Lot 521Louis XV Ormolu-Mounted Kingwood and Amaranth Marquetry Commode
By Antoine Criaerd, Second quarter 18th century
The serpentine marble top above a conforming case fitted with long drawers flanked by keeled stiles headed by pierced foliate-cast mounts and ending in sabots; stamped A CRIAERD twice. Height 32 3/4 inches, width 51 inches, depth 24 1/2 inches.
Antoine Criaerd, active 1720-1750.
Duc de Bauffremont.
Sold, Christie's, New York, May 9, 1985, lot 158.
Sold, Christie's, New York, October 15, 1988, lot 136.
C Estate of Oleg Cassini, Oyster Bay Cove Residence, New York
Sold for $1,875
Good restored condition, top possibly original, sunfading to front with perishing to varnish, old marks and scratches, losses, replacements and lifting to marquetry, age cracks to sides, tearing to marquetry of sides with later braces to interior of carcass, losses to right edge of top drawer, scuffs to feet.
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