A Fine Piedmontese 18th century walnut and fruitwood marquetry demi-lune commode

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Lot 116
A Fine Piedmontese 18th century walnut and fruitwood marquetry demi-lune commode

Sold for £ 24,000 (US$ 32,923) inc. premium
A Fine Piedmontese 18th century walnut and fruitwood marquetry demi-lune commode
the serpentine top above a frieze-drawer and two long drawers decorated sans-traverses with inlays of geometrical pattern, moon-crescents and stars, flanked to each side by a cupboard door, the interior fitted with two shelves, on small square tapering feet, 135cm wide, 58cm deep, 82.5cm high (53in wide, 22.5in deep, 32in high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    By repute, purchased from the late Prince George, Duke of Kent, Kensington Palace, by Sir Seymour Egerton, Eaton Square
    Thence by descent in the family
    Lent to Peter Maitland, Abbey House, Witchampton, Dorset
    Present vendor
A Fine Piedmontese 18th century walnut and fruitwood marquetry demi-lune commode
A Fine Piedmontese 18th century walnut and fruitwood marquetry demi-lune commode
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