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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 387

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD COMMODE

    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR (1740-1780), CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND KINGWOOD COMMODE
    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR (1740-1780), CIRCA 1760
    The later serpentine eared moulded rectangular Rouge Languedoc marble top above two drawers each inlaid cut-corner panels, the sides inlaid conformingly, above a waved apron with pierced C-scroll and rockwork foliate mount, on cabriole legs, stamped twice J.DUFOUR and JME, locked
    81 cm. high x 99 cm. wide x 50 cm. deep


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    Charles Joseph Dufour maître in 1759.
    A comparable commode by Dufour with the same type of veneer is illustrated in P. Kjellberg, Le mobilier français du XVIIIe siècle, Paris, 1989, p. 285.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of an important dutch collector
    (lots 369-406)