A FRENCH MARQUETRY GILT METAL MOUNTED MARBLE TOP COMMODE
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A FRENCH MARQUETRY GILT METAL MOUNTED MARBLE TOP COMMODE

19TH CENTURY, AFTER A MODEL BY REISENER

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A FRENCH MARQUETRY GILT METAL MOUNTED MARBLE TOP COMMODE
19th century, after a model by Reisener
Surmounted by a marble top of breakfront outline with a moulded edge containing and enclosed by a panelled door inlaid with naturalistic still life with ewer and rustic utensils, fruit and flowers between parquetry and flowerhead panels, the shaped apron applied with foliate female mask between canted angles with trailing ornament and concave panelled sides, on bracket feet with foliate sabots
36½in. (92.5cm.) high, 53in. (160cm.) wide, 22in. (55.5cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The marquetry panel is copied in reverse from that on a commode by Jean Henri Reisener in the Musée Condé at Chantilly
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