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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR TOGETHER WITH LOT 45

A near pair of gilt-bronze-mounted stained sycamore, tulipwood, kingwood, amaranth and parquetry commodes Louis XV/ XVI, Transitional, circa 1778
Lot. Vendu 125,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR TOGETHER WITH LOT 45

A near pair of gilt-bronze-mounted stained sycamore, tulipwood, kingwood, amaranth and parquetry commodes Louis XV/ XVI, Transitional, circa 1778
Lot. Vendu 125,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A near pair of gilt-bronze-mounted stained sycamore, tulipwood, kingwood, amaranth and parquetry commodes Louis XV/ XVI, Transitional, circa 1778
of gentle breakfront form, with a later mottled pink and white marble top above a frieze drawer panelled to simulate three drawers mounted with intersecting roundels enclosing stylised foliage above a Greek key band and two further long drawers panelled in three sections with lozenges with a patera at each corner, inlaid with cube parquetry enclosing flowerheads with a ram's mask mount with acanthus and husk trails on each corner further inlaid to simulate fluting above a shaped apron on cabriole legs terminating in gilt-bronze acanthus cast paw feet, the sides similary mounted and inlaid to the front; one inscribed 'fait a Lyon par moy. Thomas Gaillot 1778'
92.5cm. high, 151cm. wide, 68cm. deep; 3ft. ½in., 4ft. 11½in., 2ft. 2¾in.
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Provenance

Bruni Tedeschi sale, Sotheby's, London, 21st March 2007, lot 177A.

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