A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE

BY PIERRE ROUSSEL, MID-18TH CENTURY

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
BY PIERRE ROUSSEL, MID-18TH CENTURY
Inlaid to the front and sides with flowers and leaves, the triple-step-moulded rouge griotte marble top over three short and two long drawers, stamped to the top left of the carcase P. ROUSSEL JME, partly re-mounted
35 ½ in. (90 cm.) high; 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
Provenance
Christie's London, 29th June 1972, lot 39
Christie's London, 6th December 1984, lot 65 (£11,250 incl. premium) where acquired by the vendor
Literature
Pierre Verlet, French Furniture of the 18th Century, 1991, p. 124
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Lot Essay

Pierre Roussel, maître in 1745
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