19 May 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD, AMARANTH AND PARQUETRY COMMODE
STAMPED TWICE CM COCHOIS, CIRCA 1740, REMOUNTED
The shaped brèche d'Alep marble top above two conforming drawers with shaped quarter-veneered parquetry panels, the sides similarly decorated, above a shaped apron set with a pierced aysmmetrical cartouche, on cabriole legs, the corners set with rocaille mounts centered with a cabochon, above leaf-wrapped reeded chutes and scrolled-acanthus sabots
31 in. (80.5 cm.) high, 30 in. (76 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 17/18 November 1999, lot 541.
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