Lot 64
  • 64

A Régence style gilt-bronze mounted tulipwood commode in the manner of Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt, probably English, mid-19th century

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
Sold
16,250 GBP
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Description

the serpentine front and sides and veined pink-grey marble top, fitted with three drawers, veneered with double panels à quatre faces, in matted gilt-bronze frame with scallopshell spandrels and fluted handles depending from scrolls, the central cartouche-shaped lockplates cast with similar motifs, the sides mounted with plaques of maidens emblematic of Astronomy seated on strapwork scrolls, the rear uprights headed by palmettes, the chamfered projecting angles mounted with ormolu uprights headed by ram’s heads and ending in curling leaves developing to scrolled bifurcated feet
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