Property of the Dalseme Family Trust, Southern California
A Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted walnut commode fourth quarter 19th century
The shaped white veined marble top on a finished mahogany top, above three frieze drawers mounted with Vitruvian scrolls and two long drawers sans traverse. height 40 1/2in (103cm); width 78in (198cm); depth 27 1/4in (69cm)
The model for this commode, by Jean-Henri Riesener, was commissioned by Marie-Antoinette in 1786 for the Salon des Nobles at Versailles, where it is now exhibited.
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