Lot 341Régence Ormolu- and Brass-Mounted Parquetry Commode
First quarter 18th century
The marble top above two short over three long drawers and a shaped apron, the quarter-veneered sides inlaid with quatrefoils, the stop-fluted brass-mounted rounded stiles continuing to bifurcated feet centered by a shell; one small drawer interior with printed label: 'THE PANTECHNICON TURNHAM GREEN, W4 4JH' and the inked inscription 'LORD AMHERST 111/2'.. Height 33 1/2 inches (85.1 cm), width 52 inches (132.1 cm), depth 25 3/4 inches (65.5 cm).
Sold for $10,080
Previous restorations, associated marble top, losses and restorations to veneers, later darker veneers to drawer fronts, lacking keys, losses to veneers surrounding drawers, handles appear to be original, left stile lacking central brass stop-fluting, old marks and scratches; one drawer with printed label: 'THE PANTECHNICON TURNHAM GREEN, W4 4JH' and the inked inscription 'LORD AMHERST 111/2'.
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