• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 14

    A GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY DEMILUNE COMMODE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RHEINLAND

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY DEMILUNE COMMODE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY RHEINLAND
    The moulded eared demilune grey-veined white marble top above a plain frieze with three drawers, flanked to each side by two further swivel drawers, above two drawers sans travers, decorated with parquetry panels and a central panel depicting a fountain with river gods, flanked by a cupboard door to each side, above an apron, on tapering fluted legs, branded three times to the reverse with crowned C
    85 cm. high x 146 cm. wide x 58 cm. deep


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