Sale 10BE01 | Lot 144

Louis XV Style Gilt-Metal Mounted Marquetry Inlaid Kingwood and Mahogany Commode

Catalogue: Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts
Louis XV Style Gilt-Metal Mounted Marquetry Inlaid Kingwood and Mahogany Commode

Lot Details

Lot 144
Louis XV Style Gilt-Metal Mounted Marquetry Inlaid Kingwood and Mahogany Commode
The serpentine-shape breche d'Alep marble top above a conforming case enclosing two drawers, the front and sides decorated with floral sprays and scrolling acanthus leaves, raised on cabriole legs with foliate decorated knees, chutes and sabots. Height 35 1/2 inches, width 62 inches, depth 26 1/2 inches.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Commode: marble top appears to be in generally good condition; some chips to underside of rim edges; no apparent infilling or breaks; light scratching / scuffing to top; rough rim edge with chips along the back rim edge
Case: top drawer opens with ease; lower drawer is somewhat tight; small area of veneer loss on the rear side of the front flared leg on the proper right side of the commode; splitting to veneer is visible on the proper right side of the commode extending in a vertical direction from top to bottom; some additional splitting to the veneer on the proper left side; some nails that secure the mounts are missing; oak secondary wood; appears to retain all of its mounts; no locking key


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts

Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10am EST
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