A good pair of late 19th century marble-topped rosewood, kingwood and marquetry serpentine commode chests

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Lot 776
A good pair of late 19th century marble-topped rosewood, kingwood and marquetry serpentine commode chests

Sold for £ 6,345 (US$ 8,224) inc. premium
A good pair of late 19th century marble-topped rosewood, kingwood and marquetry serpentine commode chests
each having a white- and grey-veined rouge marble top over a slightly bombe front of three quarter-veneered drawers each with gilt rope-edge decoration framing scroll-bordered foliate-inlaid panels having cast rococo-style handles and escutcheon, above a shaped apron and between bulging corners, all with scroll-cast ormolu corner mounts, the serpentine sides similarly inlaid, on splayed square section front legs with cast sabots, each chest with oval brass plaque verso "FROM JOHN MURPHY, CABINETMAKER & UPHOLSTERER, 215 BROMPTON RD S.W.", 69cm wide x 39.5cm deep x 85cm high, (27.5in wide x 15.5in deep x 33in high)
A good pair of late 19th century marble-topped rosewood, kingwood and marquetry serpentine commode chests
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