6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A NORTH ITALIAN WALNUT COMMODE
LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The rectangular moulded top above a frieze carved with Vitruvian scrolls and three lozenge panelled drawers, on bun feet, the handles replaced
40¼ in. (102 cm.) high; 55½ in. (141 cm.) wide; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) deep
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A related commode with such distinctive lozenge-panelled drawer fronts is in the Museo Civico in Belluno (see C. Santini, Mille Mobili Veneti, vol. I, p. 90 cat. 174).
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