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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 308

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE

    CIRCA 1775

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
    CIRCA 1775
    The breakfronted Cipollino marble top above three frieze drawers, and two large drawers, the corners headed by masks mounts on fluted circular tapering legs, the marble top probably an old replacement and with label '13754/ Fp & sons Ltd.', largely later remounted, the handles and escutcheons original, backplates stamped 'HPR73'
    34 ½ in. (87.6 cm.) high, 50 in. (127 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.4 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 December 1982, lot 59.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 12 December 2002, lot 112.


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