15 - 16 December 2008,
Price realised EUR 5,000
Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 7,000
A SICILIAN BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD COMMODE
MID 18TH CENTURY
The moulded Verde Antico marble top above two long drawers on cabriole legs
90 cm. high x 60 cm. wide x 36 cm. deep
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Comparable commodes are illustrated in M. Giarrizzo, A. Rotolo, Mobili e Mobilieri nella Sicilia del Settecento, Palermo, 1992, p.76.
Another comparable pair was sold Christie's Milano, 20 November 2002, lot 543.
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