15 November 2001,
Price realised GBP 5,875
GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
The later eared moulded rectangular yellow Benou breccia marble top above three short frieze drawers and two long drawers framed by beaded and stiff-leaf borders, above a waved acanthus mount, the fluted angles headed by guilloche and acorn swags and filled with chandelles, on turned tapering legs terminating in foliate sabots, bearing the spurious stamp J.F.OEBEN partially later mounted, the back legs replaced in stained fruitwood.
34½ in. (88 cm.) high; 51 in. (129 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep
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