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    Sale 1940

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 430

    A LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, MARQUETRY AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-HENRI RIESENER, 19TH CENTURY
    The breakfront medous breccia marble top over three frieze drawers, above a pair of drawers inlaid sans traverse with a musical trophy and scrolling foliage, flanked by lozenge-decorated panels, the curved sides with similar panels, the angles with acanthus-cast volutes, on short cabriole legs tapering to paw-cast sabots, the locks stamped VF/PARIS over crossed keys
    37¼ in. (96 cm.) high; 67¼ in. (171 cm.) wide; 25¾ in. (65.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS