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Angle cabinet

Pierre Boichod (1769–?)1775

The Royal Castle in Warsaw – Museum

The Royal Castle in Warsaw – Museum

A set of angle cabinets, richly inlaid and covered with marble tops, was made by a Paris cabinet maker, Pierre Boichod. They are veneered with rosewood; the door panels and those of cut corners are covered with chinoiserie. The painted decoration on the side panels depicts fragments of a landscape. Decoration was made from the original panels in lacquer technique. Today they form part of the furnishings for the King’s Bedchamber, rebuilt for Stanisław August in 1772-75 after a design by Jacob Fontana and Domenico Merlini.

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  • Title: Angle cabinet
  • Creator: Pierre Boichod (1769–?)
  • Date created: 1775

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