A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, EBONIZED AND EBONY MARQUETRY COMMODE
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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, EBONIZED AND EBONY MARQUETRY COMMODE

CIRCA 1780

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, EBONIZED AND EBONY MARQUETRY COMMODE
CIRCA 1780
Of serpentine outline, the red and white mottled marble top with three quarter bronze gallery, above a pair side doors inlaid with perched owls
34 ½ in. (88 cm.) high, 31 ¾ in. (81 cm.) wide, 17 ¼ in. (44 cm.) deep
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