8 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
A FRENCH GILT-METAL MOUNTED ROSEWOOD, TULIPWOOD, FRUITWOOD AND MAHOGANY INLAID COMMODE
BY JEAN WENDELIN WEBER, LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
Crossbanded, chequer banded and line inlaid throughout, the later veneered top above the three drawers enclosed by canted corners on scroll feet, stamped to the reverse WEBER, with later apron and other restorations
32¾ in. (83 cm.) high; 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) wide; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep
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For a similar Louis XVI ormolu-mounted tulipwood and amaranth commode by Jean Wendelin Weber, see Christies, Amsterdam, A Private Dutch Collection, 28th September 2000, lot 542.
Jean Wendelin Weber, maître in 1786.
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