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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND FLORAL MARQUETRY COMMODE

    MID-18TH CENTURY, STAMPED 'P. ROUSSEL', PARTIALLY RE-MOUNTED, THE MOUNTS RE-GILT IN THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH AND FLORAL MARQUETRY COMMODE
    MID-18TH CENTURY, STAMPED 'P. ROUSSEL', PARTIALLY RE-MOUNTED, THE MOUNTS RE-GILT IN THE 19TH CENTURY
    The serpentine-fronted rouge griotte marble top above a pair of drawers inlaid and mounted sans traverse with flowering sprays within a foliate encadrement, the sides inlaid with further floral sprays, with foliate-mounted angles, on slightly splayed legs ending in pierced sabots, stamped to the front right corner
    34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, 33 in. (84 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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    Pierre Roussel, maître in 1745.

    Provenance

    Mr. Sumner Welles.
    Dr. Annella Brown; sold Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York, 23 April, 1977, lot 229.