Lot 229Late Louis XV Ormolu-Mounted Tulipwood and Marquetry Bombé Commode
Third quarter 18th century, probably Dutch
The later marble serpentine top above a bombé case with two drawers sans traverse centered by an inlaid musical trophy under swagged drapery and flanked by flowers, the sides similarly inlaid with flowers, the angled stiles with rams' head mounts and continuing to sabots. Height 35 3/4 inches, width 57 inches, depth 22 1/2 inches.
C Estate of Oleg Cassini, Oyster Bay Cove Residence, New York
Sold for $4,063
Restored condition, later marble top, sunfading to left side and front and now with patches to veneers with in-painting, loss to veneer of top edge slightly left of center, old marks and scratches, handles and escutcheons possibly later, right handle to bottom drawer lacking nut at back, age cracks to sides, bottom now with plywood plank.
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