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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE

    CIRCA 1720-30

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    A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID KINGWOOD AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
    CIRCA 1720-30
    The shaped brèche marble top above two short and two long bombé drawers, the chutes with bat-winged masks issuing garlands, the legs with foliate sabots
    33 ¾ in. (86 cm.) high; 51 in. (130 cm.) wide; 25 ½ in. (65 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Eugène Kraemer Collection, sold Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 5-6 May 1913, lot 141.
    Acquired by the philanthropist and collector Ogden Mills (1857-1929) for his residence in Paris, 73 rue de Varenne.
    Inherited by his daughter, Beatrice, Countess of Granard (1883-1972).
    Thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Lady of Title (lots 4, 6, 25, 51, 75)