A French late 19th century ormolu-mounted maple, mahogany, citronnier and fruitwood marquetry breakfront commode after the model of the commode "de Fontainebleau" by Riesener
Lot 220
A French late 19th century ormolu-mounted maple, mahogany, citronnier and fruitwood marquetry breakfront commode after the model of the commode "de Fontainebleau" by Riesener
Sold for £43,250 (US$ 72,987) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French late 19th century ormolu-mounted maple, mahogany, citronnier and fruitwood marquetry breakfront commode
after the model of the commode "de Fontainebleau" by Riesener
the shaped marble top, above three frieze drawers with ribbon-tied entrelacs and palmettes frieze, above two long drawers inlaid with a treillis and sunflower marquetry, each side with a similar panel, the breafront centred by a still life depicting a flowers and fruits basket and two urns, on scrolling acanthus cast feet and rectangular terminals, the mounts inscribed JT to the back, 167.5cm wide, 63cm deep, 92.5cm high (65.5" wide, 24.5" deep, 36" high).
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