• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 216

    A NORTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, AMARANTH, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Inlaid overall with foliate scrolls, the rectangular top centred by musical attributes, flanked by scrolling foliage, above three walnut-lined graduated drawers centred by torches amidst foliage, the sides inlaid with floral wreaths, on square tapering legs with block feet, with a circular seal [illegible], and old paper label inscribed '3172/H9888(?)', and inscribed '71', the metalwork later
    35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high; 48¾ in. (124 cm.) wide; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 215-216)