Jacques Quinet, Pair of chests
Jacques Quinet (1918-1992)
Pair of chests
Pair of mahogany, leather and bronze cabinets. Surmounted by a cutaway top covered with leather and standing on four cones. They open by a door decorated in trompe l’oeil by five drawers, whose fronts are covered with leather. The feet are also covered with leather with a saddle-stitched finish. Some elements such as the cones supporting the top, the ends of the legs are made in gilded bronze with this their original patina and also have an ornamental function. The same material is used for the drawer handles.
Height 160 cm (63 in) - Width 86 cm (34 in) - Depth 43 cm (17 in)
- Special order for a financial society, Marseille (South of France), 1960-61.
- Then by descent.
- Purchased directly by the gallery Chastel-Maréchal from the above.
- « Jacques Quinet », Guitemie Maldonado, éd. de l’Amateur, Paris, 2000, p. 123