27 October 2006
A REGENCE LACQUER BRONZE-MOUNTED KINGWOOD COMMODE
Of bombé form, with serpentine basque breccia marble top, above two short and two long drawers, on splayed legs, stamped 'MARCHAND' four times, mounts apparently original and previously lacquered, some mounts marked with C-couronné poinçon
34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, 49 in. (124.5 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep
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L. Goff, Stone Houses: Colonial to Contemporary, Boston, 2002, p.172.
Nicolas-Jean Marchand, maître before 1738.
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