13 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A NORTH ITALIAN WALNUT SERPENTINE COMMODE
18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO
Crossbanded throughout and with three drawers, each with foliate-cast handles and escutcheons on slender cabriole legs
38in. (97cm.) high; 49½in. (126cm.) wide; 25in. (63cm.) deep
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An almost identical handle design is illustrated in Clara Santini, Mille Mobili Veneti vol. 1, pl. 197, Modena, 1999.
This lot is offered without reserve.No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.