16 December 1999
A GENOESE BRASS-MOUNTED CREAM AND PINK-PAINTED BOMBE COMMODE
The moulded shaped simulated Siena marble top above two drawers decorated sans-traverse with a central motif depicting a farm house within a sea-scape flanked by trees, and framed by foliate scrolls, the shaped sides with conforming foliate scrolls and with kneeled angles and on cabriole legs with painted upswept acanthus sabots, the decoration considerably refreshed, remounted
35 in. (90 cm.) high; 42 in. (106.5 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep
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A related Genoese painted commode is illustrated in G. Morazzoni, Il Mobile Genovese, Milano, 1962, pl. VI, no. 10.
Another similar Genoese painted commode was sold anonymously in these Rooms, 5 July 1979, lot 109.
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