21 October 1997,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 77,300
USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH COMMODE
The bowed top inlaid with central lobed medallion within geometric borders above three drawers with Bacchic mask escutcheons, the handles with cornucopia backplates, the apron with zephyr mounts, the sides inlaid with interlaced lozenges and with Hercules mask mounts, on twinned scroll feet
34in. (86cm.) high, 50in. (127cm.) wide, 26½in. (67cm.) deep
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Two very similar commodes, possibly from the same workshop, were sold Versailles, 21 February 1982, lot 74 and Versailles, 28 February 1988, lot 258.
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