A George III padouk, sabicu and marquetry serpentine commode
With narrow ebonised bandings throughout outlined with stringing, the moulded top centred by a floral spray with birds surrounded by a shell-crested cartouche, the two short and two long graduated drawers with conforming floral marquetry, the frieze drawers inlaid sans traverse and each drawer flanked by engraved rocaille motifs, the sides with ribbon-tied floral sprays and gilt-brass mounted corners ending in foliate scroll sabots, 135cm wide, 62cm deep, 85cm high (53" wide, 24" deep, 33" high).
- Please note that the record office referred to in reference 5 to the footnote should read the Nortumberland Record Office and not the Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office.
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