London, South Kensington
12 June 2002
A FRENCH KINGWOOD MARQUETRY ORMOLU MOUNTED BOMBE COMMODE OF SMALL SIZE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
In the manner of Zweiner
Surmounted by a moulded serpentine marble top with a moulded edge on re-entrant corners containing two drawers inlaid with end cut marquetry in the à traverse and applied with Rococo foliate scroll mounts and handles with projecting angles with pierced foliate ornament and quarter veneered sides on splayed legs with foliate scroll sabots, the sabots possibly stamped
36½in. (93cm.) wide, 34in. (86.5cm.) high, 21in. (53cm.) deep
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A commode of similar form, by Emmanuel Zweiner, is illustrated in C. Payne 19th Century European Furniture, Woodbridge, 1989, p.86, No.144.
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