15 November 2001,
Price realised GBP 8,812
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TULIPWOOD COMMODE EN TOMBEAU
By Jean-Charles Ellaume
The rounded breche d'Alep marble top above two quarter-veneered short drawers, flanking a coffre fort drawer, above two conforming long drawers, the handles with pierced C-scroll and foliate mounts, the shaped apron with a foliate mount and cartouche, on bracket feet with pierced foliate and C-scroll sabots, stamped 'J.M.E' twice and 'J.C.ELLAUME', the top with restored break, inscribed in chalk 'T(?)B.R', partially remounted
34 in. (86.5 cm.) high; 52½ (133 cm.) wide; 27 in. (68 cm.) deep
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Jean-Charles Ellaume, maître in 1754.
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