Spoliation Information for Gilles Joubert (designer), Roger Vandercruse Lacroix (manufacturer), French, Commode

Commode. RVLC impressed; painted inventory number 2666. One of a pair supplied by Joubert for the Salon de Compagnie of Mademoiselle Du Barry at Versailles

Tulipwood and marquetry, 91 by 146 by 66cm

Acquisition: Bought in 1988 from Christie's acting as agent for the estate of Hon R Fermor-Hesketh
Reference: WAG10774

PROVENANCE

Hon John JB Fermor-Hesketh, Cosgrove Hall, Bletchley. Bucks., at his death in 1961
Hon. Robert Fermor-Hesketh, 70 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 in 1988

QUESTIONS IN THE OPERATIVE PERIOD
  • How and when acquired by the Hon John HB Fermor-Hesketh?
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Hon John JB Fermor-Hesketh known to have been collecting in the 1930s and 40s
  • This piece is Christie's sale catalogue 23/6/1988 lot 136 (withdrawn from sale).