Pair of wall-mounted bookcases , made of walnut, burr ash stained in green and bands of boxwood with wavelike pattern.
They consist in three shelves and a top cross bar, partly arched.
Time : Grenoble, midlle of the XVIII° century
Stamp : « HACHE A GRENOBLE » , Pierre Hache (1705-1776)
Stamp used between the 1740’s and the 1760’s. The shelves are stamped under the base and also on the rear stiles.
An identical bookcase can be seen in Françoise and Pierre Rouge work, page 64.
• Le génie des Hache, Françoise and Pierre Rouge – Ed. Faton, 2005
• Hache, ébénistes à Grenoble, Marianne Clerc – Musée dauphinois – Ed Glénat
Height 61 cm. 2 ft.
Width 42 cm. 12 ft 4 _ in.
Depth 13 cm. 5 in.