A large French late 19th century gilt bronze mounted tulipwood and amaranth marquetry serpentine commode in the Louis XV style

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Lot 28TP
A large French late 19th century gilt bronze mounted tulipwood and amaranth marquetry serpentine commode
in the Louis XV style

Sold for £ 16,250 (US$ 22,884) inc. premium
A large French late 19th century gilt bronze mounted tulipwood and amaranth marquetry serpentine commode
in the Louis XV style
The moulded marble top above two long drawers inlaid sans traverse with flowers and foliage, mounted with floral branches within a scrolled acanthus, rocaille and floral-cast shaped cartouche mount, flanked by C-scroll, foliate, rocaille and cabochon mounted angles, with cabriole legs terminating in scrolled acanthus sabots, 169cm wide x 61cm deep x 90cm high, (66 1/2in wide x 24in deep x 35in high)

Footnotes

  • A virtually identical commode to the offered lot, dated circa 1880, sold at Christie's, London, 19th Century Furniture and Sculpture, 1 October 2002, lot 356.
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