11 December 2001,
Price realised GBP 8,225
GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD COMMODE
By Léonard Boudin
The serpentine variegated red and white marble top with moulded edge above two short and two long drawers, inlaid with quarter-veneered cartouches, with pierced scroll and foliate chutes trailing to sabots, stamped 'L. BOUDIN' and twice 'JME'
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 45 in. (114 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58 cm.) deep
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Léonard Boudin, maître in 1761.
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