21 June 2012
A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD, KINGWOOD AND MARQUETRY COMMODE
BY JEAN HOLTHAUSEN, CIRCA 1770
The breakfront white-veined grey marble top with canted angles above two drawers inlaid sans tranverse on cabriole legs with lions' paws feet, stamped to the upper left corner twice J. HOLTHAUSEN and other indistinct stamps, the angle mounts 18th century and possibly associated
33¼ in. (84.5 cm) high; 39 in. (99 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 8 May 2009, lot 82.
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