11 September 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A ROYAL HOUSE
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD COMMODE
BY JEAN-CHARLES ELLAUME, MID-18TH CENTURY, PARTIALLY REMOUNTED
The serpentine-fronted moulded Rouge de Maine marble top abpove two short and two long drawers, each centred by foliate-cast C-scroll handles, above a shaped apron centred by pierced rockwork, the angles mounted conformingly, on splayed feet, stamped 'J.C. ELLAUME' and 'JME'
34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 51 in. (130 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep
Camille Burgi, Paris, 1988.
Christie's house sale, 'Le Pavillon Chougny, a Private Collection', London, 9-10 December 2004, lot 307.
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Jean-Charles Ellaume, maître in 1754.
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