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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 305

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED KINGWOOD MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY BOMBÉ COMMODE

    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY

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    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED KINGWOOD MAHOGANY AND TULIPWOOD MARQUETRY BOMBÉ COMMODE
    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
    The moulded Breccia top above two drawers veneered sans traverse, the front and sides decorated with flowers and trailing foliage, with two labels 'THE COUNTESS OF STRATHMORE/20.09.85' and inscribed '39' also with a chalk inscription to the back 'Cecelia/Countess of Strathmore'
    32¼ n. (82 cm.) high; 45½ in. (110.5 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep


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