A superb Louis XIV style gilt-bronze mounted cut brass and tortoiseshell ebonized commode mazarine
after a model by André-Charles Boulle (1642-1732)
fourth quarter 19th century
The rectangular onyx top with chamfered edge over a shaped case fitted with two long drawers, raised on cabriole legs headed by winged caryatids trailing to lion paw sabots, the whole decorated with Boulle panels of foliate scroll and flowerhead ornament, stamped twice E.ZWIENER to top of carcass.
height 34in (86.5cm); width 48in (122cm); depth 25in (63.5cm)