14 September 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A FRENCH CREAM AND BLUE-PAINTED COMMODE
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The eared rectangular top above three panelled drawers, the rounded fluted angles terminating in turned feet, restoration to one leg
32¼ in. (82 cm.); 39¾ in. (101 cm.); 18¼ in. (46 cm.)
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