The commode is stamped twice on top of the carcass with B.V.R.B., the initials of Bernard van Risenburgh, and with J.M.E., the mark of the craftsman's guild.
Bernard van Risenburgh II
French, Paris, about 1740
Oak set with panels of red Chinese lacquer and painted with vernis Martin, gilt bronze mounts; brèche d'Alep top
H: 2 ft. 9 in. x W: 3 ft. 9 in. x D: 1 ft. 9 5/8 in.