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Trunk of the Dauphine Marie-Antoinette's...

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Trunk of the Dauphine Marie-Antoinette's wardrobe, future Queen of France and wife of King Louis XVI. Made of wood, trimmed with leather, with a rounded lid, reinforced and bordered with iron bands. forged, studded, and lined with wide wooden protective strips. With inscriptions on the lid in small brass nails " GARDE ROBE DE LA DAUPHINE N°5 ». Closed by two wrought iron key locks (one reinforced at the time), with lock covers. Transportable by two strong folding wrought-iron handles. Ht: 50 cm. Length: 1m12 x 52 cm. Wear and tear, lack of leather and reinforcements. Around 1770-1774 Related work : -Travel trunk, Madame la Dauphine's wardrobe Preserved at the castles of Versailles and Trianon, bearing No. 10, this trunk has an appearance, a marking and dimensions similar to ours. - Osenat, Versailles, sale of 24 May 2020 Trunk of "Queen's Chamber No. 10". This is also a very similar manufacture, made for the former Dauphine who became Queen in 1774.

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