Description & Technical information

A fine Louis XV bombé serpentine-shaped ormolu-mounted and European
lacquer Commode.

The brèche d'Alep marble top above two large drawers sans traverse, the whole lacquered with a polychrom decoration of branches of peonis, different flowers and birds and adorned with a rich rococo ormolu-mounted ornamentation, such as central escutcheon or scrolled and foliate framings, on four cabriole legs terminating in scrolling sabots.

Date:  1750
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Medium: serpentine-shaped ormolu-mounted, brèche d'Alep marble top
Dimensions: 130.18 x 62.87 x 88.05 cm (51¹/₄ x 24³/₄ x 34²/₃ inches)
Provenance: Private Collection

Categories: Furniture