Furniture at the Wallace

Posted in conferences (to attend), exhibitions by Editor on October 13, 2009

The Wallace Collection highlights the cabinet-maker, Johann Gottlob Fiedler with a small exhibition and study day. From the museum’s website:

Study Day: Johann Gottlob Fiedler, Eighteenth-Century German Cabinet Maker

Wallace Collection, London, Thursday 15 October 2009 (£7)


Johan Gottlob Fiedler, Commode, ca. 1786 (Wallace Collection)

Achim Stiegel, Curator of Furniture at the Kunstgewerbe Museum Berlin, will present latest research on the cabinet making of Johann Gottlob Fiedler and the small group of cabinets made for patrons such as Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia, later King Friedrich Wilhelm II. Jürgen Huber, Senior Furniture Conservator, Wallace Collection, will discuss the recent conservation of the Collection’s superb Fiedler commode from c.1786 and the innovative features in its construction. See the commode in a special exhibition in the Conservation Gallery,
Vorsprung durch Technik: The Innovative Work of the Cabinet-maker Johann Gottlob Fiedler (6 June – 29 November 2009).

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