A George III cream painted and polychrome decorated parcel gilt demi-lune commode
in the manner of Angelica Kauffmann
Painted with green line borders the moulded top with oval central reserve depicting 'Miranda & Ferdinand', within a husk, berry and riband tied border with riband tied wheatsheaves below, above a floral decorated frieze drawer and a bowed panelled front painted with an oval reserve depicting, 'Fame decorating Shakespeares' tomb', within a husk & berry riband tied border flanked by floral festoons, leaf decorated uprights and panelled doors, one painted with a similarly decorated reserve, of 'Abra', the other of 'Erminia', each enclosing a shelf, on square tapering gaitered legs, some decoration refreshed, with pencil inscription to the backboard, 'Rue Berger', 86cm wide, 43cm deep, 85cm high (33.5" wide, 16.5" deep, 33" high).
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