Lot 505 (Country House and Asian Art Auction, 15th May 2019)

A French Louis XVI style marble top plum pudding mahogany ebony and ormolu mounted commode

A French Louis XVI style marble top plum pudding mahogany ebony and ormolu mounted commode a ressaut trapezoidal, 19th century, after the model by Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806, Maitre 1768), and in the manner of Henry Dasson, (1825-1896), the shaped top with concave edge above an egg and dart casting and three frieze drawers set with water lilies and entwined foliate scrolls above a central cupboard door cast in a relief roundel with a nesting dove and clouds within a bezelled raised border and surmounted by a tied ribbon within a bead surround and four sun flower applications, the door opening to reveal a single shelf between canted flower headed corners, cast with acanthus scrolls and pendant husks, tapering to scroll block feet plied with leaf brackets, the commode with cast openwork lower bracket of foliate scroll work, 165cm wide, 62cm deep, 92cm high

Sold for £9,500


Condition report
Cracks to doors and panels, chips to edges of marble, general wear and tear commensurate with age and daily use

 
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