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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BRONZE-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BRONZE-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE

ATTRIBUTED TO BERNARD MOLITOR

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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND BRONZE-MOUNTED MAHOGANY COMMODE
Attributed to Bernard Molitor
The rectangular mottled grey marble top above a moulded frieze and four drawers with ring-bearing lion's mask handles, on a moulded plinth and paw feet, the underside of the marble inscribed 'Veber..', lacking one ring handle, the back block feet 19th Century replacements
36 in. (92 cm.) high; 23¾ in. (60 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
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Bernard Molitor, maître in 1787.

A small related commode attributed to Bernard Molitor with similar ring handles and paw feet is illustrated in U. Leben, Molitor, London, 1992, p.180, fig. 20B, while another related commode is illustrated in U. Leben, Bernard Molitor, exhibition catalogue, Luxembourg, 1995, p.116, fig.47.
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