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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 106

    A SWEDISH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND ROSEWOOD COMMODE

    ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTOPHER TIETZE, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SWEDISH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD AND ROSEWOOD COMMODE
    ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTOPHER TIETZE, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The serpentine-fronted moulded Swedish green marble top, above three bombe drawers and a shaped apron, the sides centred by lozenges, on foliate-cast sabots
    33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) high; 38¼ in. (97 cm.) wide; 20¼ in. (51.5 cm.) deep


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    Christopher Tietze (b. 1727, maître in 1764).
    Closely related commodes by Tietze are illustrated in T. Sylvén, Mästarnas Möbler, Stockholm, 1996, pp.354-355 and 357, and a further commode by the cabinet-maker was sold anonymously, Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 28-31 October 1997, lot 306.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Rasmussen, Copenhagen, 7 March 1993, lot 946.