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Biennais, Martin-Guillaumelocked

(b Lacochère, Orne, April 29, 1764; d Paris, March 26, 1843).
  • Donna Corbin

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French cabinetmaker and silversmith. The silver and silver-gilt produced in his workshop rivals that of his contemporaries Henri Auguste and Jean Baptiste Claude Odiot. By 1789 Biennais had established himself at 283, Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris, as a cabinetmaker and tabletier (a dealer in and maker of small objects). After ...

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