mid c18th german serpentine outline walnut baroque period commode

Mid C18th German serpentine outline walnut baroque period commode.


| $6,117 USD | €5,548 EUR

Item Ref

ML 232


Mid C18th German serpentine outline walnut baroque period commode.
Shapely serpentine fronted 4-drawer walnut and fruitwood commode. Cross-banded and inlaid throughout, the top with a central reserve and a large 8-point star ‘compass’ motif in contrasting rosewood and satinwood or sycamore sections.
Fitted with stylised dolphin patinated bronze handles , possibly of a later date , and decorative patinated bronze escutcheon plates . The top edge and base with sectional cross-grain mouldings , the whole raised on original tapering front feet , the rear on square section feet.
The pine-lined drawers fitted with original steel sprung locks , retaining 2 original keys .
The sides with broad crossbanding, the verso fitted with the original backboard.
Wonderful rich colour and patina to the figured and burr veneers . In superb original condition, has been sympathetically cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
H 37”
W 48”
D 26”
Germany , probably Frankfurt 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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 232


Height = 92 cm (36")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 65 cm (26")

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