• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    A LOUIS XV ROSEWOOD AND TULIPWOOD SERPENTINE COMMODE

    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY WITH LATER GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ROSEWOOD AND TULIPWOOD SERPENTINE COMMODE
    BY CHARLES JOSEPH DUFOUR, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY WITH LATER GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS
    The Saint Anne marble top above two drawers, with line inlay and crossbanding to the sides, the front corner rail stamped 'CO .. DUFOUR JME' and DUFOUR to the other corner, with ink marks to the top and chalk marks to the underside of the marble
    33 in. (84 cm.) high; 30¾ in. (78 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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    Charles Joseph Dufour (1740-1780) maître in 1759.

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