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VERSAILLES - detail from the CLOSET of LOUIS XVI, 1788, gilded medallion with the face of Marie-Antoinette Under the direction of architect Richard Mique, boiseries/ woodwork sculptors: Jean-Siméon and Jean-Hugues Rousseau Richard Miqu, Architects Richard, Louis Xvi, Gild Medallions, The Faces, Woodworking Sculptor, St. Louis, De Versail, Jeans Hugu Rousseau
Antique Louis XVI secretary, 1783 ~ by Jean Henri Riesener (French, 1734–1806). Oak veneered with ebony, black and gold Japanese lacquer, tulipwood, holly and black stained holly, amaranth, gilt-bronze mounts, white marble -- made for Queen Marie Antoinette at Versailles. [4th of four pins]
Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette; detail from a portrait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and Archduke Maximilian of Austria by Joseph Hauzinger. Circa 1776.