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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 302

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    IN THE LOUIS XV STYLE, AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    IN THE LOUIS XV STYLE, AFTER THE MODEL BY CHARLES CRESSENT, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine brèche d'alep marble top above two drawers decorated with hanging floral garlands, scrolling foliage and trellis parquetry, the curved sides similarly decorated and each set with a cupboard door, the angles clasped with scrolling acanthus, on tapering legs with paw-cast sabots, the top of the carcass with import stamp MADE IN ENGLAND
    34 5/8 in. (88 cm.) high; 59½ in. (151.3 cm.) wide; 24¾ in. (63 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    with Whistant's Antiques, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot is being offered without reserve and is tax exempt in the state of New York. Kindly refer to page 246 of the sale catalogue for further information.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W. A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE (LOTS 302 & 303)