22 March 2001,
Price realised GBP 11,162
GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A French ormolu-mounted marquetry commode
In the Louis XV style, Circa 1875
Surmounted by a serpentine Harlequin Breccia marble top, above two drawers inlaid sans traverse, centred by spring flowers within a pierced foliate frame with dragon and foliate handles, each side with a conforming foliate frame, on four cabriole legs, on pierced foliate sabots
35½ in. (90 cm. ) high; 55 in. (140 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (60 cm.) deep
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This commode is inspired by the work of Adrien Delorme who used Nicolas Pineau's designs of furniture and architectural elements featuring dragons.
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