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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 245

    A NORTH ITALIAN IVORY-INLAID WALNUT SERPENTINE COMMODE

    18TH CENTURY, THE IVORY INLAY 19TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH ITALIAN IVORY-INLAID WALNUT SERPENTINE COMMODE
    18TH CENTURY, THE IVORY INLAY 19TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded overall, the shaped rectangular top centred by a portrait medallion, above three drawers each with a ribbon-tied shield, foliage and fruit-filled urns, the sides with standing classical figures on pedestals, on bracket feet, adapted, the top originally hinged, the handles later
    34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 29¾ in. (76 cm.) wide; 17. 3/4 in. (45 cm.) deep


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