• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 50

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine brèche d'Alep marble top above a pair of drawers inlaid with trellis parquetry, centred by an urn flanked by putti and courting doves, the angles each with a putto, on tapering legs with paw-cast sabots, the locks stamped DUVIVIER/77, ST ANTOINE/PARIS
    35 in. (89 cm.) high; 52½ in. (133.5 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MRS. AND MRS. PAUL E. MANHEIM