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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 199

    A GERMAN CHERRYWOOD, MAPLE AND TULIPWOOD COMMODE

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY POTSDAM

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    A GERMAN CHERRYWOOD, MAPLE AND TULIPWOOD COMMODE
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY POTSDAM
    Overall with banded and crossbanded panels, the rounded rectangular top above a concave frieze and bombé drawer and two further drawers, the waved apron between cabriole legs, re-mounted
    88 cm. high x 124 cm. wide x 57 cm. deep


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    With its unusual bombé-shaped outline and inwardly-curving sides and the fine marquetry details in tulipwood and fruitwood this commode can be compared with several examples from Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg and Neues Palais in Potsdam Sanssouci, shown in H. Kreisel, Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels, part II, Munich 1970, fig. 755, 757, 758.

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