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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN INLAID AMARANTH, BOIS SATINE AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODES

    NAPLES, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SOUTH ITALIAN INLAID AMARANTH, BOIS SATINE AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY COMMODES
    NAPLES, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Each with rectanglar top inlaid with an urn above a conforming case, the two drawers and sides inlaid with urns, on square tapering legs ending in foliate caps
    37¼ in. (95 cm.) high, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide, 24 in. (60 cm.) deep (2)


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    The pared down lines, delicate inlay and flush tops of these refined
    commodes are typical of Naples manufacture. A closely related commode with panels of stylized urns and two long drawers was sold, Christie's, New York, 25 September 2001, lot 268.