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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 373

    A FRENCH AMARANTH AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS

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    A FRENCH AMARANTH AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS
    The serpentine red marble top above two long drawers inlaid sans travers with a hunting trophy and cube parquetry, flanked by shaped angles headed by espagnolettes, above a waved apron on cabriole legs, with restorers' inscription to the top GHALAMEL/REPARATEUR/RUE DES TAPISSIERS/REIMS
    80 cm. high x 90 cm. wide x 81 cm. deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GERMAN LADY