An Australian  cedar commode chestCirca 1835
Lot 402
An Australian cedar commode chestCirca 1835
Sold for AU$ 3,050 (US$ 2,856) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian cedar commode chest
Circa 1835
the rectangular hinged top with thumb nail edge above four false cock-beaded drawers, enclosing original arm rests, ceramic chamber pot and turned cedar cover, raised on bun feet, 85cm wide x 55cm deep x 80cm high, (33" wide x 21.5" deep x 31" high)


  • Reference:
    For a similar example see Australian Furniture, Pictorial History and Dictionary 1788-1938 by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, Casuarina Press, plate 287, page 313.
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