AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF KINGWOOD AND GILT BRONZE MOUNTED COMMODES

9609 AN IMPORTANT PAIR OF KINGWOOD AND GILT BRONZE MOUNTED COMMODES Naples Or Genoa. Circa 1760.   Measurements: Height: 36″ (91 cm) Width: 50 1/2″ (128 cm) Depth: 22 1/4″ (56.5 cm)



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Of kingwood with gilt bronze mounts.  The serpentine quarter veneered shaped top with end grain ovolo edge and covered by an eight petaled floral motif composed of kingwood hearts.  The bombé and serpentine front fitted with three drawers including a concealed frieze drawer.  The two lower drawers fitted with complex rococo gilt bronze handles and escutcheons and centred by an eight petaled inlaid floral motif.  The sides similarly inlaid and set with floral gilt bronze mounts to the corners.  The whole resting on four elegantly sprayed chevron veneered legs ending in gilt bronze floral sabots.

 


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