A fine Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted marquetry commode
bearing signature, Francois Linke
late 19th century
The serpentine fleur des peches marble top above three gilt chandelle mounted frieze drawers and two lower drawers inlaid sans traverse in exotic woods depicting a still life with ewer, fruit, olive boughs and trailing floral vines, flanked by lattice and rosette panels, the stiles mounted with finely detailed acanthus mounts with central beaded spines ending in volute foliate sabots, signed F.Linke on left acanthus mount.
height 36in (92cm); width 62in (157cm); depth 26in (66cm)
- Description should read: lockplate stamped Duvivier Paris, 77, Rue Ste Antoine