A French late 19th century Louis XVI style  ormolu-mounted amaranth, sycamore, marquetry and parquetry  breakfront commode after a model by Jean Henri Riesener
Lot 213
A French late 19th century Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted amaranth, sycamore, marquetry and parquetry breakfront commode after a model by Jean Henri Riesener
Sold for AU$ 38,400 (US$ 35,894) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French late 19th century Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted amaranth, sycamore, marquetry and parquetry breakfront commode after a model by Jean Henri Riesener
The rectangular marble top with break front above an egg and dart edge over three frieze drawers and two long drawers with a central marquetry panel with instruments and a ewer, flanked on each side by a flowerhead-filled trellis panels, above above a shaped foliate cast apron, with conforming flowerhead-filled trellis sides, raised on acanthus cast feet, marble top restored and glued down, 148cm wide, 64cm deep, 94cm high (58" wide, 25" deep, 37" high).

Footnotes

  • Reference:
    An identical commode sold at Bonhams, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, A Sale of Two Cities, Los Angeles, 2nd April 2012, lot 1144, for US$25,000.
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