• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 159

    A NORTH EUROPEAN WALNUT ROSEWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    POSSIBLY DUTCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN WALNUT ROSEWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    POSSIBLY DUTCH, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With canted top above two short and two long chequerbanded drawers, the pressed metal handles decorated with urns with a male and female portrait to each side, the canted corners with carved, bulbous facings terminating in scroll feet
    32.5 in. (83 cm.) high; 49 in. (124.5 cm) wide; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) deep


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