mid c18th italian olivewood fruitwood and walnut commode of serpentine outline

Mid C18th Italian olive-wood, fruit-wood and walnut commode of serpentine outline.


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Item Ref

ML 187


Mid C18th Italian olive-wood , fruit-wood and walnut commode of serpentine outline.
Raised on elegant slender cabriole legs , the 2 short and 2 long drawers above a shaped frieze and below a cross-banded and serpentine outline top . The twin reserve panel top , sides and drawers all with broad cross-banding . The top with a moulded edge and shaped corners .The combination of figured olive-wood , walnut and fruitwood veneers all with a rich patina and colour.
Fitted with exceptional cast-brass mermaid , shell and cherub decorated handles and escutcheons, appearing to be original but definitely of the period .
All original drawer linings and fitted with original iron locks . Original back-boards , with old paper covering. Supplied with original steel and brass key (not functioning).
A rare and decorative Italian or Southern European commode chest of outstanding colour and patina, in excellent original condition.
H 36"
W 51"
D 23"
Italy c. 1750

Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 years ,M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 187


Height = 91 cm (36")
Width = 130 cm (51")
Depth = 59 cm (23")

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