30 September 1999
A CHARLES X MAPLE AND AMARANTH OMMODE
By Cordier, circa 1831
En suite with the two previous lots, banded overall, the rounded rectangular white-veined grey marble top above a long frieze-drawer and two doors enclosing a fitted interior with three sliding open shelves, the plain sides above a stepped moulded plinth and on turned bun feet, the back of the commode with a fruitwood plaque stamped 'MLLE AMICIE DE CASTRO CORDIER SCEY SUR SONE 1831' minor restorations, the marble possibly later, the back bun feet partially lacking
39 in. (101 cm.) high; 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66.5 cm.) deep
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Cordier, was established at 12, rue de Mcon in 1836 and subsequently at 23, rue Jacob in 1839.
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