• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

    A NORTH ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH ITALIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded and quarter-veneered throughout with floret-centred octagonal medallions within pearled borders, the rectangular top above three long drawers, with later foliate and rockwork handles, on shaped stile feet, inscribed in pencil in the top drawer, 'SIR FREDERICK HEYGATE-BART 15 BELGRAVE ROAD'
    34½ in. (88 cm.) high; 47½ in. (121 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Sir Frederick William Heygate, 2nd Bt (d.1894) or
    Sir Frederick Gage Heygate, 3rd Bt (d.1940).