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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 287

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD COMMODE

    STAMPED INDISTINCTLY ...ECH, MID-18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD COMMODE
    STAMPED INDISTINCTLY ...ECH, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The shaped breche d'alep marble top above a serpentine front fitted with three frieze drawers over two deep drawers each with string-inlaid and crossbanded borders and flanked by foliate and cartouch cast chutes and sabots, mounts apparently original but with some plugged holes due to repositioning, stamped to front corner beneath marble
    34¼ in. (87 cm.) high, 50¼ in. (127.5 cm.) wide, 25 in. (63.5 cm.) deep


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