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A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Parquetry Commode

FRANCE, Circa 1890

REF No. B72984

dimensions

Height :101 cm | 39³/₄ in
Width :166 cm | 65³/₈ in
Depth :60 cm | 35⁵/₈ in

description

A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Parquetry Commode with a Brèche d'Alep Marble Top.

Of shallow rectangular breakfront form with concave sides, this fine Louis XVI style commode has a shaped brèche d'Alep marble top above an acanthus frieze drawer with a cupboard below inset with a finely cast gilt-bronze medallion depicting a bacchante figure playing the double flute (aulos) with dancing fauns. Below is a shaped apron centred by fronded acanthus and the cabinet is put down on toupie feet with gilt-bronze caps.

A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Parquetry Commode







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