27 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY AND INLAID COMMODE
OF LOUIS XV/XVI TRANSITIONAL STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
The Sainte-Anne des Pyrén©es marble top above a three drawers, the front section inlaid with a ribbon-tied basket of flowers, on cabriole legs with sabot feet, the top drawer with oval label inscribed 'Magasin du Nord Kobenhavn'
35 in. (89 cm.) high; 46¼ in. (117.5 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
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This lot is second half 20th century and not as stated in the catalogue
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