, German, 1744-1820, Chest of Drawers with Doors (Commode à vantaux), ca. 1780. Ebony, mahogany, Japanese lacquer, French resin varnish, and copper alloy with mercury gilding and marble; 38 5/8 x 58 7/8 x 24 inches (98.11 x 149.53 x 60.96 cm). Purchase: the Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer Foundation Acquisition Fund, F70-43 A,B. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©2012 Nelson Gallery Foundation Contrasting cultures and materials were harmoniously orchestrated by Weisweiler to create this... [Lire la suite]