Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest
Louis XV marquetry commode chest

Louis XV marquetry commode chest

c. 1765 France

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£6,750 gbp
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A late Louis XV marquetry commode chest with ormolu-mounted amaranth, tulipwood, fruitwood marquetry and parquetry. ca 1765. In superb condition.

The two working drawer fronts centred by a marquetry panel of musical trophies.

The canted angles inlaid to simulate columns, with conforming marquetry sides.

With a grey veined antique marble top.

With gilt ormolu mounts.

For a related commode see Guillaume Kemp (master in 1764), provenance Sotheby’s London 29 November 1985 lot 118. See also a related commode by Kemp formerly in the Espirito Santo Collection in Portugal, and was sold at Ader-Picard-Tajan, Paris 14 June 1977 lot 125. The Espirito Santo Family, a major banking family in Portugal, were passionate collectors of some of the finest French furniture of the 18th century.

This antique commode comes from a private collection.
Dimensions
Height 35.00 inch (88.90 cm)
Width 50.00 inch (127.00 cm)
Depth 23.00 inch (58.42 cm)
Stock Code
BHA899
Medium
fruitwood
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