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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 310

    A LOUIS XV CHESTNUT COMMODE

    BY FRANCOIS GARNIER, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A LOUIS XV CHESTNUT COMMODE
    BY FRANCOIS GARNIER, MID-18TH CENTURY
    With a red brêche marble top, above three drawers carved with ribbon-tied foliate swags and central cartouches, stamped 'F. GARNIER' and 'JME'
    27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 32½ in. (82.5 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep


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    Francois Garnier worked in the Rue du Fauborg-Saint-Antoine, was active throughout the reign of Louis XV and was the father of the celebrated ébéniste Pierre Garnier who became maître in 1742.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE