11 September 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A REGENCE KINGWOOD BOMBÉ COMMODE
BY FRANCOIS MONDON, SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The Rance de Belgique marble top of serpentine form, above two short and two long chestnut-lined drawers with reeded handles and vine-leaf lockplates, the lower drawer with gadrooned central recess, flanked by pierced scrolling foliate angles headed by masks, on splayed feet and scrolling sabots, the top under the marble stamped four times 'MONDON', the apron mount associated, the remaining mounts original and re-varnished
33¼ in. (84 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 18 June 1987, lot 193.
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François Mondon, maçitre circa 1730.
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