Jean-Henri Riesener

(1734 - 1806)
Riesener was born in Gladebeck on 4th July 1734, he moved to Paris and apprenticed to Jean-François Oeben. After the death of Oeben, Riesener directed his workshop under the authority of Oeben’s widow whom he later married. Riesener’s marriage to Oeben’s widow allowed him to become one of the most celebrated ébénistes of late eighteenth-century Par...
read more
Browse collection
32 objects