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This pair of commodes is of Dresden origin, circa 1770. Although related to examples attributed to the Spindler brothers in the 1991 issue of the Furniture History Journal, subsequent research has helped re-attribute these to Dresden. They are closely related to an example recorded in the Royal Saxon collections, formerly in the Residenzschloss Dresden and now at Schloss Pillnitz, and it has been suggested that the present commodes might also have been commissioned for the Residenzschloss (see G. Haase, Dresdener Möbel des 18. Jahrhunderts, Leipzig, 1983, cat 58, p. 272).
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